American consumers have a thirst for bubbly—sales of sparkling wine from numerous regions continue to be one of the strongest-growing categories in the U.S. market. And while French Champagne and Italian Prosecco are well-known success stories, Spanish Cava emerged as a winner in 2021, when shipments to the United States skyrocketed. Read Wine Spectator senior editor Alison Napjus' analysis of the Cava boom.
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