LAUNCH OF THE PIET MONDRIAN COLLECTION WITH CHÂTEAU LA CONSEILLANTE

Pont des Arts is very excited to announce the launch of its 6th collection of fine art and wine featuring the artist Piet Mondrian, the creator of the iconic “Neo-plasticism” movement.

This new collection contains a signature Bordeaux Pomerol 2016 produced by Château la Conseillante, along with one Corton Grand Cru 2015 from Domaine de Montille and one Champagne Blanc de Blancs ”Réserve Perpétuelle” from Domaine Pierre Peters. This is also the first time ever that Château la Conseillante is partnering with another brand and agree to change the label of their iconic bottle.

From the blend selection to the artworks, each step of the wine and artistic process has been made in collaboration with the winemakers and the artist’s foundation to create this unique piece of Wine & Art.

For the occasion, Pont des Arts hosted several dinners and masterclasses on 29th, 30th and 31st of May in China and the 3rd and 4th of June in Hong Kong and Macau; with the presence of the Pont des Arts founders Arthur de Villepin and Thibault Pontallier and as guests of honor Mr Nicolas Valmy from Château La Conseillante and Mr Dominique de Villepin, former French Prime minister.

In addition to the dinners, 1 bottle of 6L featuring the 1930 composition from Piet Mondrian red, blue and Yellow was exclusively auctioned live at Christie’s Hong Kong sales on the 25th of May at 62,500 HKD. Only 5 were produced worldwide.


PONT DES ARTS & ROOM TO READ - CHARITY DINNER AT FOUR SEASONS HK

Pont des Arts & Room to read –  Charity dinner at Four Seasons HK

Hong Kong

Pont des Arts was thrilled to support Room to Read, a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children inlow-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education.

The live and silent auctions took place at the Four seasons Hong Kong, the 1st of March 2019; succesfully raising 2.8 millions USD, a great success.


PONT DES ARTS & HOMME & TERROIR - VIP BURGUNDY MASTERCLASS AND DINNER - SHANGHAI, CHINA

Pont des Arts & Homme & Terroir –  Exclusive Burgundy Masterclass and Dinner

Shanghai, China

Pont des Arts Founder and CEO, Thibault Pontallier, was delighted to introduce our range of wines and spirits to wine lovers and afficionados in Shanghai, China.

For the occasion, our partner Homme & Terroir hosted a masterclass and a very private dinner, pairing a selection of wines from Burgundy, along with fine food from Michelin star chef.

From The Corton Grand Cru ‘Les marechaudes’ to the Pommard 1er cru and Chassagne Montrachet ‘Abbaye de Morgeot’, the guests traveled through the beautiful burgundy region and terroirs and tasted several appelations, while uncovering the artwork of world renowned artists. The true Pont des Arts experience!


PONT DES ARTS & RODOLPHE PÉTERS - VIP CHAMPAGNE DINNER - BEIJING, CHINA

Pont des Arts & Pierre Péters Exclusive Champagne Dinner

Beijing, China

 

On a bright October day, in the heart of Beijing traditional Hutong district, Pont des Arts hosted the ultimate Champagne diner in collaboration with the world-renowned Champagne grower-producer Rodolphe Peters & partner and Beijing importer Seven Trees.

 

After releasing our first Champagne with Pierre Peters in 2017 and a second edition in 2018, Pont des Arts aimed to offer the ultimate Champagne experience to selected VVIP guests; among which Mrs Meng Lei, Chinese top Champagne critique.

 

Such unique event could only be matched by a traditional yet luxurious Hutong villa, bringing the quintessential essence of Chinese culture.

 

Adding up to the experience was the selection of Champagne offered to taste, a delightful selection from Pierre Peters oldest bottles, introducing the aging process and aromas blossom through time.

 

Guests also enjoyed fine cuisine beautifully paired with the different Champagne vintages and a few Pont des Arts wine bottles.

Celebrating the success of the two first editions, Pont des Arts will be launching a new Pierre Peters Champagne in collaboration with a new celebrated artist – whose name is still kept secret – early 2019. Stay tuned!


PHOTOFAIRS | SHANGHAI & PONT DES ARTS - CHINA

Pont des Arts, Official Wine Partner of PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai

Shanghai, China

 

Pont des Arts was proud to be the Official wine partner of the PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai for their 2018 edition.

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai is the leading destination in Asia Pacific for discovering and collecting photography; classic masterpieces, contemporary photography, large-scale installations, moving-image and the latest innovations in technology.

The fifth edition of PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai featured more than 50 of the world’s leading galleries from over 16 countries alongside a critically acclaimed Public Program.

