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Baccarat, the Icon of Exquisite Moments of Celebration, Becomes a Proud Sponsor of the 145th Kentucky Derby

April 15, 2019 by freemexy  

Baccarat, the French luxury Maison, symbol of superb craftsmanship and exquisite moments of celebration, has become a sponsor of the 145th the Kentucky Derby. Known as “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports”, the legendary horse race, held annually on the first Saturday in May inLouisville and Kentucky, is watched by millions of people around the world.더킹카지노

To celebrate this year’s edition and to offer horse lovers the experience of its glamourous lifestyle, Baccarat has created The Kentucky Derby Everyday Highball gift set. The iconic Baccarat red box contains 6 glasses, each with a different creative pattern, engraved with the official logo of the Kentucky Derby: the best way to enjoy the traditional mint julep in style. A Woodford Reserve Derby rendering by Louisville artist Keith Anderson and the exclusive recipe for the Woodford Reserve Classic Mint Julep are included in each set. The set, in a limited edition of 200, will be available starting April 2 and will be sold exclusively in the US Baccarat boutiques and online

Daniela Riccardi, Global CEO of Baccarat, stated, “We are thrilled to be part of this major sporting event in the United States. Just as the Kentucky Derby, Baccarat strikes the perfect balance between heritage and modernity. As a unique celebration bringing people together for joyful moments, the competition perfectly represents the values embraced by Baccarat: excellence, passion and perfection.”

Jim Shreve, President and CEO of Baccarat North America, stated, “There are few brands that possess over 400 years of combined history. As Baccarat celebrates its 255 th year, we are proud to be sponsoring the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby. Together we celebrate wonderful memories, a rich history and people who appreciate timeless experiences. The Kentucky Derby is a rich part of American history and we are grateful to share in this event. We would like to thank Woodford Reserve for giving us the opportunity to make an amazing bottle for their new Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition and thus introducing us to Kentucky and the exciting universe of the Derby.”

Ward Simmons, Vice President of Marketing of Baccarat, North America, stated, “This is a dream come true for me. Being from Kentucky, nothing makes me prouder than creating a partnership with Baccarat, Woodford Reserve and the Kentucky Derby. I always get emotional when they play MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME, yet this year it will have an entirely different meaning for me.”