This premium champagne brand is now curating mini Covid-compliant weddings for couples across SA

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Love is no longer on lockdown. (Image supplied by Avenue Communications)
Love is no longer on lockdown. (Image supplied by Avenue Communications)
  • In 2020, celebratory ceremonies have had to be postponed, scaled down, or completely cancelled due to the pandemic that rendered large gatherings a distant, yet fond memory.
  • In South Africa, this affected the wedding industry in a big way, as several wedding planners feared their businesses would face closure.
  • Some couples also lost their venue deposits, while others were resourceful and went ahead with their lockdown ceremonies.
  • And now that weddings with a limited number of guests may resume, Moët & Chandon is thrilled to inspire couples with their Moët Minimony experience whether they're celebrating at home or with an intimate soirée. 

As a jovial month with an endless supply of sunny days, December is wedding season in South Africa.

Couples who had to halt their wedding plans are finally breathing a sigh of financial relief as they can now resume their planning without losing deposits. Not to mention the fact that they'll most likely save on catering too, as guestlists have to be trimmed to adhere to Covid-19 protocols. 

READ MORE: Responding to Covid, couples are embracing micro-weddings of 50 or less people  

With large ceremonies unlikely to take place for the foreseeable future, couples are now seeking alternative ways to tie the proverbial knot. Many couples are already embracing the concept of ‘minimonies’ in an attempt to still experience the magic of their wedding day but in keeping with the new reality we find ourselves in.

But despite tying the knot amid a global pandemic, engaged couples still want their big day to be unique and live up their own versions of a fairytale.

And this is why one of the world’s premium champagne brands, Moët & Chandon, is thrilled to inspire couples with their Moët Minimony experience in partnership with - and in support of - Appointed Events, some of South Africa’s most sought-after wedding suppliers. 

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“With a Moët Minimony experience our wish is to offer couples the opportunity to celebrate in style, with those they love, without having to compromise on luxury or the glamour they were hoping for," says Pascal Asin, Moët & Chandon Managing Director Africa and Middle East. 

"Indeed, despite the times we find ourselves living through, elevating life’s meaningful moments with elegance, glamour and generosity remains at the heart of Moët & Chandon’s promise to brides and grooms worldwide,” Pascal adds.

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A Moët Minimony allows couples to celebrate the magic of their wedding day but in keeping with the new reality we find ourselves in.

In the spirit of generosity, couples can also custom design mini-wedding cakes and mini-bouquets – a glamorous new take on traditional wedding elements and perfect keepsakes for each guest too.  

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Images supplied by Avenue Communications 

The days of uneaten multi-tiered wedding cakes and carpets of flowers left on tables are well and truly over.

And what better way to mark this milestone for the bride and groom than with a personalised Moët & Chandon Jeroboam for guests to sign as a glamorous guest book?

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Image supplied by Avenue Communications 

Whether couples are tying the knot at home or at an intimate gathering, they can now celebrate knowing each and every detail has been considered. The Moët Minimony is a dazzling way to toast to your future and the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable wedding experience. 

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Moët & Chandon has created magical moments for more than 270 years, toasting the most glamorous of royal weddings in history and delighting couples and their guests worldwide with grand gestures in the celebration of love. 

It therefore only makes sense that even in uncertain times, they would stick to tradition and offer themselves as the bubbly to toast a "happily ever after" with.

Please drink responsibly.  

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Additional information and images supplied on behalf of Moët by Avenue Communications

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