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2011-08-19 12:06:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moet & Chandon and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced today that Moet & Chandon will be the official champagne of the US Open, aligning the world's most beloved champagne with one of the most prestigious and respected sporting competitions in existence. Moet & Chandon, the champagne of success and glamour since 1743, is enhancing its rich heritage as an icon of victorious celebration and global winning moments with this...

2011-06-18 00:01:04

History was made when Buyan Russian Haute Cuisine & Caviar Bar located in the Republic of Singapore, won the world's most expensive Champagne in a fierce bidding war. Buyan, which offers both inexpensive traditional Russian fare as well as Russian haute cuisine meant for the Tsars, has paid &eur;30,000 (SGD43,630) for a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, which is believed to be 170 years old. Singapore (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 History was made when Buyan Russian Haute Cuisine & Caviar Bar...

2011-06-16 17:35:00

REIMS, France, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Mavericks celebrated their first NBA Championship title with Armand de Brignac ("Ace of Spades") Champagne on Sunday night at LIV Fontainebleau, Miami, FL. NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki, team owner Mark Cuban and Dallas Mavericks teammates including Jason Terry, Brian Cardinal, and Shawn Marion marked their victory in grand style with 100 bottles of Armand de Brignac Champagne, including a giant celebratory Gold bottle. (Photo:...

2011-06-06 12:20:00

NEW YORK, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veuve Clicquot Champagne along with renowned polo player and captain of Black Watch Nacho Figueras were proud to toast the fourth annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, held on New York's Governors Island on Sunday, June 5, 2011. A record-breaking crowd of more than 18,000 public access spectators turned out to enjoy the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic and celebrate the official opening of the Governors Island season. For the first time ever, more people...

2011-05-31 09:46:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A good glass of wine is a great escape at the end of a long day. But what if your escape could be real? What if taste and smell could drag your other senses along? What if simply drinking wine and tweeting your thoughts on it could score you two airline tickets to New Zealand? Now it can. Brancott Estate, the world's bestselling New Zealand wine, is announcing the #WhatIf challenge in which participants are invited to use their noses,...

2011-05-16 09:15:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veuve Clicquot Champagne is pleased to announce the fourth annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic will take place Sunday, June 5 on New York's historic Governors Island. One of summer's most unique and glamorous star-studded social events, the 2011 Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic will once again showcase polo in New York City, a tradition that was reintroduced by Veuve Clicquot in 2008 to Governors Island, where polo was first played in the United States...

2011-04-14 04:06:00

GUERNEVILLE (RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY), Calif., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Korbel Champagne Cellars' spectacular garden will open for the 2011 season on Friday, April 15th. Featuring extraordinarily beautiful plantings - including 250 varieties of roses - amid towering redwoods that surround the historic circa 1882 Korbel House, Korbel Garden is both a popular Sonoma County attraction and an example of Korbel Champagne Cellars' commitment to sustainability. (Photo:...

2011-03-22 15:48:00

PARIS, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First day of Spring, 2011. Last night saw Champagne House Perrier-Jouet celebrate its bicentenary with the unveiling of Bi-Centenaire-the very first Living Legacy champagne designed to be passed on to future generations. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/champagneperrierjouet/48887/ An exclusive guest list gathered for the unveiling of a new kind of Champagne experience by the...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'