With that telltale "pop," opening a bottle of Champagne signals it’s time to celebrate. But why save this sparkler for special occasions? Lucinda Scala Quinn, food executive editorial director, pairs Champagne and sparkling wines with spicy dinners and even with simple breakfasts.
“It’s like a little black dress,” she says. “Dress it up tonight with jewels and an updo and wear it with your Hunter boots tomorrow. You mustn't think about Champagne being just one way.”