Everyone's budget is a little tighter these days, but it's still possible to celebrate with a bottle of bubbly. Which ones offer the most bang for the buck?\r\n\r\nFirst, look beyond Champagne. Almost all true Champagne\u2014made by the Methode Champenoise in the Champagne region of France using three specific varietals\u2014starts around $30, so be prepared to get adventurous and expand your sparkling wine horizons. Virtually every wine region in the world produces bubbly: the U.S. makes sparkling wine from myriad varietals, Spain produces Cava from primarily local grapes and Italy uses the Prosecco grape for its famous sparkler. And French bubblies aren't limited to Champagne: Alsace, Burgundy and the Loire Valley are just a few regions that make tasty, affordable sparklers called cr\u00e9mant using local grapes. While you'll give up the rich, yeasty flavors of a classic Champagne, it's still possible to get a pleasant mouthful of bubbles from a sparkling wine. Ros\u00e9 in particular can be a great value; a full-bodied ros\u00e9 sparkling wine can be found for as little as $10 (compared to $50 and up for a ros\u00e9 Champagne).\r\n\r\nDon't be fooled by the lower price tags; these seductive sparklers are just as festive as Champagne.\r\n\r\nBellussi Prosecco di Valdobbiadene\r\nThis lively Italian sparkler, made\u00a0by\u00a0the Charmat method, has fresh lime aromas and tropical fruit flavors. ($14)\r\n\r\nLouis Bouillot Cremant de Bourgogne Ros\u00e9 Perle d'Aureore\r\nRos\u00e9 lovers may be seduced by this creamy, well-priced Burgundy sparkler\u00a0made from Pinot Noir. ($11.99)\r\n\r\nLucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Ros\u00e9\r\nA full-bodied sparkling wine from France's Alsace region, this strawberry-scented Champagne alternative is made from Pinot Noir. ($18.99)\r\n\r\nMarquis de la Tour Brut\r\nThis crisp Loire Valley sparkler, made from Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, is bursting with apple and brioche flavors. ($9)\r\n\r\nMumm Napa Cuvee M\r\nPinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Meunier come together in this demi-sec from California, with a slightly sweeter flavor of peach and a slightly floral nose. The sweetness makes it a perfect pairing for dessert. ($20)\r\n\r\nScharffenberger Cellars Brut NV\r\nMade from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, this elegant California sparkling wine has loads of fruit and vanilla. ($20)\r\n\r\nSchramsberg Mirabelle Ros\u00e9\r\nAnother California sparkler made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, this lovely strawberry-scented ros\u00e9 is full-bodied and worth the slightly higher price tag. ($25)\r\n\r\nSegura Viudas Brut Reserva Cava\r\nThis buttery yet light sparkler from Spain is a great value\u2014and the heavy pewter\u00a0base on\u00a0the bottle\u00a0makes it seem a little pricier at the party. ($8.99)\r\n\r\nSofia Sparkling Blanc de Blanc 2007\r\nA lively blend of Muscat, Pinot Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc, this fruity sparkler from California is alive with lemon flavors. ($19)\r\n\r\nYellowglen Pink Sparkling Wine\r\nThis Australian sparkling wine is made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay using the Charmat method, and packs crisp flavors of peach and strawberry. And with a name like Pink, it's definitely a party wine. ($8.99)\r\n\r\nTo see our editors' reviews of sparkling wine, visit our online buying guide at buyingguide.www.winemag.com .