Leonardo DiCaprio has acquired a “vital” stake in an eco-friendly champagne model.
The ‘Don’t Look Up’ actor praised the environmental dedication of Telmont and admitted he’s “proud” to have joined the 110-year-old champagne home, which is predicated close to Epernay in France.
He tweeted: “From defending biodiversity on its land, to utilizing 100% renewable electrical energy, @maisontelmontis decided to radically decrease its environmental footprint. Proud to hitch as an investor in Champagne Telmont.”
Remy Countreu obtained majority possession of Telmont 15 months in the past, however the household stay concerned in operations and the corporate are delighted to have Leonardo on board.
Telmont’s President Ludovic du Plessis described the 47-year-old actor’s funding as sending “a powerful message of help that may encourage us as we stock out our bold plans.
Ludovic added: “We share the identical convictions and the identical dedication to defending the setting.
“The Home has one foot in custom and the opposite in modernity, however each firmly rooted within the terroir! We purpose to behave within the title of Mom Nature in all the pieces we do.”
He added on Instagram: “Welcome aboard, Leonardo DiCaprio.”
The ‘Titanic’ star was reportedly first concerned in discussions about investing two years in the past however negotiations “slowed” as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
A supply informed Folks journal: “The dialog started in 2019, and was slowed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The discussions largely passed off between Ludovic and Leonardo as a result of they’ve recognized one another “for over 15 years”, and included digital tasting classes.
The precise quantity Leonardo has invested has not been disclosed however the ‘As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood’ star’s participation has been described as “substantial” by trade insiders, who burdened the Oscar-winning actor is not going to be concerned as a model spokesperson however as a shareholder.
Leonardo is understood for his ardour for the setting and he was impressed by Telmont’s proposal to pioneer a very natural champagne by 2025 and helping growers in attaining eco-friendly standing by 2031.
Publish supply: Feminine First