Just in time for the new year – some top notch sparkling wines for the new year.
“It has to be French to be called Champagne.” Even those who don’t drink wine have heard this. If that were the end of it, though, we could safely assume that if it’s bubbly and French, it’s Champagne. Of course, that’s not the case: There are plenty of French sparkling wines that come from other parts of the country. The Champenois do not grant them the rights to use their regional name; these wines are instead called Cremant de…Some Other Part of France. – From Forbes