Top 10 Champagnes and Bubblies to Celebrate the New Year – Festive Fizz from France to Niagara, from Prosecco to Cava

The countdown to New Year’s Eve begins! Here are some terrific sparkling wines to help you celebrate. So many wine regions now produce bubblies: there’s a style and price point to make everyone feel festive.

Cheers!

Natalie

Gloria Ferrer Brut Sparkling Wine Méthode Champenoise, Sonoma County, California

I've been a fan of this bubbly for years: It's beautifully made and so refreshing. The price is an absolute steal. Get a case for the holidays. Drink: 2011-2015.

$21.95
Score: 90/100
Best Value Sparkling Wine.

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Domaine De Vaugondy Brut Vouvray Methode Traditionnelle, Perdriaux, A.C., Loire, France

Full-bodied, robust dry bubbly. Good value with straight forward pleasure. Great price. Drink: 2011-2013.

$18.95
Score: 87/100
Best Value Sparkling Wine

Pair with: oysters, seafood salad.

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Santa Margherita Prosecco Di Valdobbiadene Brut, D.O.C., Veneto, Italy

Wonderful bubbly, packed with peach and pear notes! Want to service bubbly at your wedding or large reception but not break the bank? This is your go-to sparkler. Can’t beat the value/taste/price ratio. Yum!
$17.95
Score: 89/100
Best Value Sparkling Wine

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2006 Jackson-Triggs Entourage Silver Series Brut Méthode Classique, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario

Superb: Look out world, Canada’s coming out! Toasty with green apple goodness and a lovely and persistent mousse. This is classic and elegant with the right finesse for any celebration. Drink: 2011-2014.

$22.95
Score: 91/100
Top Rated Sparkling Wine

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Elyssia Pinot Noir Brut Cava, Spain


Fresh field raspberries and zesty acidity. Medium-bodied and refreshing.

$24.95
Score: 88/100
Best Value Sparkling Wine

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Freixenet Cava Cordon Rosado, Spain

How festive is this pink bubbly? Aromas of ripe field raspberries tickle your note. Float a raspberry on top for an extra festive touch.

$12.65
Score: 87/100
Favorite Sparkling Wine

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Sumac Ridge Estate Winery Chardonnay Tribute, Okanagan Valley, B.C.

Made exclusively from Chardonnay grapes in honour of Canadian athletes who will compete at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympics Winter Games, this wine dances with zingy citrus notes and has a lovely toasty finish.

$30.00
Score: 91/100

Favorite Sparkling WinePair with: oysters, fresh shellfish, buttered popcorn.

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Taittinger Champagne Brut Réserve, A.C., Champagne, France

A lovely zesty champagne with a yeasty-toasty character and Granny Smith aromas. Robust and satisfying. A champagne to celebrate … anything! Drink: 2011-2014

$53.95
Score: 91/100
Top Rated Sparkling Wine

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2002 Moët & Chandon Brut Grand Vintage Champagne, A.C., Champagne, France

Superb, toasty and robust with assertive notes of green apple and baked bread. Drink: 2011-2014.

$81.95
Score: 91/100
Top Rated Sparkling Wine

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Bollinger Brut Special Cuvée, A.C., Champagne, France

Love it! Muscular, rich, toasty and full-bodied… just like James Bond who loved this bubbly. Spectacularly well-made… you will never, ever be disappointed with it… or will I if you give it as a gift. Drink: 2011-2016.

$69.95
Score: 95/100
Top Rated Sparkling Wine

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