PIPER-HEIDSIECK Lauds Chef de Cave with a Festive Reception
This year Régis Camus, PIPER-HEIDSIECK’s Chef de Cave, celebrates 20 years with the champagne house. Camus contributions to the company’s offerings has earned him many noteworthy accolades. For instance, PIPER-HEIDSIECK Rare Vintage 1998, the first vintage created under his leadership, twice earned Camus the Daniel Thibault Trophy for Champion Sparkling Wine. Additionally for seven consecutive years (eight years in total since 2004), the cellarmaster won the “Sparkling Winemaker of the Year” from the International Wine Challenge–one of the oldest and most prestigious wine competitions in the world.
Given Camus notable tenure it is not entirely surprising that PIPER-HEIDSIECK hosted a champagne reception to laud him. Held at Lightbox Studies, the evening including an appearance from Régis Camus. The man of the hour chatted about his work to the rarefied group of wine cognoscenti. He also chatted about his approach to wine making including the creation of his vintage champagne. After his speech guests were treated to a special nebuchadnezzar, an extra large magnum bottle or the the equivalent of 20 standard bottles, which featured vintage blends from 1996, 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2006. And, it was glorious.
Below are some pictures from the evening. Credit: Natalie Poette/Guest of a Guest