Veuve Clicquot and 5.5 design studio have collaborated for a series of accessories that are inspired by the brand’s life philosophy and visual tradition. The new line called “The Mail Collection” continues the brand and agency fruitful collaboration that started back in 2008 with the Champagne Cellar and continued with various visual representation of products and packaging.
Veuve Clicquot is getting fashionable with a new upscale limited-edition cover that unites functionality and style. The “Fashionably Clicquot” prêt-à-porter packaging is made of two parts that fit one into another and allow the pack to transform from a sleek cylinder into an elegant skirt for a bottle. Inside the cover, there is the label’s Carte Jaune bottle.
According to Bloomberg, two bottles of the world’s oldest Champagne, which spent about 170 years at the bottom of the ocean, were sold for 54,000 euros ($78,400) at an auction in Finland on June 3. The second lot, containing vintage Veuve, went for 30,000 euros, which was the most paid price for a bottle which for the auction house—America’s oldest wineshop Acker Merrall & Condit. A bottle of champagne from Juglar, which became part of Jacquessonsold now was sold for 24,000 euros.
Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, an opulent festivity bringing champagne and charity together, will take place on Governors Island, NY, on June 05. All New Yorkers are welcome to join this celebration for free. This year, Veuve Clicquot has designated the major part of the playfield for general public, which means there will be plenty of space for picnics, champagne and just mingling.
Sophie Pic, of Maison Pic in Valence, France, was announced the Best Female Chef for 2011, beating Italian chef Nadia Santini, and Elena Arzak from Spain. The award is established by Veuve Clicquot and is aimed at celebrating women who attained sucess in their careers, in food service industry, which is recognized to be men-dominated.
On March 28th, Veuve Cliquot held the 39th annual Veuve Cliquot Awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating the most successful business women of the UK with the strong commitment towards environmental and societal issues. This year, the first award went to Michelle McDowell MBE, a civil engineer who was responsible for the £70m re-development of the Royal Albert Hall. Aside from the grand prize, Ms. McDowell was also granted a title ‘Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year’.
For 38 consecutive years, the Veuve Clicquot Champagne brand, founded by Nicole Ponsardin, the famous widow Madame Clicquot, is saluting the UK business women for their grand achievements in work as well as dedication for providing positive changes in the social and health care spheres. Now, the brand is encouraging female leaders to send applications for a chance to receive 2011 The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Award.
Once again, Veuve Clicquot trusts Denis Boudard to create its new giftbox: «The Veuve Clicquot Fridge». The designer and the brand have collaborated several times such as on the ‘Trendy’ Collection, a whole set of champagne service tools composed of an ice bucket, some flutes, a bottle stopper, an appetizer and a spectacular Jeroboam ice bucket.