Friday 14th of June 2024

Nairobi, Kenya

At The 81st Golden Globe Awards, Moët & Chandon Celebrates A Night Of Glamor And Charitable Giving

During the event held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, Moët & Chandon, the official champagne of the Golden Globes, raised a glass to the most prominent actors and directors in Hollywood.

January 7, 2024, Los Angeles, California Celebrating the return of Hollywood’s most elegant night of the year and the accomplishments of the entertainment business, Moët & Chandon, the official champagne of the 81st Golden Globe Awards, raised a glass to everyone who joined together to appreciate this occasion.
Beginning the evening, Moët & Chandon carried on its venerable “Toast for a Cause” charitable program.
A cornerstone of Moët & Chandon’s philanthropic values, Toast for a Cause gives celebrities a chance to support a charity of their choosing.

This year, Moët & Chandon collaborated with the Motion Picture & Television Fund, a non-profit that assists active and retired members of the entertainment industry, to establish the ‘Crew Support Fund’ in conjunction with Toast for a Better Tomorrow to support the numerous dedicated and vibrant actors and filmmakers.

Reason. This fund will represent the industry’s generosity on entertainment’s grandest night, the Golden Globes, by offering resources and prompt assistance to film and television personnel impacted by the recent strike.

Toasting with Moët Minis on the red carpet in support of over 20 charities, Golden Globe nominees, presenters, and winners, including Margot Robbie, Dua Lipa, Oprah Winfrey, Helen Mirren, Amanda Seyfried, America Ferrera, Elizabeth Banks, Elizabeth Olsen, Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt, Rosamund Pike, Simu Liu, Greta Lee, Hari Nef, and many more, Moët & Chandon matched each philanthropic toast made by a nominee or house friend at the 81st Golden Globes with a contribution to the MPTF.

Moët & Chandon was savored by guests who gathered to commemorate the milestone year throughout the evening. The preferred beverage of Golden Globes attendees, Moët Impérial Brut, complemented Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s outstanding meal pairings flawlessly. In addition to Moët Impérial Brut, which is a glamorous representation of the house’s style and embodies its distinct fruitiness, seductive palate, and elegant maturity, guests also savored Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial, a spontaneous and radiant champagne.

At this time, producers of cinema and television get together to celebrate their accomplishments with a toast to Moët & Chandon, the champagne of celebration. The champagne company urges people to enjoy a bottle of Moët & Chandon at home and celebrate the awards season as the stars do.

About Moët & Chandon
Claude Moët established Moët & Chandon in 1743 and brought it to global recognition with his
Jean-Remy Moët, a descendent, aspired to “share the effervescence of Champagne with the world.” Whether it’s the red carpet, royal court, Studio 54, or Grand Slams, Moët & Chandon has been delivering gatherings of people around exciting, unique occasions. With the most expansive and varied vineyards in the area, the House provides a broad and adaptable range of champagnes suitable for all tastes and occasions.

Every white and rosé creation, from the classic Moët Impérial to the sophisticated Grand Vintage Collection, from the cool Moët Ice Impérial to the soft Nectar Impérial, and the multifaceted Collection Impériale, the most recent manifestation of the House’s Haute Oenologie, is easy to adore and enthralls with a wide range of flavors and fragrances that capture the astounding breadth of its terroir.

The House aims to safeguard biodiversity in the area through Moët & Chandon’s long-term sustainability program, Natura Nostra. Since 2009, Moët & Chandon has also supported charitable causes through Toast for a Cause.
Moët & Chandon has been the preferred champagne for commemorating historical moments and individual joys for almost 300 years, adding a lively touch to every toast.

About The Golden Globe® Awards
Since 1944, the Golden Globe Awards have been a leading entertainment honoring accomplishments in both cinema and television.
The Golden Globes’ license fees have allowed for the giving of almost $55 million to entertainment-related organizations over the past thirty years, including humanitarian endeavors, scholarship initiatives, and film restoration projects.
Additionally, a variety of initiatives in collaboration with advocacy organizations have benefited from this financing, which aims to advance underprivileged communities’ access to Hollywood.
The Golden Globe Awards are owned and produced by Dick Clark Productions.
Visit to learn more about the Golden Globe Awards.

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About the Motion Picture & Television Fund 
With social services, financial aid, senior housing, and palliative care, MPTF provides support to thousands of people working in the entertainment sector. MPTF offers everything from daycare to well-being and aging with dignity and purpose.

there to help the personnel in the sector navigate the many challenges that life throws at them. For its efforts during the epidemic, MPTF was recognized with an Oscar in 2021. During the 2023 work stoppage, the organization engaged with 14,000 industry members and contributed more than $8 million in aid.
For more than a century, the entertainment industry’s incredible generosity has made it possible for MPTF to provide charity services to needy individuals within the business.

