GLOBES GUESTS WILL DRINK 9,000 GLASSES OF CHAMPAGNE

by HFPA January 5, 2012

  More than 1,000 mini bottles and 500 magnums of Grand Vintage 2002 Moet & Chandon champagne ----more than 9,000 glasses----will be served on the red carpet and inside the ballroom at this year;s glittering Golden Globes awards ceremony on January 15.

For 21 years Moet & Chandon has provided the champagne for the 1,500 guests and this year will be celebrating its anniversary with its specially-created, award-winning 2002 Grand Vintage.

The champagne, which sells at a retail price of $84.95 a bottle, was introduced by Moet's new home entertaining expert, Aida Mollenkamp (left) at a  preview at the Beverly Hilton the week before the  show.

"Once again we're happy to have Moet & Chandon on board with us as the official champagne of the Golden Globes," said HFPA president Dr. Aida Takla-O'Reilly. "This year marks a special year for us as our partnershi8p enters its 21st year."