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The Best Bubbly Wines At Costco for New Year’s – Plus How To Easily Saber Champagne Bottles

​Hi everyone, this is an oldie but goodie, that’s relevant with the New Year coming up. I updated a few things throughout, and be sure to read until the end to learn how to easily become a Champagne sabering rock star this New Years. (Practice on the Kirkland Prosecco, work your way up to the …

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Side by Side Tasting of the Kirkland Champagne – New Bottle vs Old Bottle

There’s been a bit of a debate going on among readers about the new bottle design for the Kirkland Champagne. The new bottle is shorter and wider (pictured on the right above), and some people have found it to taste differently than the original one. So I thought it would be fun to go side …

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NV Casa Farvive Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG

I love the shape of this bottle. It’s short and fat and looks like the top-half of a magnum. Perhaps not the best fit to store on a wine rack, but this type of wine can be stored upright for years without compromise. I don’t personally recommend storing this wine for years, however. I usually …

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Kirkland Signature Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG

We reviewed this wine a while back, but since each new release of a Kirkland Signature label can essentially be a totally different wine, I feel that it’s relevant to review it again. Also, December 31st is fast-approaching and there is no better way to toast to the New Year than with a glass of …

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NV Francois Montand “Méthode Traditionnelle” Brut Sparkling Wine

We cannot technically call this wine “champagne.” Since it’s from Jura, France, we are not allowed to confuse this wine with its cousin in Champagne. That’s the rule. This being said, if I were to bring this to a New Year’s Eve party, I would certainly announce to everyone in the room that I’ve brought …

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