This beautifully illustrated book describes how fizz is made and where it comes from in the perfect introduction to one of life's greatest pleasures. For ease of use the author divides the fizzes she profiles into categories: light and elegant aperitifs, medium-bodied for every day drinking and richer fizzes and vintage bottles for special occasions. She also includes a helpful guide to the most appropriate fizz for every social gathering as well as offering essential advice on storage, opening bottles correctly, and pouring without wasting a single precious bubble! Includes helpful Taste Notes, completely updated for this paperback edition. Contains recipes for delicious Champagne cocktails. It includes beautiful colour photography by Peter Cassidy.