The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC Xmas Special competition voters’ comments
Clue no. 28: Nice guy Alexander McQueen starts ordering cheap sparkling wine for all after avant-garde creation featured in Cosmopolitan

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A clue to Christmas Cocktails (Right & Left).
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Comments on the clue
1.Position of letter picking and anagram indicators not quite ok
2.I like it, but not keen on the anagrind being in the middle of fodder without it being clear that both sides can be fodder.
3.anagrind doesn't work in middle of fodder!
4.Wordplay for Champagne doesn’t suggest NGAM* is again anagrammed with CHEAP* 28