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Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque By Christofle

Christofle have created a silver-plated filigree vase to encase magnum of the signature anemone bottle, Perrier-Jouët’s prestige cuvee, the Belle Epoque 1998. Limited to an edition of 150 pieces, only 5 of which are available in the UK, each one is hand-worked and a beautiful, contemporary interpretation of Galle’s original floral creation, showing off the … Continued

Bubbles key to New Year’s champagne: study

French researchers have found scientific evidence for what many champagne tipplers have long known — that the bubbles are the key to a good bubbly. The scientists found that the tiny bubbles “are the essence of fine champagnes and sparkling wines” and play a central role in the transfer of taste, aroma and texture, according … Continued

Beverly Hills Cigar Club champagne and cigar pairings

With New Year’s just around the corner, The Beverly Hills Cigar Club has compiled its Top 5 Champagne and Cigar Pairings: ideal combinations for ringing in 2011. BHCC’s pairings were formed by compiling a list of the highest rated champagnes, then selecting a top rated cigar that would complement the beverage. Selections for both ranged … Continued

World’s oldest champagne uncorked

Wine experts Wednesday popped the corks of two bottles of champagne recently salvaged from the bottom of the Baltic Sea. They had lain in a sunken ship for nearly 200 years, 50 meters below the surface in the waters south of Aaland, a Finnish-controlled archipelago of 6,500 islands. On stage, they eased the fragile corks … Continued

The Sabre G.H. Mumm by Patrick Jouin

This year once again, the House of G.H. Mumm presents a limited edition work: the Sabre G.H. Mumm by Patrick Jouin. Patrick Jouin wrapped a stainless steel champagne sword with a beautiful red leather handle resembling Mumm’s signature Cordon Rouge. A unique item that combines the sensuality of a red leather handle with the resistance … Continued

Ruinart Golden Thread Wine Stopper

Ruinart has launched “Collection Prestige” and made their Blanc de Blanc champagne a collectors item by having Milan-based artist Patricia Urquiola create a Fil d’Or or Golden Thread bottle stopper.

Moet & Chandon Bar Boy

The Bar Boy was originally created in 1963 by Verner Panton and was considered as a symbol of the 60s. The new version, specially edited for Moet & Chandon, has black lacquered coating and leather interior. The lower compartment, which contains three bottles of Grand Vintage Moet & Chandon, cools a bottle to 10 ° … Continued

Perrier-Jouët: The Dandy Ball by Kareem Iliya

Perrier-Jouët, the iconic French champagne brand is paying homage to its Belle Epoque cuvee with a new creative collaboration. For the occasion, the House presents its latest artistic collaboration with the American artist Kareem Iliya. Once again, Perrier-Jouët demonstrates its taste for artistic creation, in an aesthetic approach that exalts the brand’s art de vivre … Continued

Moet & Chandon Golden Jeroboam

The Jeroboam Champagne, dressed in gold by Arthus Bertrand, has been presented for Christmas 2010, by Moet & Chandon. There are only 1743 bottles (the year it was founded) of the select Moet & Chandon Golden Jeroboam available for purchase at 800 € ($1,050).

Veuve Clicquot launches QR Code campaign

Veuve Clicquot is giving champagne lovers something new to do with their phones with the launch of the Veuve Clicquot QR Code in Hong Kong. A quick refresher on QR codes for the uninitiated. QR codes are a very useful tool for pointing people to more information about your product. You take a photo of … Continued

What is the best way to pour champagne?

French researchers have figured out how to keep your champagne robust with bubbles according to a new study published in the August 11 print edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Gerard Liger-Belair, a professor and author of Uncorked: the Science of Champagne, led the study with a team of scientists and found … Continued

“Shipwrecked champagne good, but not ours”

A two-century-old bottle of champagne found in a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic tastes great but is not from the house of Veuve-Clicquot. Last month Swedish divers working off Finland found 30 bottles perfectly preserved at a depth of 55 metres (180 feet), perhaps part of a consignment sent by France’s King Louis … Continued

Tycoons spend $2.6m on champagne in St Tropez

In what could be called as a lavish fight, a pair of rival billionaires set a new world record at a French nightclub to see who could order the most champagne. Zhen Low – the younger brother of big-spending Malaysian billionaire Jho Low – squared off against Winston Fisher of the prominent New York real-estate … Continued

Divers find oldest champagne in Baltic wreck

Divers have found bottles of champagne some 230 years old on the bottom of the Baltic which a wine expert described Saturday as tasting “fabulous”. Thought to be premium brand Veuve Clicquot, the 30 bottles discovered perfectly preserved at a depth of 55 metres (180 feet) could have been in a consignment sent by France’s … Continued

Dom Perignon Tribute to Andy Warhol

Dom Pérignon is paying tribute to the founder of Pop Art, Andy Warhol. Inspired by Warhol’s unconventional talent when using icons to represent shapes and fun colors, Dom Pérignon has reinterpreted his legendary first bottle with a stunning Limited Edition. The result is a unique collection of six unique bottles inspired by the famous artist’s … Continued

Veuve Clicquot Fridge

Once again, Veuve Clicquot trusts Denis Boudard of QSLD Paris, to create its new giftbox: The Veuve Clicquot Fridge. Ten years ago, Veuve Clicquot was revolutionizing the champagne consumption with its Clicquot Icebox. This box allowed savoring one’s favorite vintage at the ideal temperature. From then on, Veuve Clicquot chose to rethink every year its … Continued

Moet Ice Imperial

Champagne tastemakers Moet & Chandon have unveiled their first and only vintage of ice champagne, Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial.

US champagne sales start to sparkle again

US champagne sales are bubbling, with strong gains in the first two months of the year, according to the trade group for the producers. The US Champagne Bureau, part of the CIVC trade group, said January 2010 shipments rose 22.5 percent and February’s surged 95 percent year-over-year. “Almost two million bottles were shipped to the … Continued

Sex and the City 2: The Cocktails

In celebration of Sex and the City to big screen, Moet & Chandon has created 4 champagne cocktails inspired by the film’s dazzling leading ladies.

The Rolls Royce wine delivery van

Based on a 1979 Silver Shadow II this Rolls-Royce panel van was commissioned by Krug Champagne – now part of the LVMH wine division – back in 1984. With the front two seats remaining the rear has been filled with a pair of refrigerators to keep your bubbly at the optimum temperature. Covered in special … Continued