2.6 Million

Number of cases of California sparkling wine made by the traditional (Champagne) method sold last year. Sales of these top California sparklers are up for the 6th straight year, and anticipation is high for the coming holiday season. Several of California’s top sparkling wine companies were established in the late 1970s and early 1980s.  Before those companies were founded, sales of California sparkling made by the traditional method hovered around 570,000 cases a year.

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