2021 was a difficult year in so many ways, but as it nears a close – let’s say goodbye in style. We know it feels like the holiday errands never end: from gift-shopping to meal-planning to figuring out the best wines for your Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa celebrations. Thankfully, the errands are almost done and the time to celebrate is here. Head into Tipsy to stock up on delicious bubbly to toast to a new year.
Veuve Ambal Cremant de Bourgogne ($15): This cremant is light and bubbly like Champagne, but without the price tag.
Wild Nature Prosecco Col Fundo ($19): This spritzy processo has hints of almond biscuits, apricot, pear and wildflowers, almond biscuits.
Christoph Hoch Kalkspitz Pet Nat ($25): Producer Christoph Hoch trained with famous Champagne producers and uses chalky soil for this pet nat, which is prized in Champagne.
Francis Ford Coppola Sofia Mini Blanc De Blanc (4 pk/$20): Party hop with these cute cans filled with boundless bubbles.
J.L. Vergnon Conversation Brut 375ml ($30): This Champagne has an acidity with a creamy roundness and hints of baking spice and toasted hazelnuts.
Louis Roederer, Champagne Brut Rosé ($35): This mature, generous wine boasts red fruits that are balanced by a toasty character, ripe acidity and a touch of tannin and is made by one of the last independent and family-run Champagne houses.
Pol Roger Brut Reserve( $59): This Champagne is elegant, refined and balanced: a royal family favorite. (Churchill loved it too!)
BOE as if…Gratitude ($23): This sparking, natural orange is floral and tropical on the nose, with hints of lychee, peach, grapefruit, hyacinth, and gladiola swirl. Grapefruit persists on the palate along with almonds and honey. Some savory notes as well as peach.
Dom Bousquet Brut Rosé ($15): Rose petal pink in color, the nose is filled with floral and tropical fruit aromas. The soft texture gives way to red fruits and delicate bubbles in the mouth. A delectable bubbly for any occasion.
Gruet Saint VIncent Brut Rosé ($16): This sparkler is vibrant magenta in color and is always an approachable crowd pleaser.
Terroir Sonoro Cinsault El Impostor ($16): This sparkling wine is fun, delicious and impossible to categorize.
Lini Lambrusco Rosato ($18): Keep it fun and light-hearted with this rosato with floral and fresh cherry bubbles.
Paris Rocchi Vernaccia Nera Spumante ($17): A dry, red sparkling in a beautiful dark purple color. This wine comes in two forms; sweet and dry, but we have to say that we prefer the dry!
Lini Lambrusco Rosso ($18): Try a bold, deep raspberry on a dry, bubbly finish.