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Create Your Own Personalised Champagne Label

8 Min read
Personalised Champagne Blog

Personalising gifts transforms simple moments into extraordinary memories. Crafting a bespoke champagne label provides a distinctive avenue to commemorate life’s milestones, making each occasion uniquely yours. This guide explores the meticulous process of designing and customising champagne labels, emphasising essential design tips, legal nuances, and practical steps. Whether for a wedding, anniversary, or corporate event, a personalised label injects a layer of sophistication and personal relevance, creating an enduring impression that guests will treasure. Ready to elevate your next celebration with a bespoke champagne label? Read on for a comprehensive guide from the experts.

Design Tips and Ideas

Creating a personalised champagne label to mark a lasting memory calls for an eye for design and an understanding of current trends. Here are some ideas for crafting an appealing and memorable champagne label:

  1. Design trend Awareness: Current trends lean towards minimalistic styles that focus on simplicity and elegance, vintage themes evoke a sense of nostalgia and modern artistic elements introduce bold, abstract visuals and vibrant colours.

  2. Colour and Font Selection: The choice of colours and fonts plays a critical role in conveying the mood of the occasion and reflecting the personality of the recipient. Opt for soft, pastel colours for gentle celebrations like weddings or baby showers and bold, striking fonts for milestone birthdays or corporate events.

  3. Integrating Images: Using high-quality images can transform a simple label into a stunning one. No matter if it’s personal photos or bespoke logos, ensure these elements blend seamlessly with the overall design. Prestige Drinks’ state-of-the-art laser engraving technology allows for precision in integrating detailed images directly onto the glass; even photos.

  4. Inspirational Brand Designs: Look to leading champagne brands that skillfully combine tradition with modern design. These brands often use elements that pay homage to their heritage while embracing contemporary aesthetics, providing a rich source of inspiration for your custom label. You might want to merge your own custom elements with elements of the brand’s original label.

Here's a table of common print resolutions for various sizes of images used for champagne bottle labels. The print resolution is typically measured in dots per inch (DPI), with 300 DPI being a standard for high-quality prints.

Label Size (inches)

Pixel Dimensions (300 DPI)

Pixel Dimensions (600 DPI)

Use Case

2 x 3

600 x 900

1200 x 1800

Small labels, neck labels

3 x 4

900 x 1200

1800 x 2400

Standard bottle labels

3.5 x 5

1050 x 1500

2100 x 3000

Large labels

4 x 6

1200 x 1800

2400 x 3600

Full wrap labels

4 x 8

1200 x 2400

2400 x 4800

Extra-large labels

5 x 7

1500 x 2100

3000 x 4200

Custom labels


  • 300 DPI is standard for most high-quality print jobs, ensuring crisp and clear images.

  • 600 DPI can be used for even higher-quality prints, especially for intricate designs or small text.

  • Label sizes vary, so ensure you measure your specific bottle and design requirements.

When designing a label, make sure to account for any bleed (extra space around the edges) that may be required by the printer. This typically adds an additional 0.125 inches to each side.

How do you put a logo on a bottle?

Companies use various methods to put logos on champagne bottles as corporate gifts. The most common method is adhering printed labels directly to the glass of the bottle. These labels are designed on high-quality paper or film, printed with the logo and other branding elements, and then applied to the bottles using adhesive. This method is versatile and cost-effective, allowing for detailed and colourful designs.

  • Logo Selection: Choose a logo that aligns with the event's theme or the personal brand of the recipient. The logo should resonate with the occasion, ensuring it enhances the label's appeal.

  • Designer Consultation: Collaborate closely with the designer on the placement of the logo. It’s crucial to position it for optimal visibility without disrupting the label's aesthetic balance.

  • Material Consideration: Select a label material that complements the logo. Glossy finishes can enhance vibrancy, while matte finishes offer a sophisticated, understated look.

Another method is laser engraving. In this process, a laser precisely etches the logo directly onto the glass surface of the bottle. Laser engraving provides a sleek, permanent design that demonstrates luxury and durability. It's ideal for special editions and high-end products, adding a tactile and visual appeal to the branding.

