The world’s leading Champagne expert Richard Juhlin hosts a Champagne Celebration documentary. Organised over three glorious New York City nights by friend John Kapon, CEO of Acker, Merrall & Condit, the world’s leading fine wine auction house. The documentary covers: An Introduction to Champagne and terroir, 1996 Vintage at Gramercy Tavern with Chef Michael Anthony, and Fine & Rare vintages from the cellar of legendary collector Robert Rosania at Le Bernardin with three-star Michelin Chef Eric Ripert. All lead by the guiding light of Richard Juhlin. Famed for having tasted over 8,000 champagnes and penning such best selling books as the comprehensive Champagne Guide. New York photography by the Hayes Brothers, New York stock footage by T3Media, and Champagne photography by Uri Schwarz of Fluxform. Written and edited by Stuart Rankin and Niall Phelan. Produced by Niall Phelan. Voice over by Matt Nipperess. Music from Universal Music.
Founded in 1820, Acker Merrall & Condit is America’s oldest fine wine merchant and the world’s largest fine and rare wine auction house. Story Inc. Asia was brought in with FluxForm to produce a promo on The Tsar’s Treasure: A Historic Shipwreck Champagne - champagne laden ship sank off the coast of the Aland archipelago before the French Revolution. World Champagne expert Richard Juhlin was on hand to taste and rate the treasured Champagne. Written by Stuart Rankin and Niall Phelan. Shot by Uri Schwarz. Sound and music mixed by Tung Tang at Schtung Music. Edited by Stuart Rankin. Directed by Niall Phelan.