Media Contacts
Katarina Wos, Head of PR & Communications at Moët & Chandon | Katarina.Wos@MoetHennessy.com
LaForce for Moët & Chandon | Moet@laforce.nyc

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Champagne Day Celebrations Across Africa Were Dazzling, Combining A Shared Passion For Sustainability With The Savoir-faire Of Moët & Chandon.

In stunning Champagne Day celebrations across Africa, a mutual love of sustainability and the savoir-faire of Moët & Chandon mingled.
Moët & Chandon, the world’s best champagne for celebration, was served as glasses were raised across Africa on October 27 to commemorate Champagne Day.
Because of its mastery, savoir-faire, and reverence for terroir, the Maison has been associated with great winemaking for almost three centuries. Regarding sustainability as the cornerstone of its future vision, Moët & Chandon is also acknowledged as an innovator in the vineyards and cellar.

As Friends of the House gathered in each nation to celebrate the enduring qualities of Maison’s iconic wines and the timeless nature of marking special and historic moments with champagne, these distinctive qualities were highlighted as part of this year’s Champagne Day festivities.
As we are in 2023, toasts were made at 20:23, appropriately honoring Moët & Chandon’s milestone 280th anniversary since its founding in Epernay, France, in 1743. Guests were invited to arrive at celebrations across Africa at 17:43.

Friends of the Maison gathered at opulent locations across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, and South Africa, celebrating Champagne Day and honoring the legacy and sophistication of Moët & Chandon, united by a shared appreciation for the joy of champagne.
Chandon has become essential to savoring all of life’s most exquisite moments.
The events were hosted by Nigerian humanitarian and actress Osas Ighodaro, Kenyan media figurehead Nambitha Ben-Mazwi, the celebrated South African actress Anita Nderu, Fredy Manyongo, a businessman and model from Cameroon, Delali Damessi from Lydia Laryea from Ghana, George Williams from Tanzania, and Ivory Coast.

The hosts got to retell the best parts of their trip to Epernay earlier in the year when they had the unique opportunity to see the annual harvest and cellar operations up close, to guests at their individual celebrations.
Examining the Maison’s innovative agroecology program was a major component of their schedule.
Moët & Chandon’s Natura Nostra initiative aims to protect Champagne’s distinct natural legacy.
With the goal of increasing biodiversity in Champagne, this program aims to quicken the ecological transition.

The venues for each regional celebration, which ranged from the Hyatt Regency in Dar es Salaam to the Tribe Hotel in Nairobi and The Westcliff in Johannesburg, perfectly captured Maison’s philosophy of nature in balance with elegance.
Regardless of their nationality, the attendees shared a common fondness for champagne, valued Maison’s connection to the terroir, and recognized the significance of conserving the environment for posterity, all in true African style.

According to Aimee Kellen, Head of Consumer Engagement for Moët Hennessy Africa and the Middle East, “Champagne Day is an opportunity not only to celebrate how we have shaped the industry but also to communicate our Natura Nostra program and sustainability efforts to ensure that the joy of Moët & Chandon continues to be shared with Africa and the world.” The Maison has a rich history of winemaking excellence.
“In this most memorable of celebrations, links between our past and present were honored, with Moët & Chandon remaining as timeless and contemporary as ever today.”

About Moët & Chandon
Claude Moët founded Moët & Chandon in 1743, and his descendant Jean-Remy Moët brought the company to a global level of recognition with his vision of “sharing the effervescence of Champagne with the world.”
From red carpets to royal courts, Studio 54 to Grand Slams, Moët & Chandon has been uniting people around incredible, exhilarating moments.
The House has the most expansive and varied collection of champagnes for any taste and occasion, sourced from the most diverse and large-scale vineyards in the area.

Every creation in white and rosé is easy to adore, ranging from the classic Moët Impérial to the sophisticated Grand Vintage Collection, the cool Moët Ice Impérial to the soft Nectar Impérial, and the multifaceted Collection Impériale, the most recent manifestation of the House’s Haute Oenologie, which dazzles and delights with a wide range of flavors and aromas to capture the astounding breadth of its terroir.

Since 2009, Moët & Chandon has partnered with the House to support charitable causes through Toast for a Cause and works to protect biodiversity in the area through Natura Nostra, their long-term sustainability program.
For almost 300 years, Moët & Chandon has been the preferred champagne to commemorate historical moments as well as individual joys, adding a lively touch to every toast.

