Getting to the heart of champagne with G.H. Mumm

G.H. Mumm champagne is one for the ages. Established in 1761, the Mumm family started their business as wine producers in Cologne, Germany before the next generation’s lineage established a new branch in the Champagne region of France in 1827 with the help of a local representative, G.Heuser.


Dating back to the time when Napoleon ruled, the traditional way to open a bottle of champagne was through a technique called sabrage, in which the cavalry soldiers would use their sabre swords.

In layman's terms, this is basically a fancy way to open a bottle by using a big ol’ knife. Now unless you’re well versed in this practice we probably don’t recommend opening a bottle of this calibre in this way, but look, if you’re feeling confident, go for it.


But what do you picture when you think of champagne?

Did you know there are different types of champagne?

G.H. Mumm is one of the most successful, longest-running and traditional champagne brands on...

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How to host a virtual event (that doesn’t suck)

Ahhh 2020 … You’ve heard it a thousand times and you’re about to hear it again - it was one hell of a year, a whirlwind of unprecedented (yeah, we said it) events and happenings.

The pandemic threw a major spanner in the works for all of us, changing everything from our travel plans, our freedom, our ways of life and of course the way we work and communicate with not only colleagues but friends. 


Seeing as we were forced to stand at least 1.5 metres away from one another, 2020 became the year of Zoom calls and online events, with each workplace trying to cultivate the new virtual workspace and friend groups trying their best at online socialisation and activities.

Now, we don’t know about you, but this year we’ve certainly taken part in a few ‘bonding activities’ online that have missed the mark to put it nicely. That’s why we’ve come up with a few ideas and suggestions for hosting a virtual event that...

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