1.2 informal A gemstone, especially a diamond.
- Aguilera wore a Christian Lacroix dress and the pair exchanged wedding bands designed by London-based jeweller Stephen Webster, who also created the singer's five-carat diamond sparkler.
- And Kate eventually set her heart on a £60,000 diamond sparkler.
1.3 informal A sparkling wine.
- Wine sales explode in the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's, and some categories, like dessert wines and sparklers, are more popular now than any other time.
- In addition to low alcohol, this wine shares something in common with two of my favorite Italian sparklers, Moscato d' Asti & Brachetto d' Acqui - residual sugar.
- You'll find the full range of wines here, from sparklers and minerally whites to full-bodied reds and sweet finishers.
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