It was a remarkable moment of rare pleasures for many discerning wine connoisseurs and celebrity revelers who trooped out penultimate Thursday to celebrate the adventure of Taittinger champagne collection in Nigeria.
The evening steadily crept in, as Taittinger’s authorized agent in Nigeria and CEO, TEO Limited, Chief Olatunde Onakoya and his team got busy, setting tables for a bubbly cocktail party that became the talk of the town. With several cases of champagne, colourful ice buckets and champagne flute glasses, the stage was set for the brand activation and grand tasting experience of Taittinger held at Liquid Hub Café, Ikoyi, Lagos amidst soulful music and corporate banters.
Hosted by wine connoisseur and CEO, Liquid Hub Café, Mrs Ronke Sobodu, the shindig unveiled the prestige champagne, a French legacy and a fixture in champagne since 1734. According to Onakoya, the cocktail party was a celebration of Taittinger and it provided an opportunity to acquaint champagne lovers and celebrities with the remarkable freshness, finesse and elegance of the brand.
“For champagne lovers and many others who reserve wine for special occasions, the Taittinger cocktail party was a unique opportunity and indeed tasting experience for everyone present. The profile of Taittinger is such that it can be enjoyed anytime to complement fine dining and also as an ideal choice for everyday drinking and pleasurable moments,” he explained.
Taittinger has seven variants and is among top six champagne brands worldwide. The list includes Taittinger Brut Reserve, Taittinger Brut Millesime, Taittinger Nocturne Rose, Tiattinger Demi-Sec. Others are Nocturne City Lights, Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Rose, and Comtes de Champagne (Blanc de Blancs).
Variety of delicious canapés, chic snack and patisseries added significant accompaniment to the gastronomic treat while Taittinger champagne flowed freely, to the delight of the revelers. It was indeed an extraordinary party of great charm and conviviality.