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Mayorkun, A Nigerian Artist, Is Hosted By Hennessy For A Club Tour In Nairobi, Kenya.

Nairobi, Kenya – Mayorkun, a Nigerian artist, was honored with a birthday dinner on March 23, 2023, at the Oyster Bay Restaurant, hosted by Hennessy, the top-ranked cognac in the world.

A networking and engagement opportunity with the artist was provided by the event, which also included thought leaders in the music industry, close family and friends, and members of the media. Also, it provided a special chance for visitors to enjoy Hennessy Cognac’s elegance and luxury.

One of Nigeria’s hottest performers right now, Mayorkun is a multi-award-winning artist. For a very long time, Hennessy has honored cultural figures that go above and beyond the call of duty. His association with Hennessy as one of Nigeria’s brand ambassadors resulted from Mayorkun’s commitment to pushing musical limits as well as his enthusiasm and vigor.

He has swiftly established himself as a favorite of music fans all over the world thanks to his most recent album, Back in Office, which included the breakthrough single “Holy Father.” The album has had over 100 million streams.

Market Manager Moët HennessyGboyega Ogunfuye remarked that during the tour “Hennessy has always recognized creative brains who combine rhythms that will never stop and never settle, and music has always been a part of their Nature. We have a long tradition of fostering artistic innovation, and we will keep giving artists a platform by fusing music, skill, influences, and cognac.”

On March 23 and March 26, 2023, the Nigerian singer will travel to Kenya as part of a club tour sponsored by Hennessy.

Hennessy extends an invitation to all Kenyan music fans to join us for a thrilling evening of outstanding music and vows to uphold this bond with music by assisting artists and leveraging teamwork.
Tags: #HennessyKE, HennessyKenya

Tour Dates:
● Thursday 23rd March 2023 – Gemini
● Friday 24th March 2023 – Golden Ice
● Saturday 25th March 2023 – Black Star
● Sunday 26th March 2023 – Onyx

About Hennessy
Over the course of its 250-year history, Hennessy has proudly continued an unparalleled heritage founded on exploration, discovery, and developing the best aspects of nature that man is capable of providing from its headquarters in the French region of Cognac.

The longevity and success of Hennessy across five continents are a reflection of the principles that the House has upheld ever since it was founded, including the dissemination of a special savoir-faire, a never-ending search for new ideas, and an unwavering dedication to creation, excellence, legacy, and sustainable development.
These characteristics are now the distinguishing characteristics of a House, the jewel in the crown of the LVMH Group, which creates some of the most renowned and iconic cognacs.

Please Drink Responsibly

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Dinner Experience: Moët & Chandon Hosts A Food Pairing At The Radisson Blu Hotel In Upperhill.

Thursday, June 30th, Nairobi Moët & Chandon hosted Champagne lovers, friends, and key partners to an exclusive food pairing dinner at Radisson Blu Hotel Upper Hill’s Chophouse restaurant.

The event’s goal was to provide guests with a sensory experience in which they could learn about the subtleties and philosophies of Moët & Chandon champagne.

Alexandre Helaine, Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, said at the event: ” “We strive to provide our customers with unique, immersive, and memorable experiences at Moët& Chandon. Combining expertise with various artists to create memorable moments with the world’s most popular champagne.”

Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed Seared Scallops with Black Salt paired with Moët Imperial Brut, Bresaola paired with Moët Imperial Brut, and Duck paired with Moët Rose Imperial. Macarons were served with Moët Nectar Imperial as a dessert.

“This pairing enhances the dining experience by enhancing the flavors, textures, and various expressions of the food. We continue to evolve inspiration and create passion centered on sharing success and glamour with the world,” “Mr. Helaine added.

Moët & Chandon invites you to raise a glass and toast to all of life’s memorable moments!

About Moët & Chandon
Moët & Chandon, founded in 1743, is the Maison that helped to introduce champagne to the world by offering a variety of unique wines for every occasion.

Each champagne dazzles and delights with bright fruitiness, an enticing palate, and an elegant maturity, from the iconic Mot Impérial to the Grand Vintage Collection, from the extroverted Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial to the innovative Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial.

Moët & Chandon has been the champagne of choice to commemorate historical events or private moments of great personal significance since its inception. Moët & Chandon has a champagne style that is uniquely suited to each of life’s memorable moments.

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National Cognac Day: Celebrating World Cognac Day with Hennessy

3rd June 2022, Nairobi At Bambino Latin Italian Restaurant in Westlands, Hennessy, the world’s best Cognac, presented an event called Cognac, Cocktails, and Conversations, which brought together Cognac aficionados.

