Sparkling Wines

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by isa, Nov 13, 2000.

  1. isa

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    The holidays are fast approaching since not everyone can live on champagne and foie gras how about mousse de foie and sparkling wines? A good compromise for the budget minded. Personally I love Codorniu from Spain. Anyone else?


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  2. m brown

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    Here are two mildly priced fav's

    Mason Dutze
    St. Michel

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  3. mudbug

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  4. david jones

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    How about an Italian Prosecco, by Nino Franco - it's a bit lower in alcohol, and a very easy drink. A French sparkling wine, Charles de Fere isn't bad, especially for $8 or less.

    The best value in Champagne is Oudinot N.V. I always favor a "cost-averaging" strategy: buy a mixed case or two, of wines that vary in price, and then only look at the total expenditure! If you average $15 per bottle, those two eight dollar "finds" help justify a $29 bottle of something nicer. (nice justification process, isn't it?)