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Calling all Krug Lovers to Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in St. Moritz as they are one of only four Krug Ambassades in Switzerland, serving its guests a large selection of different Cuvées of the prestigious Champagne. A ‘Krug Ambassade’ is an iconic place which represents the spirit of the House of Krug based on the principles of prestige – a unique passion and savoir-faire. A culinary destination where gastronomic excellence meets the finest Champagnes. All over the world the Krug Ambassades represent a real network of Krug lovers who pass on their passion through relentless hard work and an original style. Like Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, Krug Champagne has been a family-run business for several generations, with Olivier Krug now at the helm. Both brands stand for tradition and quality, which is why guests can now look forward to a varied culinary programme of events to do with Krug Champagne. The exclusive…

Form, function and fashion merge in the design of this elegant and efficient tool, The Champagne Key® which transforms the opening of a champagne bottle into a more precise fluid motion. The science of this tool incorporates patented technology that allows the cork to be easily controlled for a perfect open every time. The ideal open produces not a loud audible ‘pop’ but a soft hiss to protect the bubbles and safely open the bottle, which is under a great deal of pressure. Created by Big Rock Innovations. Available in pure gold, plated gold and silver. Discover more http://solidgoldkey.com/ How It Works

Indulge your love by making the sweetest day of the year even sweeter with romance and gifting your loved one a bottle of champagne. Glass wear glimmers. The bubbles dance against the candle light. Love is in the air. Each sip ignites the senses. Celebrating love is always enhanced with a fine bottle of bubbles. Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé. The gorgeous wine with salmon tone and copper highlights offers hints of red raspberry and sweet strawberries, with subtle spicy notes of pink Hawaiian ginger, honey and mandarin orange. Bottles start at $89 USD and can be ordered here. Belle Epoque 2004 Rosé Vintage For an extra special Rosé moment, limited bottles of the Belle Epoque 2004 Rosé Vintage are available. The impressive cuvée is bottled in an elegant clear glass adorned with hand-painted anemone flowers. Offering a refined balance of fruity and floral notes, the multi-sensorial wine is crafted using the diamond-cut style that is the hallmark…

Reverencieuse Paris, “The Tasting Sphere” The setting is perfect, the food is prepared, the atmosphere and lighting is aglow, setting a romantic mood for a luxurious moment to indulge in champagne and caviar. This moment is elevated to new heights with the inclusion of the ever elegant creation of Reverencieuse. Founder Sébastien Woirin took his love for wines, spirits, gastronomy, craftsmanship, history of France and turned it into an incredible, beautiful, functional, revolutionary experience for Champagne and caviar. The traditional serving tray is turned on its head with the idea of a sphere; a piece of art and a noble presentation of such finery. The intent was to highlight as well as protect the wine, glasses and caviar and sure to enhance the tasting experience. The result, is a fully stylish and functional statement piece, made in Paris, that is at home in any fine residence, yacht, jet and hotel.…

Champagne de Venoge with its rich history, a great sense of luxury, elegance and ongoing pursuit of excellence presented in every bottle, has been awarded top marks for its fine wines. The beauty of each cuvée in de Venoge’s range of champagnes is the high individuality, clear expression of the richness of its terroir and how each one highlights the characteristics of a particular grape variety. Though not simply for special occasions, these fabulous wines pair beautifully with foods including appetizers, pasta, meats, fish and sweets. There is a champagne to suit sweet or savory choices each one, never overpowering, but seem to entangle with elegance, sure to enhance the fine food on your plate. It came as no surprise that Champagne de Venoge has been awarded high marks for its fine wines. Inside each bottle is a taste experience extraordinaire, a fragrance that delights the senses, gloriously dancing on…

