Beverages » Champagne Buying Guide
Becky Sue Epstein, Champagne and Sparkling Wine Expert, explains pinot noir (red grapes) and chardonnay (white grapes), how to decide what to serve (the champagne should be sweeter than the dessert), and reasonable prices to spend for a festive toast, gift giving, or to enjoy on your own.
Becky Sue Epstein
For the past 20 years, Becky Sue Epstein has been providing wine-and-spirits columns to magazines, newspapers and websites in the US and UK. Currently based in New England, she serves as Senior Editor, Wine & Spirits, for Intermezzo magazine, and contributes to many other publications. She began her career as a restaurant reviewer for The Los Angeles Times while working in film and television in Hollywood.