On holidays many folks will opt to celebrate with Champagne…and certainly it’s considered the standard at weddings and other events. But true Champagne can be very expensive and there’s an alternative called Sparkling Wine. What is it and what’s the difference? Expert Food and Travel writer, John Mariani, of the Virtual Gourmet, explains it all and discusses some of the offerings in each of these two popular categories. It’s a fascinating conversation which you will find helpful in choosing your libations!