No toast is complete without champagne. With seasonal celebrations around the corner, here are establishments offering over-the-top champagne experiences.
ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI
ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI, Hawaii’s new pinnacle of luxury, design and hospitality on the shores of world renowned Waikiki Beach, celebrated the opening of onsite French-Japanese dining concept Mugen on September 7, 2019. Developed by Executive Chef Jason Yamaguchi, Mugen (pronounced Moog-in) introduces an unprecedented quality of globally sourced cuisine and rare wines and spirits to Oahu, elevating Hawaii as a go-to destination for culinary travel.
Mugen’s coveted beverage program is the pinnacle of the restaurant’s distinction and comprises precious Japanese whiskies, high-end sake and other prized libations not available anywhere else in Hawaii and in some cases, even the continental U.S. A $5 million, 500-bottle wine collection includes a selection of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC) wines, a 1975 Dom Perignon valued at over $5,000 and a 2009 Chateau Latour Pauillac valued at over $6,000.
The Spectator Hotel - a high-design boutique hotel in Charleston, SC
The Grand Life Package ($45k) includes an in-room champagne button:
The package can be further enhanced by taking advantage of the hotel’s personal butlers (provided to each guest) who can coordinate anything from shining shoes and pressing clothes to more unique requests, such as scoring a hard-to-find bottle of wine and drawing a candlelit, rose petal bath.
Bubbles Rise at lebua Hotels & Resorts’ World’s Highest Champagne Venues
Enter the world of champagne sipping at the world’s first vertical destination, lebua Hotels & Resort, home to Bangkok’s most vibrant specialty champagne bars soaring over 800 feet above the Bangkok skyline. Guests can choose between a selection of unique offerings at one of the world’s tallest al fresco champagne bar, Flute, including Perrier Jouët’s first hotel and restaurant curated champagne, crafted exclusively for lebua or wayfarers can opt for the glamourous and recently opened millennial-pink themed hotspot with 1950s flare boasting of elegance, Pink Bar.
Limited-Time Ruinart Champagne Suite Exhibition at Hotel Metropole
In partnership with the esteemed champagne house Ruinart, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo’s Suite Azur will transform into a countryside-inspired escape for a limited-time, boasting a number of exceptional, champagne-themed amenities. The suite will showcase three works of art created by Ruinart’s 2019 guest artist, Vik Muniz, a bottle of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs with Ruinart specialty glasses, a boxed book collection entitled Ruinart et l’art, and an exclusive invitation to Reims Chez Ruinart (the champagne house’s estate) for four guests.
The Most Extravagant Champagne Pairing Experience at MR CHOW
MR CHOW is known for their authentic Beijing cuisine and tableside theatrics performances but in Vegas everything is over the top and for guest who are curious what a four-figure filet mignon taste like they can experience one at MR CHOW at Caesar’s Palace. The $1,000 Golden Filet Mignon with Caviar and Champagne was created by Chef Cesar Laran with pure luxury in mind. The Filet Mignon is cooked the same way as the popular MR CHOW dish “Ma Mignon” and is then wrapped with delicate gold leaf. To complete the dish Chef tops the sliced filet with caviar and is served with Krug 'Grande Cuvee' Brut. Guest will have to make reservations and put this request in 48 hours beforehand.
Shhh! Elite Private Champagne Pours at The Edith at Del Frisco’s
While the steakhouse chain is known for the grilled steaks, onion ring, champagne pairings and top-notch service, the brand has curated a by inquiry-only champagne room at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. The Edith allows for champagne lovers and perhaps notable UHNWIs to enjoy their bubbly in peace and anonymity.
One Last Toast To Summer and La Terrasse Krug – One More Month!
Now through September 30, Shangri-La Hotel is partnering with Krug champagne for a La Terrasse Krug pop-up atop the hotel terrace with exclusive vintage offerings like Krug Grande Cuvée 167th edition (starting at $300 per bottle) and Krug Rosé 23rd edition (starting at $500 per bottle). Wayfarers can cheers above the city of lights with elegant bites inspired by this year’s specialty House of Krug ingredient, chili peppers for a luxe experiential pairing. Complete with sparkling views of the Eiffel Tower and Paris’s unwavering beauty – La Terrasse Krug is offering a limited-time haven of serenity for champagne aficionados craving specialty bottles only available through Shangri-La Hotel’s partnership.