Whether you’re throwing a big New Year’s Eve party or celebrating with a loved one from the comfort of your couch, you’ll need one thing to make the night: a quality bottle of bubbly. Luckily, finding a suitable sparkling wine that pleases your palate without depleting your holiday-drained bank account is not an impossible feat. These bottles of sparkling wine and champagne under $40 will help you ring in the New Year right.
As classic as a brut can get, this sparkling white wine from the Arroyo Seco region of California features aromas and flavors of pear and dried apricot with slight hints of creamy crème brulee and apple. Serve with dessert as you ring in the New Year.