Some Bubbly-Buying Advice for NYE

This stuff, for example.
This stuff, for example. Photo: W. Blake Gray

First of all, why do you only by Champagne and sparky stuff when you’re heading to a New Year’s Eve party? That’s so American of you. Anyway, since this is the time of year when people most seek out the bubbles, W. Blake Gray has some sage words of advice, including 1) shop in a real wine shop, and 2) seek out some good American stuff or crémants from the non-Champagne regions of France. [Gray Market Report]