We love a glass (or three) of fizz and as party season is well under way, we know we’re going to be indulging in lots of it. With our bank balance being pulled in so many directions this time of year - we’ve picked out the best bottles under £15… one for every occasion, to keep you poppin’ bottles all the way to 2017.
The Best Party Pop - Prosecco Romeo & Juliet NV Treviso, Pasqua
This bottle of bubbles is fruity and fun, with floral notes and flavours of apple and pear, and that packaging was just made for parties. Keep the bubbles flowing all night long. £7.99 Majestic.
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2014 Villa Maria Lightly Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough
This sparkly Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand, is fresh and clean with zesty passionfruit and lime - guaranteed to get the party started and give your taste buds something new! £12.50, The New Zealand Cellar
The One For Making Cocktails - Treviso Follador Extra Dry Prosecco D.O.C.
When it comes to making cocktails, you want something subtle and fresh that will make your cocktail ingredients sing. This one’s extra dry with delicate floral and apple notes, plus lively bubbles, providing the perfect base for additional flavours. £12.00, Oddbins
Try this prosecco alternative - Cordonieu Brut NV Cava
Cava is the Spanish bubbly offering, made in the same style as Champagne and from a blend of three grapes - giving it a complexity you don’t often get at this price. Its popularity hasn’t reached the lofty heights of Prosecco and so it’s a great place to look for value - making it a perfect pop for mixing. £6.99, Majestic
Inspired? See our prosecco cocktail recipes here.
The One That’s Guaranteed to Impress - Monticella Prosecco Superiore DOCG
For a bottle that’s got it all - flavour, fizz and style, impress your guests with this top tipple. Only the best grapes make it into the bottle, giving it delicious fruity, floral and stone fruit aromas. Tropical flavours layer over those, and those bubbles just keep on going. £15, Marks & Spencers
Like that? You’ll love this: Berry Bros. & Rudd Crémant de Limoux by Antech
‘Cremant’ literally translates as ‘creamy’ and this exciting blend of Chardonnay, Chenin and Mauzac grapes from France’s Limoux has the most sumptuous bubbles. On top of that you’ll find red apple, honey and a touch of spice - we can’t get enough. £11.95, Berry Brothers
The One That’s Very Easy Drinking - Valdo Oro Puro, Prosecco Valdobbiadene
Soft, light, not too sweet and not too dry; this one is just right. Ripe zesty lemon and apple will wake up your palate as well as pairing with canapés and light bites. Perfect when it’s your third festive night out in a row and you swear you’ll have a night in tomorrow… £8.99, Waitrose
Love that? Try this: Mademoiselle Ladubay Saumur Brut Blanc NV
This Loire Valley sparkler is made in the same way as champagne and has a beautiful creamy mouthfeel - making it softer, easier to drink and totally ‘quaffable’, darling. A blend of Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay, it’s flavoursome with acacia, pink apple and citrus and is great value for money. £9.99, Ocado
The One You’ll Swear is Actual Champagne - Follador Prosecco Superiore DOCG Torri di Credazzo
The most elegant Prosecco around; all of the grapes are hand-picked from a single vineyard in the hills of the Veneto, Northern Italy. Nuances of apple, peach and rose petal come together and the end result is complex, full bodied and oh-so-stunning.£14.99, Waitrose Cellar
Try this prosecco alternative… Chapel Down Brut NV English Sparkling Wine
English bubbles are fantastic - our southern English land shares the same chalk soils as our Champagne cousins across the Channel, producing high quality wines with all the structure and minerality of Champagne. Rising fast in popularity and winning awards all over the world - if you haven’t already tried English sparklers you need to get involve.! Cheers! £14.99 Waitrose
Words by Abbie Moulton.