Pop, sip and celebrate the new year with our list of the best bubbles for New Year’s Eve!

The time of the year has come where we toast the 12 months that has been whilst we dream of all of the exciting encounters that lay ahead in the new year.

And, of course, this time is no more of a better fit than with some excellent champagne and sparkling wine to pop open!

So whether you prefer to celebrate New Year’s Eve by throwing an intimate dinner party, hitting the town for a late-night boogie on the dancefloor or by laying out a picnic as you watch magical firework displays, we can all agree that there is no better way to celebrate New Year’s Eve than with a glass of bubbles.

Ready to pop-open, celebrate the year ahead with our list of the best champagnes and sparkling wines for New Year’s Eve 2023!

<strong>Champagne Pommery</strong> Brut Royal NV
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Champagne Pommery Brut Royal NV

Made in the Champagne region in France, there’s no better bottle of champagne for New Year’s Eve than a bottle of Champagne Pommery. More specifically, their Brut Royal NV. With strong notes of red fruits, this seriously sparkling wine is best described as elegant, rounded and rich, with delicate flavours that linger in the mouth. Best paired with oysters, mussels or clams, your New Year’s Eve celebrations will be the ultimate occasion to pop this open to enjoy!

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<strong>Lyre's</strong> Classico Grande
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Lyre's Classico Grande

If this winery doesn’t sound familiar to all of you grape-fanatics, well, that might be because it isn’t a winery. Lyre’s have spent the past few years making waves as an award-winning non-alcoholic spirit brand, but they’re not stopping there. Inspired by the beauty of classic Italian sparkling wines, Lyre’s also has a full-size bottle of non-alcoholic sparkling wine just in time for end of year celebrations! With notes of tart green apple, this bubbly is best served chilled and makes for a delicious cocktail. Why not add Lyre’s Italian Spritz, soda and orange for a perfect non-alcoholic Amalfi Spritz? If you’re looking for a booze-free sparkling wine for New Year’s Eve, Lyre’s has you covered.

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<strong>Mumm</strong> Vintage Champagne
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Mumm Vintage Champagne

No New Year’s Eve party would be complete without a bottle of champagne. And, to help you bring in 2024 in the tastiest and fashionable way, Mumm’s Vintage Champagne is your best bet. Made of a blend of 70% pinot noir and 30% grand cru chardonnay; the finish is rich, voluptuous and a finishing touch of freshness. With aromas of fresh white pear, peach and flowers that are enhanced by honey, toasted bread and praline – shake that bottle and make it pop with a drop that will start the new year on the right note.

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<strong>Tsarine</strong> Premium Brut
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Tsarine Premium Brut

When we think of one of the best champagne bottles to pop this new years, the sophisticated Tsarine Premium Brut is at the top of our list for any celebration. With a harmonious blend of yellow fruit flavours and alluring aromas, the elegant champagne features notes of mirabelle plum and freshly picked grape blossoms, enhanced by a chorus of fine bubbles, perfect for a New Year’s Eve toast and for holiday gatherings.

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<strong>Veuve Clicquot </strong>Non Vintage Rose
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Veuve Clicquot Non Vintage Rose

There’s no denying that Veuve Clicquot is the ultimate pairing for any celebration. However, for New Year’s Eve 2023, our top pick for one of the best sparkling wines is their Non Vintage Rose. On the nose drinkers will find a fresh blend of red fruits including raspberry, strawberry, cherry and blackberry. With hints of almonds, apricots and brioche, the standout of the Veuve Clicquot Non Vintage Rose is the full bodied palate that is deliciously fruity, making it exceptionally easy to drink.

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This article was first published on December 17 2021. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on December 15 2023.