Be sure to include offerings from the alcohol-free zone: sparkling water, fruit juice mixed with seltzer or ginger ale, spiced iced tea or cider.
This was the first artificially carbonated water, known as soda water or seltzer .
There are other alternatives such as herbal teas, and some soft drinks such as seltzer , fruit-flavored soft drinks, or ginger ale, which have never contained caffeine.
Centuries ago, I would have had to travel to Niederselters, Germany, wherefrom the word ‘ seltzer ’ derives, to drink from their natural pools of carbonated water.
Quality has been getting better, though in the past they've seemed more like seltzer than sparkling wines; Parxet is particularly nice.
The word ‘ seltzer ’ originated in Niederselters, Germany, where natural springs produced carbonated water enjoyed by the locals.
They had to drink seltzer water instead of champagne and had even been given a pasteboard turkey which they were expected to pretend to consume.