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Always 5 Star guide to Moët & Chandon Champagne

Moët & Chandon Champagne

One of the most prestigious champagne’s in the world is Moët & Chandon. You know from the moment that you see the label that you are about to partake of something special. The name is synonymous with luxury. Moët & Chandon is one of the world’s largest champagne producers. It is admired internationally as a premier luxury brand champagne.

Enjoying Moët & Chandon for a luxury Sunday brunch

However, there are a few facts that you might not know about this wonderful champagne.

🌟 Moët et Cie (Moët and Company) was founded in 1743 by Claude Moët who was a wine trader. However, it was his grandson Jean-Remy Moët who built the company to the status of an international luxury brand. Known for his strong ambition, his drive elevated Moët to a whole new level.

Enjoyed touring the Moët & Chandon caves in France

🌟 The correct pronunciation of Moët is to pronounce the “t” at the end – ‘Mo-Wett’.

Having fun at the Cayman Cookout event – Moët & Chandon were the sponsors for this wonderful Ritz Carlton event.

🌟 The Imperial trademark was named in honor of Napoleon who was a close friend and champagne enthusiast. Napoleon is known for famously saying:

🌟 It is alleged that Napoleon would saber bottles of Moët champagne to celebrate his victories on the battle field.

At the St Regis in Washington D.C., they offer a complimentary sabering demonstration.

🌟 In 1832, when Jean-Rémy retired, his son Victor Moët and son-in-law Pierre-Gabriel Chandon de Briailles took the reigns. It was renamed officially that same year to Moët et Chandon.

An Always 5 Star moment was a private tasting at the Moët & Chandon winery in France in the famed “Napoleon room.”

🌟 The House has a Royal Warrant to supply champagne to Elizabeth II of England. It was selected as the champagne of choice for Charles and Diana’s wedding.

🌟 Their vintage champagne, produced by Moët & Chandon, is named after Dom Pérignon, who was a Benedictine monk. He was recognized for discovering how to create sparkling wine. The champagne line, Dom Pérignon is considered their vintage champagne. It is only harvested in the best possible years and left to age for 12 years.

🌟 The champagne is made up of 60% Chardonnay and 40% Pinot Noir.

Enjoying a bottle at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay in California overlooking the golf course – Cheers!

🌟 In 1987, Moët & Chandon merged with Louis Vuitton and Hennessy to become the largest luxury group in the world and continues to grow.

Cayman Island is the perfect location to savor a bottle of Moët & Chandon.

🌟 Moët-Hennessy company founded Domaine Chandon which was the first French owned sparkling wine in the US. Their vineyards and sparkling wines are located in Napa Valley in Northern California.

Love sparkling wine tastings at the Napa Valley location – Domaine Chandon.

🌟 Roger Federer, a Swiss professional tennis player, is the current ambassador for Moët & Chandon Champagne. Scarlett Johansson was previously the ambassador.

Travel moments like this are best appreciated with Dom Pérignon! Cheers!

🌟 In 2016, Moët & Chandon replaced Mumm Champagne as the official sponsor of champagne at the Formula 1 races.

I enjoy sharing with you the champagnes that I love celebrating my special moments with. An Always 5 Star 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 luxury travel experience is certainly enhanced when I am able to celebrate the moment with a special champagne. Cheers to the Moët & Chandon and Dom Pérignon moments in your life!


🌟 Please note: I was not compensated for this post. My opinions are completely my own based on my experiences, which I paid for entirely.

About Pamela Rossi

Pamela Rossi

I am passionate about travel and taking each moment and making it a five star experience. My goal is to create those experiences for YOU!