Bubbles make everything better, including your tailgate party. "Bubbles are always worth the splurge," Paopao says. "But you can pass on expensive Champagne – and get past prosecco and cava and try something new." Paopao suggests interesting and "safe" sparkling options that might come from an unusual grape, such as verdicchio. Any white bubbly is especially ideal if your tailgate spread includes seafood. Looking at you Ravens, Patriots, and Seahawks fans.

Try: Fontezoppa Voile Blanche ($16.98)