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Wine that has undergone a second process of fermentation (usually in the bottle). This is accomplished by adding yeasts and sugar to the already fermented wine. During this second fermentation, carbon dioxide is released, thus creating the fizzy effect.
Did you know that Champagne is a type of sparkling wine?
by dft_197 January 04, 2009

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