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Ruinart Second Skin Case: The Ultimate Expression of Ruinart’s Vision of Contemporary and Responsible Luxury

For nearly three centuries, Maison Ruinart has been committed to providing an authentic, essential and responsible vision of art de vivre. In 2020, Ruinart breaks with the tradition of individual gift boxes, and pushes its global, environmental approach further with the second skin case. This eco-designed casing perfectly marries the emblematic silhouette of the Maison’s …

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Champagne vs the World – Does the Queen of Sparkling Wines Remain on Top?

Few things are more glamourised than Champagne… We can hardly concieve James Bond seducing with a bottle of English sparkling wine, picture socialite Holly Golightly having a glass of Prosecco before breakfast at Tiffany’s or imagine a modern-day Gatsby swapping France’s queen of fizz for a top-rated Californian Blanc de Blancs. In fact, as the new roaring …

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Dublin's Newest Afternoon Tea

Indulge in Dublin’s Newest Afternoon Tea Infused With Delicious Delights

The Morgan Hotel recently underwent a stylish renovation, unveiling the venue’s new grown up, chic look. The new 10 Fleet Street Bar and Restaurant has been designed by award-winning architect Nikki O’Donnell. Following an extensive €15 million redesign and investment, the hotel is the perfect spot for indulging in a little luxury in the heart of …

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Ireland’s Best Chefs and Restaurants Win Big at The Food & Wine Awards

Last night, the Food & Wine Awards were held in the InterContinental in Ballsbridge, with the country’s best chefs and restaurateurs in attendance. The event was hosted by presenter Barry Murphy and broadcaster Norah Casey. Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed a delicious five-course meal with matching wines from Barry & Fitzwilliam. The ceremony, sponsored by Nespresso, included …

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A Sparkling Celebration – Join Perrier-Jouët For a Luxurious Champagne Tasting Menu at WILDE

Want to spend the summer evenings sipping champagne in one of Dublin’s most fabulous restaurants? Luckily for us, Perrier-Jouët is launching an indulgent Champagne tasting menu today. The terrace at WILDE will be filled with sparkling delights as a specially designed tasting menu is served to eager diners. The Belle Époque Tasting Menu has be carefully created …

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Garden Pods

Experience Unique Al Fresco Dining in Garden Pods at This 5-Star Dublin Hotel

Indulge yourself at Dublin’s 5-star InterContinental hotel this summer as the hotel introduces three new stylish Garden Pods to their stunningly landscaped courtyard. This unique al fresco dining experience is the ultimate luxury this season. During the day, hotel guests can enjoy an elegant new Garden Afternoon Tea menu designed by the hotel’s award-winning chefs. …

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Social Diary

Social Gallery – A Sparkling Celebration at The Moët Grand Day 2018

The champagne was flowing at the Moët Grand Day in Dublin on June 9th where Moët & Chandon joined champagne lovers worldwide in a day of sparkling celebration. Over 24 hours, friends and families worldwide enjoyed the festivities in raising a glass to toast the memorable moments in their lives. Established in 1743, Moët & Chandon is …

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Veuve Clicquot Masquerade Ball

Experience Fun and Fantasy at This Year’s Veuve Clicquot Masquarade Ball at Body&Soul

As dusk descends on Saturday, June 23rd at Body&Soul, Veuve Clicquot will be transporting attendees to a world of fantasy and fun at the Veuve Clicquot ‘House of Rose’ Masquerade Ball. Inspired by the daring spirit of Madame Clicquot, this year’s Masquerade Ball encapsulates her character, her story and her maverick ways. The inimitable ‘Grand …

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Champagne Sale

Ireland’s Best Sommelier Julie Dupouy Hosts Champagne Celebration At House

Champagne lovers rejoice! On Wednesday 25th April House will be holding a Champagne evening with distinguished and award winning Sommelier Julie Dupouy. Throughout the course of the evening guests will be discussing five different champagnes matched with a perfectly designed menu of delectable bites. The tempting menu will consist of: Moet Brut Imperial paired with a …

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Godiva Chocolate Afternoon Tea

