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Favorite Champagnes of Celebrities

Scarlett Johansson has been the celebrity face of Moet & Chandon since March of 2009

Stars Who Love Bubbly

When Dom Pérignon exclaimed, "Come quickly! I am tasting stars!" upon his first taste of Champagne in the late 17th century, who would have thought that today's stars would be tasting the grapes of his labor centuries later? Long a favorite among historical figures including writers, politicians and dignitaries — and enjoyed and endorsed by today's A-list actors and musicians — this fizzy drink has made an impact in celebrity culture. And like anything and everything in the limelight, it has been talked about excessively. Find out what these celebrities have said about the Champagnes they sip.

S(he) Said What?

Scarlett Johansson
"I am honored to have been chosen as the Moët & Chandon ambassador and to make history with the brand, as the first celebrity face of Champagne."

James Bond (Roger Moore)
"Any man who drinks Dom Pérignon '52 can't be all bad."

Coco Chanel
"I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not."

Kim Kardashian
"If I'm going to spend money on anything, I want that (Armand de Brignac) Champagne!"

Leonardo Dicaprio
"I love waking up in the morning not knowing what I'm gonna do or who I'm gonna meet. Just yesterday I was sleeping under a bridge, and today I'm on the grandest liner in the world drinking champagne with you fine people." -Titanic

Pamela Anderson
"I have two words for you: Cham-pagne."

Brigitte Bardot
"Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I feel tired."

Jay-Z has had a financial interest in Armand de Brignac since its inception and bought the company in late 2014

"So we livin' life like a video/Where the sun is always out and you never get told/And the Champagne's always cold, and the music's always good." -Young Forever

Lady Gaga
"Doin' it for the fame 'cause we gotta taste for Champagne."

-The Fame

"Lord, please let them accept the things they can't change/And pray that all of their pain be Champagne." -Otis

"I am on a 24-hour Champagne diet/Spillin' while I'm sippin' it." -Money to Blow

The Notorious B.I.G.
"Birthdays was the worst days, now we sip Champagne when we thirsty." -Juicy

"She keeps Moët & Chandon/In her pretty cabinet" -Killer Queen

Even politicians need to let loose sometimes; here Sir Winston Churchill toasts with Champagne

Sir Winston Churchill
"Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of Champagne; knowing him was like drinking it."

Madame de Pompadour
"Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it."

Francis Bacon
"Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends."

Napoleon Bonaparte
"In victory, you deserve Champagne. In defeat, you need it."

In a scene from the 2013 version of Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Leonardo Dicaprio makes a toast with Champagne

F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right."

Charles Dickens
"Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life."

Lord Byron
"A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands."

Honore de Balzac
"Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane."

Oscar Wilde
"Pleasure without Champagne is purely artificial."


Top Champagnes & Sparklers

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