Nancy is a food writer, historian, and author of many books, her most recent being Virgin Territory: Exploring the World of Olive Oil, forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin.
If it's a dry sparkling wine, yes, absolutely. Be careful however with any sweet sparklies--Asti spumante is notoriously sweet. Any champagne not categorized as "brut" will be on the sweet side. Delicious on their own, these wines will clash quite horribly with clams, garlic, etc.
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