A Liquid Legend: 175 Years of Perrier-Jouet
World-famous French champagne house Perrier-Jouët is lusciously explored in an impressive new book called The Art of Vintage: An Aesthetic Odyssey Through 20 Vintage Perrier-Jouët Champagnes by Serena Sutcliffe, Jean-Pierre Devroye and Federico Simonti, with photography by Makiko Takehara. It not only explores the legendary vintages of Perrier-Jouët champagne, from the oldest vintage of 1825 to the first vintage of the new millennium in 2002, but also offers insights into art, history and popular culture that correspond with each year the vintages were released. Each esteemed vintage is presented in association with the main artistic trends of the period, a summary of fashions of the day, a history of the house of Perrier-Jouët during the year, and notes on the wine and harvests of the season. All are lavishly portrayed including a and a rich variety of illustrations and exclusive artistic photographs of each vintage.