Liberty Wines to distribute Champagne Houses Piper-Heidsieck and Rare
Liberty Wines is delighted to have been appointed UK agent for the Piper-Heidsieck and Rare Champagnes as of 1st March 2019.
Founded in 1785, Piper-Heidsieck and Rare are two of Champagne’s most highly awarded and historic houses, their wines regularly winning the top accolades at the international wine competitions. The winemaking is directed by the highly respected Cellar Master, Régis Camus, who oversees the making of all the Rare wines, alongside the recently appointed Piper-Heidsieck Chef de Cave, Emilien Boutillat. Régis has been named Sparkling Wine Maker of the Year at the International Wine Challenge a record eight times for his work at Piper-Heidsieck and Rare.
David Gleave, Managing Director at Liberty Wines, commented “We are pleased that Piper-Heidsieck and Rare have chosen Liberty Wines to extend their distribution in the UK. We are extremely proud of the work we have done with Charles Heidsieck since 2012 and feel that Piper and Rare complement our current Champagne portfolio, so will greatly strengthen what we can offer our customers.”
Damien Lafaurie, CEO of Champagnes Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck, says “We are very pleased to expand our partnership with Liberty Wines, who we trust to build upon the excellent work done by William Grant & Sons over the past 10 years. Liberty Wines’ service and experience across the UK wine trade make them an ideal fit for these Grande Marques Champagnes, and we are excited about the opportunity this presents for our customers.”
Pictured: Régis Camus