06 Dec Wine About It: Sparkling Wines
This month’s wine feature is all about the bubbles, and we’ve rounded up a handful of our favorite bottles of the effervescent stuff for all your holiday occasions – from the office party to Winemas to NYE, we’ve got you covered. No ‘pagne, no gain. 💪🏼
For a Holiday Party or Winemas
A staple in our sparkling wine lineup, plus a crazy good value on a high quality, DOCG classified magnum bottle. (This refers to where the grapes were sourced – DOC is the most common for Prosecco and includes a widespread area of Italy’s Veneto region. Our Sorelle Bonca Brut is a Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG, so its grapes are produced in a smaller area known for some of the most concentrated Prosecco wines. Boom.)
The lesson here: no one will be mad if you show up with one of these to a holiday soiree.
Pair these bottles with a set of flutes, candle, or another bottle of wine (heyo!) for an easy but thoughtful gift. Even better? There are no rules that you can’t treat yourself to one, too.
We’re big fans of the Domaine des Baumard’s blend of Chenin Blanc and Cab Franc for something a little different from a typical Prosecco or Champagne, and if you’re looking for something to be enjoyed with a meal, the Besserat (with its slightly less intense fizz than other Champagnes) is actually made specifically to pair with food.
For Pulling Out All the Stops
Go big or go home. Perfect for celebrations big and small, impressing guests, or ringing in the New Year in style, this bottle from the longstanding house of Laurent-Perrier is classic, quintessential Champagne. Cheers!