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This week on “Dinner Classics” Cocktail Maestro Norm Owen Talks the Perfect Valentines Day Bubbly

This week on “Dinner Classics” Cocktail Maestro Norm Owen Talks the Perfect Valentines Day Bubbly featured image

Though Norm has been known to create beautiful red and pink cocktails for the occasion, there is no question that a crisp glass of bubbly is the reigning champion of Valentine’s Day.

To add a splash of romantic red to your evening, pair it with wild strawberries dipped in berry sugar (aka castor sugar).  Delish and (almost) nutrish!

For some guidance, here are his recommendations from our sparkling wine episode last summer:

The big 3 are Champagne (France), Cava (Spain) and Prosecco (Italy). Champagne is always the most expensive and can be divine, but if you’d like a French bubbly without breaking the bank, look instead for anything called  “Crémant” – Crémant de Bourgogne, Crémant de Loire or Crémant de Jura will all stand up well – and in some case, better!  In the cava department, look for Segura Viudas or Nada.

Cheers!

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