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PIPER-HEIDSIECK Returns as ‘Exclusive Champagne of the Oscars’®

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The French Champagne House Toasts the 2016 Oscar® Nominees

Hollywood, CA (January 14, 2016) — On the heels of this morning’s 88th Oscars® Nominations Announcement, PIPER-HEIDSIECK, the revered French Champagne House known worldwide for the red of its label and the gold of its wine, announces its return as the exclusive Champagne to be served during the 2016 Academy Award® season.

On behalf of PIPER-HEIDSIECK, I want to congratulate all the nominees for this great recognition by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,” said Benoit Collard, Global Executive Director PIPER-HEIDSIECK. “PIPER-HEIDSIECK has a long history in cinema and is proud to return as the exclusive Champagne of the Oscars, the ultimate arbiter of cinematic achievement in film. We are ready for another great awards season!

The 2016 Academy Award season marks year two of a three-year partnership between PIPER-HEIDSIECK and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). In addition to the actual awards ceremony on February 28, PIPER-HEIDSIECK will be poured at Academy events in Los Angeles, New York and London, including the Oscar® Nominees Luncheon on February 8 as well as the Governors Ball, the Academy’s official Oscars after-party.

Also, in celebration of the culmination of awards season, PIPER-HEIDSIECK will help create a rare moment of elegance and high emotion at the Governors Ball by serving Rare 2002, the House’s Prestige Cuvée.

Get red carpet ready for Oscar® night with PIPER-HEIDSIECK ! #PiperReady

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A Grand & Bold Story with the Grand Cinema
From the early 1930s, the house has long supported the grand cinema with boldness and grandeur. In 1964, PIPER-HEIDSIECK created a tailor-made 48-liter bottle to celebrate Rex Harrison’s Oscar for his role in MY FAIR LADY. In order to support the enrichment and preservation of film heritage, PIPER-HEIDSIECK works with the French Cinémathèque and the American Cinémathèque. It has also been the official champagne of the International Cannes Film Festival for more than 20 years.

Created in 1785 by Florens-Louis Heidsieck who aimed to create a wine worthy of a Queen, PIPER-HEIDSIECK is one of France’s oldest Champagne houses. With a grand history, the House has been synonymous with excellence, boldness, and grandeur for over 230 years. One of the world’s most awarded Champagnes, PIPER-HEIDSIECK benefits from the expertise of celebrated winemaker, Régis Camus, who has been named “Sparkling Winemaker of the Year” eight times over the past ten years.

PIPER-HEIDSIECK is imported in the United States by Terlato Wines.

Legal mention: this document is not to be distributed in France

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