Cheers to 2021! To help you count down to midnight on December 31, these are the best sparkling wines at the LCBO under $25.
Despite what you might think, toasting the New Year doesn't need to be expensive.
Instead of reaching for expensive champagne, you can enjoy a tasty bottle of prosecco or cava.
Wine expert Benoit Lefèvre from Vino2Travel shared his top picks that you'll want to sip this holiday season.
Details: Forget your standard bottle of champagne, this product from Ontario's Prince Edward County has a gorgeous pink hue. According to Benoit, the sparkling rosé is made with Gamay Noir grapes and has light-bodied bubbles.
Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 Sparkling
Details: Benoit told Narcity, "Benjamin Bridge is a pioneer in Canada when it comes to the production of top-quality sparkling wines." He suggests this sweet wine would be perfect for sipping with a fruit-based dessert.
Louis Bouillot Perle d'Aurore Brut Rosé
Details: Are you searching for a delicious bottle to pop open at midnight? Benoit recommends this fruity sparkling rose as it is an "affordable option while keeping a good quality."
Segura Viudas Brut Reserva Cava
Details: A bottle of bubbly doesn't need to break the bank. Benoit told Narcity, Spanish cava is an affordable option with fantastic bubbles that pair well with oysters, shrimps, or snow crab.
Pere Ventura Tresor Brut Reserva Cava
Details: Another top pick comes from Spain; Benoit says it is "a refreshing and elegant cava." If you want to enjoy it with food — lobster rolls, shellfish or seafood tapas are all a solid choice.
Tenuta S. Anna Prosecco Extra-Dry
Details: Instead of expensive champagne, consider picking up prosecco instead. Benoit told Narcity this bottle is a "great value Italian bubbles" that would be perfect with vegetable dishes or seafood pasta.
Bottega Vino Dei Poeti Prosecco DOC
Details: It is the most budget-friendly option on the list. Benoit describes this prosecco as "light and vibrant" and ideal for celebrating.