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Rie Rasmussen is the New Muse of Perrier-Jouet

Champagne brand Perrier-Jouët has invited Rie Rasmussen, a fashion model, designer and artist, to become its new muse. In a campaign for the house’s Cuvée Belle Epoque champagne dubbed “Beauty Is A Form Of Genius” (Oscar Wilde), Ms. Rasmussen’s face appears in the famous anemone which graces Perrier-Jouët’s Émile Gallé-designed Art Nouveau bottle. The Danish … Continued

T.T. Trunks Malle Mini Bar

This mini bar from T.T. Trunks is unique in that it not only has room for champagne but also coffee, which makes it a little more versatile and a potentially great addition to a guest room.

Dom Perignon Wedding

Dom Perignon Wedding was inspired by the magnums of Dom Pérignon Vintage 1961 which were poured at the 1981 wedding of Lady Diana Spencer and Prince Charles. Each bottle was inscribed with the Royal’s names and the date of the most viewed wedding in history. SEE ALSO: DOM PERIGNON X IRIS VAN HERPEN Motivated by this … Continued

Champagne sales down 9% in 2009

For the second year in a row, overall sales of bottles of champagne were down — by 9.1 percent in 2009, in comparison with 2008. The greatest loss came from exports outside the European Union, while exports to EU countries also fell, according to figures revealed by the Interprofessional Committee of Champagne Wine. In 2009 … Continued

Mariah Carey to Launch Champagne Line

Mariah Carey is launching her own champagne, weeks after giving a loopy five-minute acceptance speech at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Soon after her tipsy proclamations at the event, the star updated her Twitter account to announce her very own line of rose champagne, christened Angel! “Didn’t realize they put the champagne on the … Continued

Perrier Jouët – Makiko Takehara

This year, to celebrate the release of the Cuvée Belle Epoque 2002, Perrier-Jouët embarked on a creative collaboration with Japanese art photographer Makiko Takehara. She has interpreted 20 legendary Perrier-Jouët vintages, from the oldest in Champagne, the PJ 1825, to the first of the new millennium. Makiko Takehara’s compositions provide a singularly artistic perspective of … Continued

Sakura Collection Veuve Clicquot Rosé

Champagne brand Veuve Clicquot, has teamed up with designers L’Atelier LZC to create the Sakura Collection. (Sakurea is Japanese for Cherry Blossom). The Sakura Rosé Box is inspired by the ephemeral beauty of cherry blossom and the Japanese tradition for spring “Sakura” parties—which entail celebrating the short but majestic flowering of cherry trees by picnicking … Continued

Celebrating the New Year with the latest art of champagne

As popping corks announce the New Year, champagne lovers can expect some radical new trends in the art of savouring a tipple that for centuries has been associated with celebration. The true connoisseur should ditch the traditional long-stemmed flutes and the saucer-shaped coupes and instead start drinking the sparkling white wine from elongated, tulip-shaped glasses, … Continued

Melting collection for dom ruinart

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its prestigious vintage cuvee, la Maison Ruinart commissioned dutch designer maarten baas to create art for the table.

Moet & Chandon Celebration Gift Set

To celebrate this holiday season, Moet & Chandon has unveiled a special limited edition Moet Celebration set, limited to just 500 units. The set comprises of eight individual Champagne flutes and a bottle of Moet Imperial Magnum. Each glass has imperial golden bubbles, marked individually with Swarovski crystal colors. The designer set was created in … Continued

G.H. Mumm box F1 “Limited Edition”

GH Mumm unveiled the GH Mumm F1 box “Limited Edition” last month at the Pavilion Visconti of Milan, in conjunction with the Grand Prix in Monza in 2009. The packaging is made of exclusive materials such as the carbon interior trim in black velvet and gold plate. The GH Mumm F1 box “Limited Edition” will … Continued

Piper Heidsieck x Christian Louboutin

Champagne makers Piper Heidsieck have worked with master shoe maker Christian Louboutin to create a unique box set: “Le Rituel” Box Set. The set consists of a bottle of champagne and a glass shoe designed by Christian Louboutin. The project has been named Le Rituel after a French ritual popular in the 1880’s where one … Continued

Mumm in the Great Barrier Reef

G.H.Mumm partnered with renowned Chef Mauro Colagreco to create a gastronomic Dinner on a sand bank on July, 14th 2009. G.H Mumm chose the Great Barrier Reef, and asked Chef Mauro Colagreco to prepare a gastronomic lunch in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, on a pristine sandbank on the Great Barrier Reef. Magnifying these … Continued

Moët & Chandon Buckets of Bubbles

Famed French champagne house Moët & Chandon has come out with the perfect companion to any on-the-go celebration. The new Buckets of Bubbles set includes four mini champagne flutes accompanied by four mini bottles of Moët & Chandon Nectar Imperial. The container also doubles as a chic ice bucket, so you can add a touch … Continued

24 karat Gold Champagne flavored lollipop

This Lollipop is the ultimate extravagance, for those who have everything. It is made by hand with genuine 24 Karat Californian Gold Flakes. The champagne-flavored lollipop is available for purchase at Edible ($6).

Mumm champagne presents gourmet-journeys.com

In keeping with the founders’ taste for adventure, Mumm champagne is launching today a new website with a unique perspective on gastronomy and design. Gourmet-Journeys.com presents a journey around the globe in some of the world’s most vibrant cities for gourmets: St. Petersburg, Paris, New York, Tokyo and Seville. French chef Frederick e. Grasser Herme has devised a range of … Continued

Moët Hennessy sales fall by a third

Decanter reports that Moët Hennessy Champagne sales were down 35 percent in the first three months of this year. The LVMH drinks arm owns many of the biggest brands in the category such as Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart, Mercier and Krug The company said revenues from its Champagne and still wine business fell … Continued

Champagne cork to be replaced by metal top

It is a sound associated with celebration around the world, but the pop of a traditional champagne cork could soon be replaced by the click of a metal cap if one leading producer’s experiment takes off. Duval-Leroy, one of the larger Champagne houses which produced more than 6 million of the 320 million bottles of … Continued

Veuve Clicquot illustrated by Florence Deygas

Known for creating the famous dog duo Caprino and Peperone, French artist, Florence Deygas has struck another amazing collaboration – this time with Veuve Clicquot champagne. “The current collaboration with Veuve Clicquot includes several illustrations using paintbrush techniques over more classic line drawing,” a rep from the champagne company explained. “These illustrations use Veuve Clicquot’s … Continued