Moët & Chandon – the champagne of celebration – is toasting Europe’s sportive triumph over the USA tonight at the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland.
The thrilling final day of play saw the European team retain their title with a 16.5 – 11.5 victory over the USA, following their success at Medinah, Illinois in 2012. It is the second time that The Ryder Cup has been held in Scotland and the very first time the world-renowned Gleneagles has played host to the legendary golfing event.
Synonymous with the most exciting and historical sporting successes each year, official champagne Moët & Chandon congratulated the winning team by presenting them Jeroboams and Magnums to celebrate with on the winners’ podium.
European Ryder Cup Director, Richard Hills, said: “The 40th Ryder Cup has been a huge success and we congratulate Paul and his team on their superb win. The Ryder Cup has become one of sport’s most compelling sporting occasions and our partnerships with so many world-class brands, including Moët & Chandon as our official champagne supplier, is a key ingredient to the event’s success.”
Jo Thornton, Managing Director of Moët Hennessy UK said:
“Moët & Chandon is delighted to be at one of the most exciting global sporting events – The Ryder Cup. Supporting extraordinary sportsmen from Europe and the USA during the tournament is testament to what Moët & Chandon stands for, celebrating success, extraordinary achievement and pioneering spirit.”
Moët & Chandon has been official champagne of The Ryder Cup since 1993 and further celebrates the 21 year anniversary of being part of the family of European Tour Sponsors this year.