The event was held to commemorate World Cognac Day by displaying the art and craft of Hennessy Cocktails and allowing attendees to engage and network while enjoying the cocktails created by the #HennessyMyWay Challenge bartenders.

“We are enthusiastic about creating such creative events,” Alexandre Helaine, Mot Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, said of the occasion. They enable us to engage and inspire our customers to enjoy Hennessy and its cocktail versatility, while also adding a touch of savoir-faire to their lifestyle.”

The cocktails were made with Hennessy V.S, the world’s most popular Cognac, a reflection of competence and consistency. The Hennessy Bee, Hennessy Breeze, and Hennessy Paper-Heart were among the cocktails served.


“On World Cognac Day, Hennessy honors all those who have courageously pursued their passion in order to change the game.” Mr. Helaine added.

This World Cognac Day, Hennessy would like to invite Cognac fans to appreciate and celebrate the legacy and craft of the spirit.


Hennessy’s History

For more than 250 years, the leader in Cognac, Maison Hennessy, has shone with its extraordinary know-how around the world. The brand is present in more than 130 countries, according to creator Richard Hennessy’s spirit of conquest.
Hennessy is a mainstay of the Charente economy, with its headquarters in the heart of the province. The House’s success and longevity are built on the quality of its cognacs, each of which is the result of a one-of-a-kind process of knowledge transmission from generation to generation.

Hennessy, the first spirits house to receive ISO 14001 certification, brings together its potential for innovation and the backing of all of its partners to maintain this unique environment.

Hennessy, as the crown jewel of the LVMH Group, is a key contributor to French international trade, selling 99 percent of its production overseas and serving as a global ambassador for French art de vivre.

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Hennessy Has Invited Top East African Celebrities And Business Owners. The Hennessy Vip Trip Features Kenyan Rapper Octopizzo, Tanzanian Artist Juma Jux, James “Wong,” And Ali “Kiza” Oumarou Touring Hennessy In France.

Hennessy, the world’s most popular cognac, has invited prominent celebrities and business leaders from East Africa to participate in the #HennessyVIPTrip experience.

The goal of this experience is to provide insight and immersion into the world of luxury that is Hennessy. Mot Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa Alexandre Helaine, Award-winning Artist Octopizzo, Musical artist Juma Jux, Mohamed Adnan Hamadi, Carlos Mella Bastos, Amour Mahmoud Shamte, Isack Anselm Lwoga, and Entrepreneurs James Kariuki and Ali Oumarou were among those who attended.

The VIP guests were treated to a tour of the Domaine de La Bataille, the “La Groie” distillery, the traditional cellar of La Faencerie, Le Chai du Fondateur, and La Boutique Hennessy, as well as dinner with Mr. Maurice Hennessy at Hennessy’s Chateau de Bagnolet.
“Hennessy has a genuine passion for art, and our trip aimed to merge the many arts, i.e., music, graffiti, painting, entrepreneurs, for a unique experience,” Alexandre Helaine, Moet Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, said of the trip.

“As a brand, Hennessy believes in shaping the future. Hennessy hopes that the Never Stop Never Settle campaign will inspire future generations of creative entrepreneurs to follow their goals and define success on their own terms.” Mr. Helaine went on to say.

Hennessy presented each visitor with a bottle of Paradis engraved with their name.

Please Drink Responsibly.

For more information, contact the African Elite Group at info@africanelitegroup.com.

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The Hennessy My Way Challenge Returns In Its Third Edition.

Hennessy, the world’s best Cognac, launched the third edition of the Hennessy My Way Challenge on April 25, 2022, in Nairobi. This global competition brings together top bartenders to demonstrate their mixology skills with Hennessy VS.

The initiative’s goal is to encourage bartenders to stay creative while honing their craft. Six bartenders will compete in the third edition of the challenge in Kenya, showcasing their art in making delicious twists on Hennessy cocktails and luxurious stir downs with homemade ingredients and syrups.

Alexandre Helaine – Moet Hennessy, Market Manager, Eastern Africa, said of the initiative, “The Hennessy My Way challenge is the perfect example for bartenders to showcase their creativity, whether it’s an inspiration from their favorite flavors or an experiment in personal expression.”

“The competition will continue to inspire bartenders to stay on top of their game and do what they love best, creating expressive cocktails, whether it’s an inspiration from their favorite flavors or an experiment in personal expression.” Mr. Helaine added his voice.

Participating bartenders will be compensated financially, with the top five global winners receiving 2000€.

