Best Bargain Bubbles for New Year’s Eve Celebrations



As the New Year approaches, it's time to start thinking about the perfect bottle of bubbles to toast with at midnight. But you don't have to break the bank to find a delicious and affordable option. Drinks expert Helena Nicklin has handpicked her top choices from supermarkets, offering great value for money. From Portuguese pop to Italian sparklers, there's something for everyone on the shelves.

Porta 6 Sparkling Brut

Price: £8 (down from £9)

Looking to try something new this New Year's? Look no further than this Portuguese gem. Made with a blend of lesser-known local grapes, it offers incredible value for money. Whether you're pairing it with a meal or enjoying it on its own, this wine is a great choice. Score: 4/5

Allini Prosecco Spumante

Price: £5.75

For a crowd-pleasing option that won't break the bank, opt for this Italian sparkler. With its pear drop-scented bubbles, it's easy to drink and perfect for cocktails like bellinis. Score: 3/5

Sainsbury's Cava Brut

Price: £6

Don't underestimate the value of Cava. Made using the same labor-intensive method as Champagne, this Spanish sipper offers exceptional value for money. With its toasty, tropical flavors, it's a great choice for any New Year celebration. Score: 3/5

Radacini Blanc de Noirs

Price: £7

If you're feeling adventurous, give this Moldovan sparkling white a try. Made with Cabernet Sauvignon, it offers a unique twist on traditional bubbles. With its soft, pinkish tinge and fruity flavor, it's a great alternative to Prosecco. Score: 4/5

Stormhoek Fairtrade Moscato Rosé

Price: £5.35

This South African Moscato is a blingtastic option for those who prefer sweeter sparklers. With its tart raspberry flavors and yeasty grapiness, it's the perfect accompaniment to berry-based desserts. Plus, it's a steal at this price. Score: 3/5

Veuve Monsigny Rosé Brut NV

Price: £12.99

When it comes to celebrating with pink Champagne, this bottle from Aldi is unbeatable. With its blend of Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, it offers a spiced red apple flavor that's perfect for parties. And at this price, it's a steal. Score: 5/5

Champagne Veuve Delattre Brut NV

Price: £12.99

If you're looking for classic French Champagne, this Lidl bottle is a must-try. With its brioche and apple flavors, it's well-balanced and highly enjoyable. And at just over a tenner, it's a steal. Score: 5/5

Taste the Difference Pignoletto Brut

Price: £7 (down from £8)

For a Prosecco-like option with a twist, try Pignoletto. This Italian grape offers a drier and more savory flavor profile, making it perfect for canapés or bellinis. It's a great choice for hosting a gathering without breaking the bank. Score: 3/5

Overall, there are plenty of affordable options to choose from for your New Year's Eve celebrations. Whether you prefer Portuguese pop or classic French Champagne, these bottles offer incredible value for money. So raise a glass and toast to the New Year without breaking the bank.
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