Sparkling Wine

12 of the Best Grower Champagnes to Toast the Holidays

12 of the Best Grower Champagnes to Toast the Holidays

‘Tis the season to pop some bubbles! If we ever need an excuse to drink Champagne (spoiler: we don’t), the holidays offer plenty. We are also awash in grower Champagne, or bottles from smaller, artisanal winemakers who produce Champagne only from estate-owned vineyards. According to MarketWatch, grower Champagne imports to the United States grew by more […]

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Why Champagne and Fried Foods Are Perfect Together

Why Champagne and Fried Foods Are Perfect Together

Champagne with fried foods is an iconic — and irresistible — pairing. The Wall Street Journal and Southern Living have extolled the virtues of the quintessential high-low match, and it inspires an annual charitable event in Chicago, the aptly named Fried Chicken and Champagne Fest. A few years back, New Yorkers were treated to a dedicated fried-chicken-and-Champagne restaurant, […]

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Popping Off: The Most Popular Prosecco Brands of 2017

Popping Off: The Most Popular Prosecco Brands of 2017

It’s the bubbliest time of the year. While there are many options out there for sparkling wine, Prosecco is among the most pervasive. In fact, Prosecco sales are currently outpacing all other sparkling wines worldwide. It makes sense — Prosecco is often incredibly affordable, clean, and easy-drinking, making it perfect for solo sipping, boozy brunches, and holiday […]

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Climate Change Is Putting English Sparkling Wine on the Map

Climate Change Is Putting English Sparkling Wine on the Map

English Sparkling Wine is having a moment. What was once Champagne’s invitation-only pool party, attended exclusively by the world’s most finely honed palates, is now being invaded by cannonballing English sparkling wine producers. This is thanks to a number of fortuitous elements coming together to create a right-time, right-place kind of scenario. First of all, […]

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