Moët & Chandon is the new official partner of Skate at Somerset House
The champagne house will provide liquid refreshment to Londoners plying the ice rink when Skate returns to Somerset House this winter.
Missing last year due to the pandemic, the popular ice skating event will be back bigger and better for 2021, with Moët & Chandon bringing a luxurious twist to the festivities.
A 40-foot Christmas tree, with decorations specially designed by Moët & Chandon will welcome visitors and will undoubtedly feed Instagram feeds. A chic Skate Lounge hosted by the Champagne house will also offer an elegant range of champagnes and sparkling cocktails to savor while enjoying the view of the ice rink in style.
Open on November 17 and running until January 16, 2022, the event held in the property’s neoclassical courtyard is a staple of the London festive calendar.
In addition, the Moët & Chandon partnership goes against rumors of a shortage of champagne this Christmas, the sparkling should flow afloat during the seasonal event. Moët & Chandon have been contacted for comment.
Ice rink guests will also be able to visit Chalet Barragiste – a new Alpine-themed pop-up by Jimmy Garcia, set in the West Wing of Somerset House, featuring game burgers, fondue and buttered rum. menu. Custom sharing packages including smoked salmon and Moët & Chandon will also be up for grabs. In addition, the decadent hot chocolate from the “Chocmobile” of the Hôtel Chocolat will be at your disposal to warm cold hands.
The 2021 skate season will also see the introduction of Chilled Out skate sessions on weekday mornings, which will run at reduced capacity, aimed at those looking to take their first steps on the ice. An occasion for which Champagne is surely needed.