Moet Seeks To Cork Rival's Champagne Ads

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 6:26 PM EDT) -- Moet Hennessy, the maker of such champagnes as Dom Perignon and Veuve Clicquot, on Friday accused industry newcomer Armand de Brignac of false advertising for claiming its entire line is “Rated the No. 1 Champagne in the World.”

Moet said in a lawsuit filed in New York federal court that only one Armand de Brignac champagne — Brut Gold — has ever received Fine Champagne Magazine’s top rating, and that was in 2010. Since then, it has been rated no higher than No. 22, and no...
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