CLOS19 LAUNCHES PERSONALIZATION STUDIO IN GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL
This Holiday Moët Hennessy invites you to personalize bottles of your favorite Champagne & Spirits
NEW YORK, October 29, 2018 – Launching on November 2nd and running through the end of 2018, Moët Hennessy USA announces the debut of the Holiday Personalization Studio brought to you by Clos19 in New York’s Grand Central Terminal. The studio will offer the opportunity to customize products from Moët Hennessy’s iconic brands featuring Ardbeg, Glenmorangie, Hennessy, Veuve Clicquot and Moët & Chandon. For those who want to order additional gifts or stock up for the holidays, consumers will be able to explore Clos19.com, LVMH’s champagnes, wines and spirits online shopping platform.
Throughout the eight-week experience, each of the champagnes and spirits chosen from the portfolio will offer a unique and complimentary customization option. The wide range allows consumers the chance to create the perfect bespoke gifts for friends and loved ones this holiday season and include:
§ November 2 to November 16: Engraving with Ardbeg & Glenmorangie
Glenmorangie and Ardbeg will kick off Moët Hennessy’s Personalization Studio this holiday season, inviting consumers to discover the range of Scotland with their award winning smooth and smoky Single Malt Scotch Whiskies. Consumers will have the opportunity to engrave bottles with personalized messages, and will receive complimentary gift wrapping with any purchase.
§ November 17 to December 12: Engraving with Hennessy X.O
Last year, Moët Hennessy launched the first year of the Holiday Personalization Studio with the Hennessy X.O engraving experience at Columbus Circle. The experience continues this year as Hennessy invites consumers to embark on the multisensory journey of X.O, an ideal holiday gifting option, while enjoying custom engraving and gift wrapping. This year’s novelty includes the ability to pre-purchase Hennessy’s new 375mL X.O format prior to its official launch in 2019.
§ December 13 to December 22: Personalization of Arrows with Veuve Clicquot
Designed in celebration of Veuve Clicquot’s heritage and in tribute to the international mindset that characterizes Veuve Clicquot’s spirit, the Clicquot Arrow is a vibrant symbol of both direction and origin, making if the perfect gift for a Champagne loving hostess or travel enthusiast. Create a personalized keepsake that will bring joy to your favorite Champagne fanatic for years to come.
§ December 23 to January 1: Personalization with Moët & Chandon
As the world’s most loved Champagne, Moët & Chandon has been a pioneer of creating new celebratory customs. This pioneering spirit in the art of celebration has resulted most recently a NEW Champagne Personalization Machine, which can transcribe either text or a handwritten message on a bottle of Moët & Chandon.
“The Personalization Studio at Grand Central Terminal will offer unique customization and engraving options on a selection of extraordinary champagnes and spirits that are certain to become family treasures and leave a lasting impression,” noted Jim Clerkin, President & CEO of Moët Hennessy North America. “We are committed to crafting unique experiences and this is an exceptional opportunity to discover bespoke offers and services just in time for the holidays.”
To enhance the overall experience, the Holiday Personalization Studio will feature an interactive gifting experience powered by Outernets technology, and complimentary gift wrap and greeting cards provided by Clos19.
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About Moët Hennessy USA
MOËT HENNESSY USA is the leading importer and marketer of high quality wines, spirits and champagnes in the U.S. The Moët Hennessy portfolio includes renowned brands such as: Hennessy Cognac; Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Krug, Veuve Clicquot and Ruinart Champagnes; Belvedere Vodka; Volcan de mi Tierra Tequila; Glenmorangie and Ardbeg single malt Scotch whiskies, Woodinville; and fine wines, Ao Yun, Cape Mentelle, Cloudy Bay, Newton Vineyard, Numanthia, Terrazas de Los Andes, Smoke Tree, Chandon California, and Clos19. Moët Hennessy has a strong consumer focus with an uncompromising commitment to building luxury brands.
Clos19 is led by founder and CEO, Stephanie Watine Arnault. After 10 years working within the group, having held positions at Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton and Moët Hennessy, Stephanie conceptualized the idea for a lifestyle retail venture for the LVMH wine and spirits business group. As founder of Clos19, Watine Arnault leveraged the considerable expertise across LVMH to bring the project to life. She heads up this global initiative that launched in the UK market in April 2017, Germany in July 2017 and the US in November 2017. Currently, Clos19 is available in the states of New York, California, Florida and New Jersey. Other states will follow in 2018. Sales of the Clos19 champagne, wine and spirits portfolio are made by licensed retailers, facilitated by third-party technology and the delivery service Thirstie, through its independent retailer network.