10 Things You Need to Know about Champagne and Prosecco (and Everything in Between)

best-champagne-tasting-new-yorkI really loved Eric Asimov’s Champagne “cheat sheet” this year for the New York Times. Check it out. The glossary is great, too.

Like so many things in the new Trump America, the sparkling wine options for New Year’s Eve this year in Houston seem to have been reduced to a zero-sum game: either you drink Champagne and spend a buttload of money to sit courtside; or you drink Prosecco and sit in the nose-bleed seats where you figure you might as well have stayed at home and watched the game on your own big-screen TV.

And like so many other things in the new Trump America, the bogus Champagne vs. Prosecco dichotomy is a bunch of bullshit meant to keep you believing that aged, bigoted, overweight, rich white people who can’t spell are going to save you from the wretched life you live…

Click here to read my sparkling wine tips and recommendations for the Houston Press.

Happy holidays from the Parzen Family!

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One thought on “10 Things You Need to Know about Champagne and Prosecco (and Everything in Between)

  1. As you know, I read your words often and am a big fan. I just wish you could learn to express yourself with more clarity…maybe a little more direct, rather than just hinting at your point.:-)

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