Thanks to Lisa Gensheimer for sharing Lake Erie Wine Country’s offering of sparkling bubblies! Here they are:
Presque Isle Wine Cellars, North East, Falling Waters 2012 – Sparkling White- a semi-sweet sparkling wine that has won numerous medals and awards. It is priced at $14.15 through the end of the year for a 750 ml bottle.
Penn Shore Vineyards, North East, Bubbling Niagara – $11.95 — sweet and carbonated white with a fruity character. Champagne – $19.95 (Extra dry, fermented in the bottle.)
South Shore Wine Company, North East, Sparkling Pinot Noir – fermented in the bottle – the traditional method.
Mazza Vineyards, North East, Sparkling Riesling – fermented in the bottle – the traditional method.
Arrowhead Wine Cellars, North East, Dazzling Niagara and Dazzling Concord.
Heritage Wine Cellars, North East, Bursting Blueberry, Very Beary Blackberry, Cold Goose, Bubbling Niagara, Bubbling Catawaba, Private Reserve, Peach Fuzz, Strawberry Fizz, Plum Crazy.
Johnson Estate Winery, Westfield, N.Y., Sparkling Traminette, Sparkling Rose Ice Wine -Both are made in the methode champagnoise. The sparkling ice wine was the first one in the U.S.
Mazza Chautauqua Cellars/Five & 20 Spirits Westfield, N.Y., Sparkling Chardonnay – fermented in the bottle – the traditional method.
21 Brix Winery Portland, N.Y., Sparkling Muscato But it won’t be released until New Year’s Eve – maybe. Call ahead.
Liberty Vineyards, Sheridan, N.Y., Sparkling Riesling.
Merritt Winery, Forestville, N.Y.,Estrolita – Spumante; Seyval Blanc Sec – Brut – Coming Soon – Sparkling XTC.