Hennessy invites you to join the movement and share your #HennessyMyWay creations.
There is no such thing as a wrong way; only your way.

Use the hashtag #HennessyKE.

Hennessy has proudly sustained an unparalleled heritage built on adventure, discovery, and nurturing the best that nature and man can provide from its seat in the French province of Cognac and throughout its 257-year existence.
The House’s longevity and success across five continents reflect the values it has preserved since its founding: the transmission of a distinct savoir-faire, a never-ending drive for innovation, and an unshakable commitment to Creation, Excellence, Legacy, and Sustainable Development.

Please Drink Responsibly.

For more information, contact the African Elite Group at info@africanelitegroup.com.

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To Celebrate International Women’s Day, Moët & Chandon Hosts A Dining Experience.

Nairobi, March 8, 2022, To commemorate International Women’s Day, luxury champagne firm Moët & Chandon sponsored a dinner experience at the Sankara Hotel. The event gathered together phenomenal women from various professions, Friends of Mot and Media, to commemorate and celebrate the contribution of women in society while popping champagne bottles.

International Women’s Day is a worldwide recognized day that celebrates women throughout the world while motivating them to reach their full potential. With this year’s theme of #BreakTheBias, Moët & Chandon sought to recognize and reward women who are making lasting contributions to society in various ways.

The attendees at the event addressed how they are overcoming the bias and how they might enhance their efforts to achieve gender equality at the workplace and in society.

Alexandre Helaine, Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, led the event and guided guests through the art of mixing Moët & Chandon. The visitors were immersed in the world of Moët & Chandon through several types of food, the brand’s past, and the basic principles.

Alexandre Helaine stated during the event, “We are deeply committed to bringing women together and providing a forum for them to converse and interact. It is time to celebrate women’s accomplishments, acknowledge obstacles, and concentrate more emphasis on women’s rights and gender equality in order to mobilize all people to do their part.”

“As Moët & Chandon, we aspire to build unforgettable experiences for our consumers and to share the events in their life worthy of a bottle of Moët & Chandon,” Mr. Helaine added.

According to Joyce Wangui, Director of Sales and Marketing, “We were thrilled to join our partner Moët & Chandon in honoring women’s amazing achievements on International Women’s Day. This particular occasion was about bringing together a small number of women from various professions to recognize their ongoing support for Sankara Nairobi. As a member of Marriott International, we acknowledge and engage in the worldwide discourse around gender equality and women’s empowerment.” ”

Moët & Chandon would want to recognize women all throughout the globe who make a difference every day.


About Moët & Chandon
Moët & Chandon, founded in 1743, is the Maison that helped to the introduction of champagne to the globe by delivering a variety of distinctive wines for every occasion. Each champagne dazzles and thrills with vibrant fruitiness, an intriguing taste, and an exquisite maturity, from the classic Moët Impérial to the Grand Vintage Collection, from the exuberant Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial to the inventive Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial.

Since its inception, Moët & Chandon has been the champagne of choice for commemorating historical events as well as intimate occasions of tremendous personal significance.  offers a champagne-style that is individually suited to each of life’s significant occasions.

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Moet Hennessy Takes Top East African acts on an Exclusive VIP Experience to France

Vanessa Mdee , Lucia Musau , Daniel Lubwama Kigozi”Navio” , Shaffie Weru , Alexandre Helaine

Moët Hennessy which is part of The No.1 luxury company LVMH – Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, invited top acts from East Africa to France in an experience dubbed #MoetHennessyVIPTrip.

The experience involved a visit to the hearts of Hennessy in Cognac and Moët & Chandon in Epernay, Champagne region of France. This VIP experience aimed at giving insights and an immersion to the Moët Hennessy world of luxury

The invites got to visit both the Hennessy’s Chateau Bagnolet and Moët & Chandon’s Chateau Trianon. Different Kings and Queens have dined in these Chateaux which are strictly by invite only

Those invited included: Award winning Fashion & Lifestyle Blogger Lucia Musau and Radio host Shaffie Weru from Kenya, Musician Vanessa Mdee from Tanzania and Navio from Uganda. Accompanied by Alexandre Helaine, Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa

Mr. Alexandre Helaine mentioned that, “East Africa is a fast growing market and people are looking for quality goods. The trip is a great way to showcase the luxury histories and traditions of our houses Hennessy Cognac and Moet & Chandon Champagne to big stars from Africa. It’s all about blending history, traditions, know how, quality and art”

The No.1 luxury company LVMH – Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, invited top acts from East Africa to France in an experience dubbed #MoetHennessyVIPTrip.

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