What a difference a few bubbles make! The fizz and froth combine to give wine a whole lot of giddy up and it is the perfect toast to mark a special occasion or get a party started.
While Champagne claims the limelight, there are a host of shimmering alternatives, including Pet Nat, Sekt and Blanquette de Limoux, produced by winemakers who are taking this most frivolous of drinks very seriously indeed.
Join Wines Direct’s Owen Murphy for a ramble around the different types and methods of making sparkling wine and what makes them so darn tantalising. If we had our way, it’d be bubbles for breakfast, dinner and tea!