For the occasion, a Pont des Arts pop-up wine bar was put together to introduce our unique concept to the guests and offer a selection of wines from our 2010 and 2012 collections. Pont des Arts was also the wine sponsor of PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai VIP party, After Dark that gathered a crowd of art collectors, VIP photography lovers and socialites.

Galleries and collectors praised the Fair for its maturity and highlighted it as a vital platform to meet China’s growing appetite for collectable photo-based artworks.  Congratulations on PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai for such a great event!


BENTLEY & PONT DES ARTS - HONG KONG

Wine Tasting with Bentley

Hong Kong

On August 13th, Pont des Arts was proud to collaborate with Bentley Hong Kong to celebrate the release of their new Bentayga V8, a jewel of refinement and technology.

Sharing intrinsic values and standards with Bentley, Pont des Arts was delighted to offer an exclusive wine tasting to Bentley’s guests on the occasion of their launch party in Bentley – Kam lun Hong Kong showroom.

Journalists and media partners came in numbers to discover the highly-expected new Bentley car in the afternoon, then leaving the room to the VIP party in the evening.

Pont des Arts China CEO, Emanuele Ascoli and General Manager of Bentley Hong Kong – Kam Lun Francis Luk held a Q&A talk sharing insight about both brand’s newest releases and upcoming projects.

Guests then had the opportunity to discover a selection of wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy while discovering Bentley outstanding cars.

 


EXCLUSIVE ART & WINE DINNER - CHENGDU, CHINA

Exclusive Art & Wine Dinner 

Chengdu, China

 

On June 26th, Pont des Arts held an exclusive art and wine dinner at the Waldorf hotel in Chengdu, China to mark the beginning of the summer season. 30 VVIP guests were selected to attend this event hosted by Pont des Arts co-founder Arthur de Villepin and his father, Dominique de Villepin.

Guests enjoyed a perfect pairing of fine Sichuan spicy food with a selection of Pont des Arts wine amongst the beautiful scenery of the Waldorf hotel. Host, Dominique de Villepin gave an inspirational speech about heritage and enjoying life in difficult times. Pont des Arts 40-year-old Cognac Fine Champagne “Infinity” was then served to close the night and left the guests delighted.


FRASER YACHTS & PONT DES ARTS - HONG KONG

FRASER & PONT DES ARTS

Hong Kong

 

Pont des Arts was happy to partner with Fraser Yachts for the launch party of their Asian office where socialites gathered on May 31st at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. Fraser is the world’s leading superyacht brokerage company and the largest luxury yacht services provider. This event was the beginning of a long-term partnership between Pont des Arts & Fraser.


VINEXPO & PONT DES ARTS - HONG KONG

Pont des Arts and Vinexpo 2018

Hong Kong

 

In 1998, Vinexpo Hong Kong was the first B2B exhibition organized in Asia. Twenty years later, Vinexpo has become the must-attend event and a strategic platform for importers, buyers and sommeliers from the Asia-Pacific wine trade. Their 20th anniversary edition (held from May 29th to 31st) has already been recognized as a success with an increase in the number of visitors and exhibitors from all over the world.

Pont des Arts was thrilled to participate at Vinexpo 2018. For the first time, we presented a unique interactive museum-feeling booth introducing our different artist collections and most recent projects. For this unique occasion, a miscellaneous selection of wine and spirits from Champagne to Rose, from Bordeaux to Burgundy and Cognac to Whisky were presented to Vinexpo visitors.

Due to its unique colors and lay-out, the Pont des Arts booth received a remarkable welcome by Vinexpo visitors. Throughout the fairs’ three days, a condensed crowd gathered around the tasting bar while our brand ambassadors were inviting guests inside the booth, sharing insights about the products and collections.

Pont des Arts founders Arthur de Villepin and Thibault Pontallier were also in attendance to share their insights about the collaboration between winemakers and artists. Many interviews with specialized media were organized to immortalize this unique event.


THE 12TH AWARD OF ART CHINA & PONT DES ARTS - CHINA

THE 12TH AWARD OF ART CHINA CEREMONY

Beijing

 

Pont des Arts was thrilled to partner with Artron to celebrate the 12th Award of Art China as official wine sponsor of their VIP dinner. More than 200 guests attended the award ceremony and dinner in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, amongst them renowned artists, art collectors, art professionals and media. Throughout the evening, famous host Ms Yang Lan distributed four awards – publication of the year, young artist of the year, curator of the year and artist of the year – to the lucky winners.

Following this thrilling ceremony, guests were invited to an exclusive art dinner in TBR Hutong luxury restaurant in Beijing. They enjoyed a selection of Pont des Arts wine from Bordeaux and Burgundy paired with fine Chinese cuisine. A night to remember!