Claude Moet founded Champagne house that would become Moet et Chandon 1792: Jean-Remy Moet makes company the first international brand of luxury in the world. 2006: Moet et Chandon illuminate the Statue of Liberty 26,000,000 bottles of champagne per year Turnover 2008 901 millions € Staff: 1274 Products sold by the mother company or its subsidiaries: Champagne : MOET & CHANDON, DOM PERIGNON, MERCIER CHAMPAGNE • Champagne is a sparkling wine exclusively within the Champagne region of France, from which it takes its name. Champagne first gained world renown because of its association with the anointment of French kings. Royalty from throughout Europe spread the message of the unique sparkling wine from Champagne and its association with luxury and power. MOET • Moet et Chandon is a French winery. Moet et Chandon is one of the world’s largest champagne producers and a prominent champagne house. • Moet et Chandon was established in 1743 by Claude Moet. • Moet was the first winemaker in Champagne to exclusively produce sparkling wine.
Moet advocated the importance of personal contact with customers. During the 1750s, he networked extensively within the royal circles of Versailles. One of his most loyal customers was the Madame de Pompadour. • 1792: Jean-Remy Moet makes company the first international brand of luxury in the world. • The house is established in Argentina since 1960 then in Germany in 1970, before attacking the Californian wines, with the creation of the Chandon Field in Napa Valley.
Moet ; Chandon will settle later in Brazil and in Australia. • In 1987, Moet Chandon and Louis Vuitton, gave birth to the largest luxury group in the world: LVMH. • In 2006, Moet et Chandon illuminated the Statue of Liberty on its 120th anniversary. Chiffres MOET • MOET sell 26,000,000 millions of bottles of champagne per year. • The Turnover in 2008 was of 901 millions €. • The number of employees is about 1274 peoples. • The brands sold by the mother company is: MOET ; CHANDON, DOM PERIGNON and MERCIER.