20 Sparkling Wines Under $20 for NYE!

Just because the ball’s about to drop, doesn’t mean your bank balance has to! We’ve rounded up our top New Years Eve “bubbles on a budget” picks from the LCBO. So go stock up and ring 2017 in #SparklingWinos style!

Segura Viudas Brut Reserva Cava

$14.95

Straw yellow colour; toasty, yeasty nose with nutty/cooked apple notes; dry, rich, medium-full bodied, with flavours of nuts and biscuits; long and creamy finish on palate. Learn more…

  • 50% Macabeo, 35% Parellada, 15% Xarello
  • Region: Penedès, Spain
  • Alcohol: 12%
  • Sugar: 7 g/L

Villa Sandi Prosecco DOC

$14.45

Pale lemon with light mousse; aromas of apple, pear and a touch floral; dry and light in body with flavours of peach, lemon & lime, fresh apple and melon. Learn more…

  • 100% Glera
  • Region: Veneto, Italy
  • Alcohol: 11%
  • Sugar: 12 g/L

Wolfberger Brut Crémant d’Alsace

$18.95

Read our “Pop or Flop” review!

  • 100% Pinot Blanc
  • Region: Alsace, France
  • Alcohol: 12%
  • Sugar: 5 g/L

Jacob’s Creek Sparkling

$14.95

Brilliant pale lemon colour; aromas of white grapefruit, yellow apple and biscuit; extra dry, medium bodied, with refreshing flavours of lemon-lime, white peach and mineral. Learn more…

  • Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
  • Region: South Eastern Australia
  • Alcohol: 11.5%
  • Sugar: 9 g/L

Jackson-Triggs Méthode Cuve Close Sparkling VQA

$14.95

Pale straw colour; apple blossom, yeasty and bread pudding aromas with hints of crisp apple; dry, zesty, refreshing palate with a fine cleansing mousse. Learn more…

  • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Riesling
  • Region: Ontario, Canada
  • Alcohol: 13.3%
  • Sugar: 15 g/L

Bottega Prosecco DOC

$14.95

Pale straw colour, fine bubbles; fresh & fragrant with delicate apple, pear, citrus and hints of honeysuckle & white fruit on the nose; dry, with barely a hint of sweetness on palate & flavours of green apple and citrus; refreshing finish. Learn more…

  • 100% Glera
  • Region: Veneto, Italy
  • Alcohol: 11%
  • Sugar: 10 g/L

Grande Cuvee 1531 De Aimery, Cremant De Limoux

$17.40

Clear, pale yellow; aromas of green apple, pear and citrus. The palate is dry and medium bodied with medium acid; look for flavours of light toast, citrus and ripe pear followed by a cleansing finish. Learn more…

  • 70% Chardonnay, 20% Chenin blanc, 10% Mauzac
  • Region: Limoux, France
  • Alcohol: 12%
  • Sugar: 10 g/L

Joiy Sparkling

$19.95

This mini-serving gift features four tiny bottles of effervescent citrus freshness made from New Zealand Riesling. Naturally sweet and perfect for sharing. Learn more…

  • 100% Riesling
  • Region: New Zealand
  • Alcohol: 10%
  • Sugar: 34 g/L

Lily Sparkling Wine VQA

$14.95

Pale yellow-straw colour with a light mousse; aromas of binned apple, lemon/citrus and peach with light toast and floral notes; dry, medium bodied, with moderate acidity, flavours of apple, melon, apricot and citrus, with lingering apple and peach notes on the long finish. Learn more…

  • 100% Riesling
  • Region: Ontario, Canada
  • Alcohol: 11.5%
  • Sugar: 17 g/L

Cavas Hill 1887 Brut Cava

$13.95

Pale yellow-green colour; aromas and flavours of green apple and pear with light citrus, apricot and toast notes. Learn more…

  • Xarel·lo 50%, Macabeo 35%, Parellada 15%
  • Region: Penedès, Spain
  • Alcohol: 11.5%
  • Sugar: 10 g/L

Graham Beck Brut Sparkling

$18.95

A Pinot Noir and Chardonnay blend with 15-18 months’ bottle-ageing on lees, delivering yeasty, nutty, complex aromas and a creamy, rich palate with fine mousse. Freshness, lemony citrus fruit, crisp acidity and a lingering finish. (Christelle Guibert, decanter.com, Dec. 7, 2015). Learn more…

  • Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
  • Region: Western Cape, South Africa
  • Alcohol: 12%
  • Sugar: 4 g/L

Codorniu Seleccion Raventos Rosé

$16.95

Read our “Pop or Flop” review!

  • 100% Pinot Noir
  • Region: Penedès, Spain
  • Alcohol: 12%
  • Sugar: 13 g/L

Megalomaniac Sparkling Personality 2015

$19.95

Made in the Charmat method from 100% Riesling grapes, it offers bright lemon zest, pear and stony/earthy notes with a subtle suggestion of sweetness. This is sure to be a crowd pleaser. (VINTAGES panel, March 2016). Learn more…

  • 100% Rieseling
  • Region: Ontario, Canada
  • Alcohol: 9.6%
  • Sugar: 31 g/L

Cono Sur Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé

$13.95

Pale salmon colour; aromas of wild raspberry, rhubarb and a hint of earth; on the palate it is dry with bright acidity and medium bodied; the flavours reflect the sweet red berry fruit detected on the nose with a clean finish. Learn more…

  • 100% Pinot Noir
  • Region: Pirque, Chile
  • Alcohol: 12%
  • Sugar: 11 g/L

Santa Margherita Brut Prosecco Superiore

$16.95

Read our “Pop or Flop” review!

  • 100% Glera
  • Region: Veneto, Italy
  • Alcohol: 11.5%
  • Sugar: 10 g/L

Cathedral Cellar Brut Sparkling

$17.95

Produced from a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, this refined sparkling wine spent 24 months on the lees and offers a clean, crisp profile and fine, persistent mousse. Dry, light-medium bodied, it’s defined by notes of almond biscuit, green apple, citrus and mineral. There’s a tangy note of lemon zest on the extended, refreshingly dry finish. (Susan Desjardins, winecurrent.com, April 7, 2014)

  • Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
  • Region: Western Cape, South Africa
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Sugar: 6 g/L

Hungaria Grand Cuvee Brut

$12.85

Bright straw in colour with small bubbles; aromas of peach, apple, mineral and yeast; off dry, crisp, ripe citrus, medium-body with medium-long fresh finish. Learn more…

  • Királyleányka, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
  • Region: Hungary
  • Alcohol: 11.5%
  • Sugar: 6 g/L

Happy New Year, Cheers to a Bubbly 2017!