A selection of Champagnes and other bubbly wines

Champagne for less than $40. Or Crémant de Bourgogne, Spanish cava, Portuguese espumante, California sparkling wine and Italian Prosecco for less than $20. It sounds like a party to me. Here are several bartender- and sommelier-recommended bubbles for New Year’s Eve cocktails (or to drink straight from the bottle).

Pol Roger Champagne Brut Reserve, about $38

Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Brut, about $29

Taittinger Champagne “La Francaise,” about $35

Mumm Napa Brut Prestige, about $18

Maison Ambroise Crémant de Bourgogne, about $18

Vilarnau Cava Brut, about $19

Cava Barcino Brut, about $15

Pere Ventura Brut Nature Cava, about $15

Juve y Camps Reserva de la Familia Gran Reserva Brut Nature Cava, about $13

Tarantas Brut Cava, about $12

German Gilabert Brut Nature Cava Reserva, about $15

Graham Beck Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine Western Cape, about $15

Graham Beck Brut Sparkling Wine Western Cape, about $15

Luis Pato Espumante, about $15

Adami Bosco di Gica Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, about $17

— Betty Hallock