Good sparkling wines don't need to bust budget

Consumer Reports tests sparkling wines

Published On: Dec 28 2012 06:34:17 PM CST

When it comes to sparkling wines, turns out there's reason to celebrate.


Consumer Reports tested 11 sparkling wines and found affordable ones to recommend.


After swirling, sniffing and sniffing, tested recommended  Blanc de Noirs from Gloria Ferrer, a California vintner.

It costs $16.


For $14, Gruet Blanc de Noirs from New Mexico rated even higher.