Pink bubbles usually costs more than white ones. Some people say this is because you have to add some still red wine to the white bubbly, which can up the cost either because of the additional wine and the additional effort. But it’s worth it!
We’ve gone through some great sparkling rosés, but here’s a great secret: Alsace. I’m a huge fan of Alsace wines in general, and the rosé sparklers are no exception. Since it’s not from the Champagne region, it can’t be called Champagne but it’s made in the exact same way and just called Crémant d’Alsace. The rosé versions are made with all Pinot Noir grapes and are so good and way more affordable. Great strawberry and raspberry with a lot of minerality to them. The only difference I always find is that the bubbles are pretty hearty and not as elegant as Champagne – some people like that, some don’t, some like both.
Anyway, here are a few great ones to try: