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Best Champagne and sparkling wines for 2022

From Champagne and prosecco to Cava and Welsh offerings, we round up the best sparkling wines for the perfect celebration.

Best champagne and sparking wine
Published: December 2nd, 2021 at 2:07 pm
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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

Buy Pol Roger Brut Vintage from The Finest Bubble

Best champagne

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

Buy R de Ruinart Champagne from Fortnum & Mason

Best champagne

Bollinger Special Cuvee Champagne, £49.99, from Majestic

Buy Bollinger Special Cuvee Champagne from Majestic

Best champagne

Nicolas Feuillatte Reserve Rosé NV, £33, from Waitrose

Buy Nicolas Feuillatte Reserve Rosé NV from Waitrose

Best champagne

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

Buy Champagne Billecart-Salmon, Brut Réserve from Berry Bros & Rudd

Best champagne

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

Buy Sea Change Prosecco DOC from Sea Change Wine


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

Buy The Emissary Prosecco DOC Rosé Treviso from The Emissary

Best prosecco

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

Buy The Wine Merchants’ Range Prosecco, Extra Dry from Berry, Bros & Rudd

Best prosecco

Fili Prosecco NV, £14.99, from Laithwaites

Buy Fili Prosecco NV from Laithwaites

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

Buy Castillo Perelada Cava Brut from Waitrose

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

Best cava

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

Buy Bolney Blanc de Blancs from Bolney Wine Estate

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

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