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Amazing Wine Labels More Intoxicating Than What's in the Bottle

Amazing Wine Labels More Intoxicating Than What's in the Bottle

If wine labels influence how you buy wine, here are some spectacular ones that will have you reaching for your wallet

The flirty golden glitter on Favia Wines' Interessante label hints at the tropical fruit, Meyer lemon, and white peach flavors in the wine.

Selecting a wine can be a daunting task, and deciphering the label can be another hurdle. Chances are you base your wine buying on a recommendation from a friend or a seemingly knowledgeable store clerk, or maybe on a review in a wine newsletter or website — or are you seduced by the packaging, by a heavy bottle or an eye-catching label? There's nothing wrong with that if you do; you're in good company.

A 2015 Gallo wine consumer trend survey reports millennials are four times more likely to purchase a wine based on the wine labeldesign than baby-boomers are. Younger adults tend to gravitate toward labels with personality and originality, whereas the older set cares more about wine description and origin.

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It’s true that marketing is key and that, with wine as with other commodities, individual products have to stand out among a sea of other goods of similar quality. Labels and bottle design are important contributors to clinching the sale. Designers and winemakers alike have gone to great lengths to capture our attention; the creativity and thought behind some wine labels is truly outstanding. Whether colorful, humorous, poignant, or some emotional connection, designs instantly grab our attention. Here are some noteworthy and amusing labels we couldn’t pass by.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.


The Best Champagne For All of Your Celebrations

All the bubbly you should pop, from date night to your big day.

There are as many good reasons to pop a bottle of champagne as there are reasons to celebrate: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, Fridays. Any time is a good time to sip a little bubbly if you ask us. And while we may be fizz enthusiasts, we can also understand why some tipplers can feel overwhelmed at the plethora of options available when you want to pop a cork. Whether you're looking for the ideal bottle to serve at brunch, the right cuvée for gifting, or a perfect sip to celebrate a special occasion, we've taken the guess work out of choosing. Below, find a few of our very favorite bottles that are sure to please every palate.

The bright acidity and red fruit zip of this bottle is offset by flavors of toasted nuts and baked bread thanks to the brand's mix of pinot noir and pinot meunier varietals in nearly equal portions. Pair it with a classic roast chicken to take your dinner party to a whole new level, or serve with dollops of fresh whipped cream and sliced stone fruit for an effortlessly decadent final course.

007 may be British, but his go-to bubbly is decidedly French. In addition to being the official champagne brand of James Bond, this vintage bottle, which aged for 8 years on the lees, boasts complex notes of stonefruit and sultry spice that make it an ideal partner for seafood courses, cheese plates&mdasheven festive turkey dinner.

Celebrate like a royal with this champagne, which was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan's wedding as well as William and Kate's (it's also said to have been the top pick of Winston Churchill.) This fruit-forward champagne boasts notes of berries and citrus, with just enough minerality to keep it crisp.

Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne, Veuve Clicquot ("veuve" in French means widow, a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who took over the family's champagne house after her husband's death in the early 19th century and transformed the brand into an international powerhouse) justifies its iconic status with a well-balanced, pinot noir-forward wine that suits as well with a first course as it does on its own.

This 100% chardonnay bottle offers a beautiful expression of blanc de blancs for fans of the style (and for those who just don't know they're fans yet.) Its full-bodied mousse and toasty profile gives way to notes of honey, almond, and fragrant fruits like peach and green apple.

This bright, zesty champagne with notes of apricot, baked bread, and red fruit really wakes up the palate, making it a perfect sip to start a meal or to refresh the palate between the main course and dessert. After all, what says "celebration" more than a champagne course?

With a higher proportion of chardonnay than your typical non-vintage champagne, this bottle provides a fresh, crisp palate of citrus and mineral notes that would be the perfect compliment to fresh seafood&mdashbecause nothing says "party" like champagne and oysters.

If you're going to go for vintage (the only type of wines that renowned champagne house Dom Perignon produces) don't skimp. This bottling, named for the Benedictine monk who (according to legend) was the father of the champagne style, has a decadent, creamy flavor with notes of white flowers, berries, and toasted pastry.

For racing fans, this eye-catching bubbly&mdasha longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby&mdashis just the ticket. The palette keeps things fresh with a healthy dose of citrus and juicy stonefruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh baked bread&mdashthe perfect champagne for sipping all day long.

As the delicate blooms on its label suggest, this bottle strikes a delicate nose of white florals that give way to a more vivacious palate marked by lemon, apricot, honey, and butter. If that sounds like a decadent dessert, then take that as a cue and serve it alongside one&mdashyou won't miss the coffee service at all.

For those who prefer a champagne with a rounder flavor profile, this cuvée, made with a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, going as far back as 1998. Rich with stone fruit and citrus with just an edge of spice and hint of chocolate, this is a bottle that deserves to be appreciated entirely on its own.

Blended primarily from pinot noir grapes, with a smaller proportion of chardonnay and pinot meunier, this cuvée carries toasty notes of freshly-baked brioche and rich stone fruit, pear, and apple. The fine mousse contributes to a juicy quality that makes it a good pairing for party noshing.

Treat yourself like a king with a bottle of this champagne which was originally designed in 1876 specifically to suit the tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The 2012&mdashthe most recent vintage of Cristal from the Louis Roederer estate&mdashin particular has earned rave reviews for its balanced intensity and crispness with notes of citrus, fresh bread, subtle warm spices, and a brisk mineral finish.