Oh God(iva) – This Brown Thomas Chocolate Afternoon Tea is One For The Ladies

There’s something so regal about Afternoon Tea, so much so that you likely read about it in a novel or play long before experiencing it for yourself. Indeed, my first introduction to the idea of high tea came from Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest and Lady Bracknell’s famed cucumber sandwiches. But Oscar Wilde’s …

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Boutique Wines Introduce Brimoncourt Champagne

The Perfect Bubbles to Celebrate – Boutique Wines Introduce Brimoncourt Champagne

Because each customer is unique, Champagne Brimoncourt carefully selects highly qualified and experienced partners for its distribution throughout the world. The convergence of values and long-term vision are essential prerequisites and that’s why, at Boutique Wines, we are proud to be the exclusive distributor for Brimoncourt in Ireland. Baron Philippe de Rothschild France Distribution (RFD), …

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How to Transform Discount Fizz Into Prestige Cuvée

Budget Bubbles – How to Transform Discount Fizz Into Prestige Cuvée

A celebration wouldn’t be the same without a glass of bubbles, but bottles and bottles of the good stuff can create a deep hole in your pocket. Here, Vicky Burt DipWSET, MW, Product Development Manager for Wine Qualifications at the world-renowned Wine & Spirit Education Trust, reveals how to select and serve sparkling wine that …

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Bubbles and Glamour at the Launch of the Perrier-Jouët Enchanting Christmas Lounge at The Westin (Social Gallery)

Bubbles and Glamour at the Launch of the Perrier-Jouët Enchanting Christmas Lounge at The Westin (Social Gallery)

Yesterday, 21st of November, Perrier-Jouët Ambassador Jonathan Simms gave guests an exclusive tasting of the exquisite Champagne at the scintillating new lounge within The Westin. The Perrier-Jouët Enchanting Christmas Lounge has been installed in The Atrium Lounge, within the luxurious five star, and it offers guests a magical experience of Champagne this Christmas. One of the stunning …

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Champagne Sale

Bubbles Anyone? A Vintage Champagne Pop Up is Coming to Brown Thomas

Love a bit of bubbly? Ireland’s largest collection of Vintage Perrier Jouët Belle Epoque Champagne will feature in The Marvel Room at Brown Thomas Dublin for the festive season, so you can pour over the rare beauty and pick up some sparkling Christmas gifts. Perrier-Jouët is renowned for elegant and floral hand-crafted champagnes and will …

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Dom to Your Doorstep – You Can Now Get A Champagne Delivery Within an Hour

In the modern world, the thought of waiting more than an hour for whatever your heart desires to be delivered to your door is downright unacceptable to some. Apps like Deliveroo have ensured that most delicious indulgences are at our fingertips at all times, but Dom Perignon has taken the concept of instant gratification to …

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Drink Outside your Bubble – Wow your Palate with Champagnes from Less Famous Houses

“She keeps Moët & Chandon, in her pretty cabinet”… If absolute rock legend Freddie Mercury mentions the name of your brand in the first line of one of his songs, you know you’re larger than life. The fizz of preference of the “Killer Queen” also touched the lips of Leo DiCaprio’s Gatsby and it’s not the …

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Veuve Clicquot To Host Stunning Masquerade Ball at Body & Soul Festival

Channel Versailles’ Glamour at Veuve Clicquot’s Masquerade Ball this Body&Soul 2017

Channel the glamour of eras gone by at one of today’s hottest festivals at the spectacular Masquerade Ball at Body&Soul 2017, hosted by Champagne house Veuve Clicquot on Saturday, 24th June. Guests  are invited to dress up, evoking Versailles’ golden times within the 17th Century Ballinlough Castle where they will encounter mischievous masked revellers and seductive masqueraders. The Correspondents, “Kings …

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Frost in Champagne Pose Risk of Shortage | Champagne News

Champagne Feeling the Frostbite as Low Temperatures Pose Risk of Shortage

Frost in Champagne have producers facing a tough reality as severe cold weather impacted the region’s vineyards for a second year in a row. Some vineyards have seen destruction of up to 50% of the potential 2017 harvest due to a violent drop in temperatures last week, with prolonged lows of minus six degrees. Because …

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