Ten Essential Items For The Bubbly Booze Enthusiast.

Earlier today I posted, and in doing so learned, all about the rise in popularity and sales of Champagnes, Sparkling Wines and Sparkling Cocktails. This led me to realize that a penchant for good bubbly, like any other hedonistic passion, must be accompanied by the proper paraphernalia. Read more

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Millennials Change The Market With Their Love for Bubbly Booze.

When it comes to U.S. Millennials and alcohol it’s not just craft beer and artisanal small batch spirits, they seem to be sucking up all things bubbly as well. Sales of Champagne, Prosecco, Moscato, Sparkling wines (Rosé in particular) continued to rise this past year, outpacing non-bubbly wine largely due to the generation’s consumer mindset and buying habits¹. Read more

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Tokujin Yoshioka Creates Prism for Dom Pérignon

Each year Champagne house Moët & Chandon invites an artist to collaborate on a limited edition art piece inspired by their Dom Pérignon vintage champagne. We’ve shared with you some of these from the past such as the one by Iris Herpen and the one by Jeff Koons. This year Japanese glass artist Tokujin Yoshioka has created Prism. Read more

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The Chambong, An Upscale Beer Bong for Bubbly.

The Chambong

Oh no they didn’t.
It’s not easy to guzzle champagne which I always thought of as a good thing. However a trio of guys in Washington felt differently. So for those who want to polish off a bottle of bubbly in record time, there’s The Chambong. A 6-ounce, dishwasher-safe, high borosilicate glass device used for the rapid and enhanced consumption of sparkling wine and champagne. Patent pending, of course. Read more

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Carol Lim Designs Limited Edition Chandon Rosé

carol lim for chandon

Renowned American fashion designer and co-founder of Opening Ceremony, Carol Lim, has designed a fun Limited Edition Chandon Rosé bottle using a version of the “Girl Talk” print from the fashionable boutique’s own label. Read more

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The Best Beautifully Bottled Bubbly For New Year’s Eve.

The Best Beautifully Bottled Bubbly

A selection of ten uniquely bottled or packaged champagnes and sparkling wines for New Year’s Eve. Some benefit charities, most benefit taste buds and all benefit the eyes. Bring one of these bottled beauties to a New Year’s Eve party (or break into one of these at home) and you can start off the New Year with no regrets (assuming you don’t drink too much of it). Read more

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The Veuve Clicquot Re-Creation Awards – Mailbox Edition

8 clicquot mailbox submissions IIHH

Voting is now open for the first Veuve Clicquot Re-Creation Awards. The 2014 Design contest from the French Champagne House asked creatives from nine different countries to take a shot at designing a Veuve Clicquot Mailbox from October 1st to November 15st. The submissions are all in and now you can help choose the winner. Read more

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Artist Vik Muniz Creates Limited Edition Hummingbird Bottle for Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Rosé

Limited Edition Hummingbird Bottle for Perrier Jouet

Artist Vik Muniz was asked to create a special limited edition bottle for Perrier Jouet’s 2005 vintage of Belle Epoque Rosé. He felt the front of the bottle didn’t warrant any more decoration, so he chose to create the hummingbird on the interior back side. The accompanying box has a gold foil printed humming bird amongst the company’s signature anemones. Read more

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What The Ballers Are Drinking Tonight: Moët’s $6200 Luxury Leopard Methuselah Of Rosé Champagne.

Moët’s $6200 Luxury Leopard Methuselah Of Rosé Champagne

As you’re toasting the new year tonight with your $20 bottle of champagne from the local liquor outlet, the hip crowd at night clubs and a select number of the elite (or perhaps, extravagant) will be sipping something from a bottle they don’t dare to trash once it’s empty. Read more

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