The most famous of all Sparkling Wines – Champagnes, comes exclusively for the Champagne region of France. Technically, it is the only sparkling wine that may be accurately referred to as "Champagne." Bubbly from all other regions in the world are referred to as "sparkling wine”. Spain's sparkler is called Cava, Italy's bubbles come in Prosecco and Moscato d'Asti, and French sparkling wines from everywhere outside of Champagne are referred to as Cremant.

Sparkling wines and Champagnes Sparkling wine have four levels of sweetness. The level of sweetness of the wine will be printed directly on the bottle. These levels are categorized as the following: Extra Brut, Brut, Extra Dry, Sec and Demi- Sec, depending on their sugar levels. Brut Champagne and sparkling wine is the most common style of bubbly offering a typically crisp, dry palate appeal.