Tsogo Sun’s luxury Johannesburg hotel, 54 On Bath, launches its new champagne bar and garden by Maison Perrier-Jouët, an enchanting space of crafted beauty inspired by the Maison’s delicate floral style. Against the backdrop of the Champagne Garden’s sweeping terrace and breath-taking views, guests will enjoy an exclusive selection of prestigious Perrier-Jouët Champagnes. Art and Nature in Perfect Harmony True to Maison Perrier-Jouët’s philosophy of uniting art and nature to bring beauty and wonder to everyday life, the Perrier-Jouët garden is designed to immerse guests in a refined and elegant ambiance in the Maison’s signature green, white and gold, embracing the natural beauty of its surroundings within the refined and tranquil setting of 54 on Bath. Champagne Garden: Refined Elegance The new, stylish Champagne Garden offers a selection of Perrier-Jouët champagnes that is unrivaled in South Africa – notably the highly sought-after prestige cuvées Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque and Perrier-Jouët Belle…

Champagne Forever – Ultra Limited Edition To celebrate 180 years of making fine wines, the de Venoge champagne house is issuing a special 1996 vintage cuvee christened Louis d’Or. This ultra-limited edition of the famous cuvee Louis XV, its bottle entirely clad in gold, is truly a gem with a grace and elegance that will delight the privileged few who have the pleasure of tasting it. A mere 1837 bottles will be available. A Tribute to the Father of Champagne The cuvee Louis XV, the house’s prestige champagne, is a tribute to the father of champagne. By authorising the sale and transport of the wines from Champagne in bottles in 1728, King Louis XV allowed in-bottle secondary fermentation, thereby creating the effervescence that champagne is known for. And a legend was born. For each great vintage, de Venoge produces a cuvee Louis XV in a precious bottle in honour of…

Three Michelin-starred chef Arnaud Lallement and Champagne Armand de Brignac debut a new luxury tasting menu, exclusively available at the five-star, Relais & Châteaux hotel L’Assiette Champenoise. A historic first, this is the only culinary experience in the world to offer each of the Champagne’s five prestige cuvées in one place. French Delicacies Paired With Champagne Tucked away in the hills of Champagne, France, the ultra-luxurious L’Assiette Champenoise’s new five-course tasting menu pairs French delicacies such as Langoustine Royale and Pigeonneau Fermier with Champagne Armand de Brignac’s handcrafted Gold Brut, Rosé, Blanc de Blancs, Demi Sec and the incredibly rare Blanc de Noirs, whose inaugural blend was named Best Blanc de Noirs in the World by FINE Champagne Magazine and of which only 2,333 bottles exist. An Inspired Menu Deeply Personal and Representational, Standalone or in a Package Inspired by the longstanding friendship between 13th-generation winemaker Alexandre Cattier and Gault et Millau guide’s 2014 Chef of the Year Arnaud Lallement, the menu is a deeply personal representation of…

Flying on a jet offers the experience of cradling you in comfort, luxurious surroundings, whilst receiving top service and furthering the olfactory experience, fine Michelin-starred chef prepared food enjoyed with a glass of champagne. There’s more going on than meets the eye with this experience – there is science at play and a multi-sensory experience happening. NetJets are Masters of Champagne, and they’d like to take you on a journey. Every taste of your Champagne triggers a fresh new flavour sensation, amplified and enhanced by sensory cues taken in from your surroundings. When you’re on a jet, it could be anything from the soft lighting in the cabin or the quality of the air around you to the soothing jazz playing in the background. Before that delicious syrup hits your palette, your experience has been defined by your environment. When you’re drinking your in-flight Krug Grande Cruvée, you’re doing so…

Editor Selects Must-Try Champagnes, Delicious Pairings & Beautiful Flutes Without a doubt, champagne is the beverage of choice of celebrations and one that makes a delightful addition, for any reason, simply to brighten a day. Living well is reason enough to celebrate! There are so many champagnes worth trying outside the household names; and always perfect to enjoy with meals of all kinds – and there are many delicious, unexpected pairings. Which champagne (brut or demi-sec) selected depends on the food and, selecting the right champagne to accompany is key. We’ve suggested some food pairing suggestions below. Here are a few bottles to consider the next time you desire to share and enjoy some bubbles! Devaux Champagne Devaux Cuvée D is fresh and creamy with great intensity, this champagne will please even the most experienced connoisseurs. Made from a strict selection of Pinot noir and Chardonnay plots, this brut champagne…

