Bubbles! Favorite Champagnes

Next to diamonds, Bubbles are probably most Thirsty Girl’s best friends!

What’s in a Name?

Here are few terms to remember:

  • Sparkling wine – This is the umbrella category for any wine with bubbles.
  • Champagne – Champagne is a type of sparkling wine made in the Champagne region of France. If the wine isn’t made in Champagne, it technically should be called sparkling wine.
  • Cava – Though the word means cellar, it refers to sparkling wine from Spain.
  • Spumante – Fully sparkling wines from Italy. Lightly fizzy Italian wines are called frizzante.

Here are some tips from Leslie for choosing:
For elegance and light to medium-body, look for wines from:Billecart-Salmon, Pommery, Lanson, Laurent-Perrier, and Moët & Chandon

For more fullness and richness, look for wines from:Pol Roger, Mumm, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Bollinger, and Krug

Share here what your favorite Champagnes are to drink (and if you’re so bold- share what occasion you like to drink it with!)

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