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Maison Martell launching in The Sandbox metaverse

Cognac House Maison Martell has announced that it will be creating an interactive experience in The Sandbox, becoming the first cognac house to enter the metaverse.

The new digital world will launch later in the year, giving people the opportunity to explore three centuries of Maison Martell history. A virtual exploration of the Martell chateau will also be included, somewhere that’s never been open to the public.

Other features available include games, a marketplace for limited edition collectible NFTs, live events and the opportunity for the guests to create their own virtual cognacs. 

Cesar Giron, Chairman & CEO of Maison Martell said: “We are delighted to be following in the footsteps of our bold and pioneering founder, Jean Martell, who laid the foundations for the audacious ethos that runs throughout Maison Martell today. We have long been a house that isn’t afraid to push boundaries and. Challenge the status quo of how things should be done and the opening of Maison Martell world in The Sandbox represents a landmark occasion, As we look toward a future of new beginnings driven by digital innovation, this digital world offers the opportunity to reimage Maison Martell’s rich heritage by bringing our unique universe to life digitally and allowing consumers to feel more connected to the brand than ever before”

Another opportunity for the public is to greet famous and popular figures from Maison Martell’s history. Founder of the House Jean Martell, his wife Rachel Martell and current Cellar Master Christophe Valtaud are among those available to meet.

Richard Black, Marketing Director, commented: “We are excited to partner with The Sandbox and open the doors to the Maison Martell brand world in ways that have never been done before. The metaverse environment allows almost limitless creativity and we aim to leverage this to empower the Sandbox community to shape their own virtual legacies – supported by the unique opportunities’ benefits that we have specifically created for visitors to their Maison Martell virtual world”

 

19 July 2022 - Bradley Weir