Glass of Bubbly magazine is taking Champagne and sparkling wine awards to the next level with the release of their consumer focused search for The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly. Winners will receive anything up to £500,000 of positive PR, communications and marketing through the key relationships with a host of media and press partners looking to cover the results for Glass of Bubbly. What are the benefits to entering the World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards? Not only will you receive great credibility within the industry, but importantly the news is shared out to a global Champagne and sparkling wine loving audience as each gold winning wine is consumer friendly named with Fruity & Floral, Classic & Elegant, Love or Hate rather than the likes of Blanc de Blancs or Brut Nature which still confuses some wine enthusiasts today. Internationally recognised judges are already on board to include respected…

Champagne Forever FEATURED CHAMPAGNE HOUSE CHAMPAGNE BOIZEL The Boizel family’s love for Champagne and passionate pursuit of finesse, character and elegance in their wines are authentic family values that have stood the test of time. Embraced by the family and passed on from one generation to the next, each member of the family is proudly part of their story, taking turns as the holder of the family traditions. These traditions have been passed on from father to son or daughter since 1834, and beyond the recipes, blending secrets and customs, each generation strives to enrich the long held family traditions and also passes on the Boizel spirit. Strong Family Tradition, Secrets, Customs and Curious Minds There are key components essential in the production of champagne are rigor, meticulous attention to detail, perseverance and passion for Champagne which also requires an open, curious, inventive mind – one that is always seeking…

There is no other wine that captures the romance and joy of a single moment as when the foil of a bottle of Champagne is peeled. The cork pops, the bubbles fizz and the enticing wine bursts out of the bottle. Like all great wines, iconic Champagne possesses a seductive quality, nuanced and prestige to command a special place at dinner tables of many celebrities and executives in the uppermost levels of society. For champagne lovers visiting South Africa Tsogo Sun hotels and casino properties, restaurant, bars and lounges harnessing the group’s considerable purchasing power, Tsogo Sun has negotiated the very best prices you’ll find for Champagne and a broad selection. Champagnes Selected by their Sommelier from 10 Legendary Champagne Houses Champagne is a sparkling wine, but not all sparkling wine is Champagne. At Tsogo Sun you can enjoy the real thing from the unique area of Champagne, located in…

Leading luxury dealer group H.R. Owen partnered with luxury champagne brand Armand de Brignac for an intimate Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London tasting event on 25 November, where over 40 prized customers enjoyed a rare tasting of the prestige cuvées with like-minded luxury car enthusiasts. The VIP guests were among the first consumers in the world to preview the incredibly rare and newly released Champagne Armand de Brignac Blanc de Noirs Assemblage Two (A2). Only 2,333 bottles of the ultra-prestige and highly collectable cuvée were created. Midway through the evening, Champagne Armand de Brignac CEO Sebastien Besson, a special guest at the Berkeley Square VIP event, revealed in a speech that he would fill the boots of the two Rolls-Royce cars purchased at the event with the iconic champagne, bringing the pinnacle of automotive luxury together with its champagne counterpart. Over £30,000 worth of champagne filled the boots of the purchased…

Celebrate a special occasion or simply ‘just because’ with a fabulous bottle of Rosé. 8 Rosés Perfect for Celebrating Laurent-Perrier, Cuvée Rosé limited edition, 91 / 100 Guide Wine Spectator  De Sousa Coffret 2 Rosés limited edition, 16.5 / 20 Guide Le Point Moët & Chandon, Rosé Impérial Suie Tie limited edition, non-vintage, 91 / 100 Guide Wine Spectator Veuve Clicquot Rose, Clicq’call limited edition, makes for a fun gift, 17 / 20 Guide Jancis Robinson Perrier-Jouët, Belle Epoque Rosé 2004 91 / 100 Guide Parker Larmandier-Bernier, Rosé de Saignée limited edition, 93 / 100 Guide Parker Henriot Rosé Brut non-vintage, 92 / 100 Guide Wine Spectator Pol Roger, Rosé Vintage 2006 vintage 2006, 92 / 100 Guide Wine Spectator These fine champagnes are available from Plus de Bulles. Plus de Bulles was established in 2007 by Marie Servagnat, a native of the champagne region and was founded…