Two sparkling wines came top of the pops in this year's festive fizz taste test, and one is a great value buy at less than £8.
Our panel of independent wine experts tasted 10 supermarket own-label sparkling white wines, including cava, cremant and prosecco, to find the best sparkling wine for festive celebrations.
Two bottles tied in first place with a score of 76%, but one of the top-scorers was also one of the cheapest bottles on test.
The key difference between types of sparkling white wine is the region the grapes are from and how they are fermented.
These are the main types we included in our taste test and how they differ to champagne:
No particular type stood out in our taste test, with two different styles of sparkling wine taking the top spots.
The judges thought one of the Best Buys was a lovely, rounded wine that was crisp and creamy, with a hint of toast. The other top scorer was declared 'a good party fizz' by one expert. Our panel enjoyed its baked fruit notes and slight nuttiness.
Our panel of four independent wine experts blind-tasted 10 supermarket own-label sparkling wines from major supermarkets including Aldi, Lidl, Sainsbury's and Waitrose.
The judges didn't know which wine they were tasting, and each expert tried the wines in a different order.