There’s a bottle of fizz out there to suit everyone – this selection of sparkling wines covers a wide range of prices and styles so whatever the occasion you’ll find something to help get the party started…


Best Champagne

This iconic French sparkling wine is a mainstay of any celebration. Check out these effervescent delights for a special occasion…

Pol Roger Brut Vintage 2012, £88, from The Finest Bubble

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Best champagne

R de Ruinart Champagne, £53.95, from Fortnum & Mason

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Best champagne

Bollinger Special Cuvee Champagne, £49.99, from Majestic

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Best champagne

Nicolas Feuillatte Reserve Rosé NV, £33, from Waitrose

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Best champagne

Champagne Billecart-Salmon, Brut Réserve, £40, from Berry Bros. & Rudd

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Best Prosecco

The popularity of Italian-produced Prosecco has rocketed in recent years – a trend that shows little sign of slowing. Here are some tasty options…

Prosecco Rosé DOC, £6.49, from Aldi

Buy Prosecco Rosé DOC from Aldi


Sea Change Prosecco DOC, £12.99, from Sea Change Wine

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The Emissary Prosecco DOC Rosé Treviso, £14.99, from The Emissary

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Best prosecco

The Wine Merchants’ Range Prosecco, Extra Dry, £13.50, from Berry, Bros. & Rudd

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Best prosecco

Fili Prosecco NV, £14.99, from Laithwaites

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Best prosecco

Best Cava

Created in the ‘Champagne method’, but using different grapes, Cava is a less expensive – but still delicious – alternative to the French big-hitter. Here are a few to try…

Oriol Rossell Brut Nature Reserva, £17.99, from Laithwaites

Buy Oriol Rossell Brut Nature Reserva from Laithwaites

Best cava

Castillo Perelada Cava Brut, £10.79, from Waitrose

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Best cava

Codorniu Brut Cava 2018, £11.99, from Majestic

Buy Codorniu Brut Cava 2018 from Majestic

Best cava

Pere Ventura Cuvée Classic Cava, £11.75, from The Great Wine Co.

Buy Pere Ventura Cuvée Classic Cava from The Great Wine Co.

Cuvee classic cava

Freixenet Elyssia Gran Cuvee Brut Cava, £15.99, from Ocado

Buy Freixenet Elyssia Gran Cuvee Brut Cava from Ocado

Best cava

Best English & Welsh sparkling wines

The quality of British wines has been on an upward trajectory for several years now, and today there are many high-quality, award-winning varieties to buy, including these examples…

Vintage Sparkling Rosé 2018, £22, from Glyndwr Vineyard

Buy Glyndwr Vintage Sparkling Rosé from Glyndwr Vineyard


Exton Park RB32 Brut, £39, from Exton Park Vineyard

Buy Exton Park RB32 Brut from Exton Park Vineyard

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Bolney Blanc de Blancs, £36, from Bolney Wine Estate

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Bolney wine estate

Rathfinny Rosé Brut 2018, £36, from Rathfinny Estate

Buy Rathfinny Rosé Brut from Rathfinny Estate


Wiston Brut NV, £29.50, from Wiston Estate

Buy Wiston Brut NV from Wiston Estate

Best sparkling wine