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  • The best Christmas Day bubbly

    16 December 2016

    For the holiday season, crack open one of Michael Cooper’s local celebratory picks. Fizz, bubbly, sparkling – most of us enjoy wine with bubbles in it. The world’s most popular drink of celebration, it’s a real reviver at the end of a stressful day, and it can still shine even when served without food. The quality of New Zealand sparkling wine ranges from simple to world class. “Champagne for our real friends, and real pain for our sham friends” is a famous Victorian toast. Your friends should be happy with these.

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