Chloe Dewe Mathews, The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan 2012, from the series Caspian: the Elements We live in an era in which we are becoming increasingly aware that we can’t get something out of our…

Left to right: Frédéric Rouzaud, Maria Sukkar, Maryam Eisler, Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah, Carrie Scott, Brandei Estes, Darius Sanai The Louis Roederer Photography Prize for Sustainability was…

Argonne Aÿ Grand Cru 2013 Ella Johnson visits the oldest family-owned champagne house, Henri Giraud, to taste some of its celebrated cuvées, and hear about the importance of the use of…

The Royal Champagne is built into south-facing vineyards on the Montagne de Reims In the final part of our luxury travel views series from the Autumn/Winter 2021 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief…

Chef Alain Ducasse, who currently holds twenty-one Michelin stars, has teamed up with Dom Pérignon and renowned chefs Albert Adrià (one Michelin star), Romain Meder (3 Michelin stars) and Jessica…

Utsava Kasera is a next-gen portfolio entrepreneur who has put his faith in his latest investment: a premium Prosecco, aimed at shaking up the drink market in the UK and US. The Indian-born,…

Vitalie Taittinger is president of the Taittinger champagne house. Photograph by Luc Valigny Vitalie Taittinger took over her family's champagne house in 2020. As well as controlling the creation…

Image courtesy of Moët & Chandon LUX joins Moët & Chandon's cellar master Benoît Gouez, over Zoom, at Château de Saran for an exclusive tasting of the champagne house's latest vintage…

Photograph by Anne Emmanuelle Thion In the final part of our luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the subtle grandeur of Domaine Les…

Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, chef de cave of Champagne Louis Roederer. Image by MKB. Louis Roederer’s Cristal is one of the world’s most glorious wines. Rich, powerful and full-bodied, yet…

Cristal is the champagne of champagnes, and the new vintage is both brilliant and biodynamic. Give yourself a home-made health cure by buying and sampling, says Darius Sanai Beetroot Kombucha.…

Olivier Krug. Image by Jenny Zarins Olivier Krug, sixth generation director of the Krug champagne house, sits down for a tasting with a musical difference with LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius…

Yayoi Kusama portrait with La Grande Dame x Yayoi Kusama Limited Edition © Yayoi Kusama Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's artistic impressions of Veuve Clicquot's new vintage La Grande…

Ruinart recently launched its 'second skin' case, a stylish and more sustainable alternative to the traditional champagne gift box, as pictured above with the Brut Rosé NV and Blanc de Blanc…

Aqua Shard donates a percentage of the retail price of every Peter Pan Afternoon Tea to Great Ormand Street Hospital Earlier this month, Aqua Shard in partnership with the Great Ormond Street…

Zuma London (pictured here) might have reopened, but for those cautious about visiting, the restaurant's delivery service allows you to recreate the same experience at home. Image by Richard…

The Lygon Arms in the Cotswolds dates back to 14th century A couple of unspoilt Cotswolds rural idylls from the 14th and 17th centuries, a rare luxury hotel in Champagne with a touch of the…

The view across the Rhine valley from Alsace’s Chateau de Haut-Koenigsbourg to Germany’s Black Forest. LUX takes a journey from Alsace-Lorraine to Lake Constance, through a historic, beautiful,…

Drawings for Ruinart 2020, by David Shrigley Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley is best known for his playful and humorous illustrations, which are often accompanied by deadpan captions,…

French designer Philippe Starck. Image by JB Mondino. Legendary French designer Philippe Starck gives Mark C. O’Flaherty his radical vision of the future: a time when designers won’t be needed…

Flow Diptych, Part 2 of 2 by Vik Muniz, for the 2019 Ruinart Carte Blanche commission and installed at the Ruinart Art Bar at Frieze London 2019 Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz has responded to…

Michael G. Wilson & Etienne Bizot from the Bollinger Family at Hotel de Crillon, Paris Last week, Champagne Bollinger celebrated the 40th anniversary of its partnership with James Bond with a…

Guests admiring the shortlisted artworks on display in the RA's life-drawing room The launch event of Louis Roederer's Brut Nature 2012 saw twelve students from the Royal Academy of Arts…

The 15th edition of the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards took place at the Royal Academy of Arts, London Last week, the 15th edition of the annual Louis Roederer International Wine…

“I worked in nature as if it was in the studio. The vineyards seemed to me a very poetical, mysterious and playful environment.” – Marie Benattar Louis Roederer makes what might just be the…

This weekend Hublot's high altitude polo tournament returns to the Swiss resort of Gstaad Gstaad annually plays host to the world's 'highest' polo tournament, Hublot's prestigious Polo Gold Cup in…

Opera singer Anna Netrebko portraying Adriana Lecouvreur, wearing a costume encrusted with Swarovski crystals. © Swarovski/Thomas Steinlechner LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai attends the premiere…

Hotel 1729, a one-bedroom hospitality concept designed by Ruinart x Jonathan Anderson This week, Ruinart opens the doors to a one bedroom luxury hotel concept created in collaboration with fashion…

Philippe Sereys de Rothschild photographed at the Grand Mouton residence Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, head of the Mouton Rothschild family wine empire, recently inaugurated a new prize for the…

The latest release from renowned champagne house Philipponnat: Clos des Goisses 2009 Festive drinks parties might not have started just yet, but it's never too early to stock the cellar, or drink…

520 Park Avenue, under construction, seen from Central Park Gennady Perepada is New York’s go-to real estate broker who curates lavish lifestyles for his elite, high-net worth clients. LUX…

Ruinart 12 months Vineyard Shadows by Hubert Le Gall Ruinart has long been a supporter of contemporary arts. Since 1896, the champagne house has commissioned renowned artists to present their own…

Superstars from fashion, design and media gathered at an uber-exclusive dinner in Vincent Square, central London, last week to celebrate the launch of Dom Pérignon's Plénitude Deuxième 2000…

Grande Cuvée Brut, the product of as many as 1,000 tastings THERE ARE CHAMPAGNES, VINTAGE CHAMPAGNES, PRESTIGE CHAMPAGNES, AND, FOR A NUMBER OF CONNOISSEURS, THEN THERE IS KRUG. OUR COLUMNIST,…