Figuring out how sweet a bottle of sparkling wine is can be confusing if you’re not familiar with the often counterintuitive language on labels. Here’s a quick example: You would normally say that a wine that isn’t sweet is dry. However, if you’re looking for a bottle of Prosecco that isn’t sweet, you’ll want to go for a bottle labelled Brut, rather than one labelled Dry or Extra-Dry. To clear up the confusion we put together the cheat sheet below, featuring the info you need to buy bubbly with confidence.

CHEAT SHEET: Sparkling Wine Sweetness Scale