Raise A Glass To India’s Effervescent Love For Bubbly; Cocktail Recipes Inside!

by Mallika Khurana
Raise A Glass To India’s Effervescent Love For Bubbly; Cocktail Recipes Inside!

Bubbly, the elixir of celebration and joy, transcends the mere confines of a wine glass. It’s more than just a drink; it’s an embodiment of festivity and effervescence, capturing the essence of life’s finest moments. From the iconic Champagne of France to the playful Prosecco of Italy and the spirited sparklers from around the globe, the world of sparkling wines is a captivating journey through fizzy elegance and unparalleled taste. Even India has a growing love for bubbly beverages, especially when it comes to celebrating special occasions. 

Discover India’s Bubbly Obsession


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In India, celebrations are an integral part of the culture, ranging from weddings and birthdays to festivals and corporate events. Bubbly drinks like champagne, sparkling wine, and prosecco have become a symbol of luxury and celebration in India. Bubbly wines have gained popularity worldwide and are no longer limited to celebratory occasions. They are enjoyed as aperitifs, with various cuisines, and in cocktails. Bubbly pairs well with a wide range of foods, including seafood, cheeses, sushi, and even spicy Indian and Asian dishes. Their acidity and bubbles can complement a variety of flavours.

In a recent survey by 30BestBarsIndia, these 10 sparkling wine brands came out to be the most loved ones by Indians.

  1. Moet & Chandon
  2. Martini Prosecco
  3. Chandon
  4. Sula
  5. Fratelli
  6. Cinzano Prosecco
  7. Dom Perignon/Jacob’s Creek
  8. G H Mumm
  9. Zonin Prosecco
  10. Villa Sandi Prosecco

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Try These Amazing Cocktails Made With Bubbly

French 75
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Bubbly wines are often used as key ingredients in cocktails, adding effervescence and a touch of elegance. Classic cocktails like the Mimosa, Bellini, and French 75 feature bubbly.



  • 60 ml bubbly 
  • 60 ml fresh orange juice


  1. Pour 60 ml champagne into a champagne flute.
  2. Add 60 ml fresh orange juice.
  3. Gently stir and garnish with an orange slice.

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  • 60 ml white peach purée
  • 120 ml bubbly


  1. Place 60 ml peach purée in a champagne flute.
  2. Slowly pour 120 ml champagne over the purée.
  3. Stir gently and serve.

French 75:


  • 45 ml gin
  • 15 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 15 ml simple syrup
  • 60 ml bubbly


  1. Shake 45 ml gin, 15 ml lemon juice, and 15 ml simple syrup with ice.
  2. Strain into a champagne flute.
  3. Top with 60 ml champagne and garnish with a lemon twist.

Kir Royale:


  • 15 ml crème de cassis (blackcurrant liqueur)
  • 120 ml bubbly


  1. Pour 15 ml crème de cassis into a champagne flute.
  2. Top with 120 ml champagne and gently stir.

India’s love for bubbly beverages continues to grow, making champagne and sparkling wine an integral part of its vibrant celebration culture. 

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