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U.S. sparkling wine houses offer delicious bubblies for the holidays

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At Iron Horse in the Russian River Valley, CEO Joy Sterling says that new plantings have paid off in better-quality grapes and richer, yet drier wines.
From the Dec 31, 2020, issue

Let the bubbly flow this holiday season! Senior editor Tim Fish has reviewed nearly 100 North American sparkling wines in blind tastings this year. The wines hail from California, Oregon, Washington and New Mexico, with more than half of them earning outstanding scores of 90 points or higher. Get his reviews and learn more about the market for sparklers in 2020.

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