The Basics Of Bubbly You Need For New Year’s Eve

  • December 26, 2017

New Year’s Eve is coming up fast, and what better way to celebrate the end of a very eventful 2017 than with an endless, overflowing supply of bubbly that will leave your guests just the right amount of tipsy as the new year comes along.

Now while we are certain that most of you are already well-versed in the fine art of sparkling wine, we’re here for those who plan on starting their journey into becoming their own versions of what they believe is a true bubbly connoisseur. It’s never too late to start, as they say—and luckily, you chose the right season to do it!

With your new year’s eve party rushing in fast, we want to make sure you’ve stocked up on only the best, because you know what makes it best. After all, the last thing anybody would want is to consume subpar bubbly on new year’s eve. With that, here’s a quick 101 on your favorite special occasion go-to: 

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FIRSTLY, WHAT IS SPARKLING WINE?

Sparkling wine contains hefty amounts of carbon dioxide in its blend, thus causing its signature fizzling effect.. This variety of wine is mostly consumed during very special occasions because of its luxe quality.

KNOW YOUR TYPES:

Blanc de Blancs

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Ruinart Blanc de Blancs champagne

This is a White Champagne that is made exclusively from Chardonnay grapes.

Blanc De Noirs

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Chandon Blanc de Noirs

A White Champagne that is made from a blend of red Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.

Cava

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2007 Codorniu Ars Collecta 456 Gran Reserva Brut

Spanish sparkling wine that is usually dry and zesty.

Prosecco

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Casanova Swarovski Edition Prosecco

Sparkling Italian white wine that is dry, fruity, and floral.

BEST SERVED:

Chilled

Now that you know the basics, here are the best bottles to pop open this new year’s eve.

Make it a wild one.

Cheers!