There is little doubt that sparkling wine is the preferred way to ring in the New Year with sales of bubbly wines spiking significantly during this time every year. While Champagne may get the most of the attention due simply to its renowned name and reputation there are many other bubbly wines that have the same quality but with different characteristics to enjoy.
Cava is quickly becoming another very popular sparkling wine for those looking to celebrate a special occasion. This premium sparkling wine from the region of Catalonia in Spain must be made in the traditional method in order to carry the name.
Cava can be made with a variety of grapes cultivated in the region, and is fermented not just once but a second time within the bottle. Cava much like Champagne comes in a varying level of dryness as well as sweetness that is carefully labled so that consumers can find the particular wine they would like to serve. Whether looking for a sparkling wine to serve with a particular dish or just wanting something new in those Champagne Flutes this New Year, Cava may just be a great way to try something new while you celebrate.