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New Year’s Sparkling Review

December 26, 2017
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Here we go again!; Whooo Hoooo! We are getting ready to close out an awesome 2017 and it’s difficult to invent new and crazy and fun ideas to ring in the New Year.

So… Christmas is over and the New Year is right around the corner. What can we do to make this a memorable celebration?

Perhaps you are planning on attending a huge gala event or a party of your own, or maybe just being at home with family and friends with the tv on watching and waiting for the ball to drop in time square. No matter what your plans are, it’s always fun to have a nice bottle of sparkling bubbly on hand. I hope you had a great 2017 and are ready to celebrate and toast in a new 2018. Here are some suggestions if you feel like drinking dry or sweet. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Rose

I love this Champagne! The aroma is delightful with raspberry and cherry and a hint of fresh ginger and lemon on the finish.

Francois Montand Brut Blanc

I couldn’t believe how good this sparkler tasted for the price. Delicate light bubbles sparkle in your glass and on the nose slight hints of citrus make your mouth water. Then on the palate it bursts with golden delicious apples with a hint of Meyer lemon and a tickle of walnut.

Lamarca Prosecco

A delicious sparkler all the way from Italy. It’s fresh and clean with notes of green apple and lemon. Great for making Mimosas.

Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial Champagne

Introducing the first Champagne to be served over ice. The flavor has lots of fresh fruit like mango, guava, nectarine and raspberry. Serve it with ice and fresh fruit like pineapple, raspberries and strawberries.

As we say good bye to 2017 and hello to 2018, I look forward to seeing you all at Nino’s.

Happy New Year!
Simone

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