You could also get some engraved champagne flutes to go with your bottle as a set and which can be reused again and again; perfect for corporate events with a touch of personalisation.

Key Elements to Include on a Personalised Label:

  • Date of the Event: Ensures a lasting memory of the special day.

  • Names: Personalise with the names of honorees or celebrants.

  • Special Messages or Quotes: Add a heartfelt message or a meaningful quote that resonates with the occasion.

  • Custom Artwork, Photos, or Symbols: Incorporate symbols or artwork that have significance to the event or the recipient.

Use Prestige Drinks’ bespoke services, your personalised champagne label will capture the essence of your celebration and leave a lasting impression on all who attend.

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The Process of Customisation

Creating a personalised champagne label from design to delivery is an engaging process that combines creativity with precision. Follow this step-by-step guide to collaborate effectively with professional designers at Prestige Drinks and achieve the perfect custom label for your celebration:

1. Initial Consultation: Begin by discussing your idea, the event's theme, and any specific details you have for the label. This initial conversation sets the groundwork for the design.

2. Design Drafting: Based on your inputs, the designer will create a suggested design or digital mock-up of the label. We can tweak the design until it aligns perfectly with your expectations.

3. Finalising Details: Choose the text and graphics that will be featured on the label. This includes deciding on the font styles, colours, and layout.

What do you write on a Personalised bottle?

  • Commemorative Dates: Such as weddings, anniversaries, or graduations.

  • Personal Messages or Quotes: Choose messages that reflect the significance of the occasion or resonate personally with the recipient.

  • Names: Include the names of the celebrants or honorees to personalise each bottle.

  • Creative Sayings: Add humour or sincerity with unique sayings that make the bottle stand out.

If you’re struggling to find the right words, why not ask AI to help?

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4. Selection of Materials and Printing Techniques: Select the appropriate materials and printing methods. Consider a range of label materials from classic paper to durable synthetics and various adhesives that suit different storage conditions. The label personalisation service should be able to guide you on what is available.

5. Proof Approval: Before final printing, we double-check everything is perfect and ready to be added to the bottle. This is the moment to make any last-minute adjustments.

6. Production: Once the design is approved, the label goes into production. The latest printing technology ensures every detail is captured precisely as intended for labels, and for engraving, we use a digital laser process.

Common Pitfalls to Avoid:

  • Mismatched Themes: Ensure the label design reflects the event’s theme. Inconsistencies can detract from the overall impact.

  • Overcrowding: Avoid cluttering the label with too much text or too many images. Less is often more.

  • Poor Quality Images: Use only high-resolution images for clarity and impact.

  • Ignoring Proofreading: Always double-check for typos and errors in the text before final approval.

Legal and Practical Considerations

When designing a personalised champagne label, it’s essential to consider both legal stipulations and practical aspects to ensure the end product is not only beautiful but also compliant and durable.

Legal Considerations for Designers

  1. Copyright and Trademark Laws: If you plan to use logos, custom artwork, or branded elements, you may need the rights to use these images. This means either owning the artwork or obtaining permission from the copyright holder. When incorporating brand elements, especially logos, ensure no trademark infringement occurs, which could lead to legal challenges. However, this generally applies if you plan to use the bottles for commercial purposes. Personal gifts should not be a problem.

  2. Label Regulations: Champagne labels must adhere to specific regulations regarding the disclosure of alcohol content, brand information, and health warnings. These regulations vary by country but generally require that such information be clear and accurate to inform consumers adequately.

Practical Considerations for Designers

  1. Durability and Adhesion: The label should be made of high-quality materials that can withstand conditions like moisture and temperature variations typical in storage and handling of champagne bottles. Choose adhesives that ensure the label remains intact and presentable throughout its lifecycle.

  2. Vibrancy and Preservation: To ensure the label's colours remain vibrant, opt for UV-resistant inks that prevent fading. This is particularly important for bottles that may be displayed or kept as keepsakes.

Importance of Proofing and Final Approvals for Designers

  • Proofing Process: Always review a final proof of the label before it goes to production. This is your last opportunity to catch any errors in text or design, which can be costly to rectify after printing.

  • Approval Sign-off: Ensuring all details are correct and that the label meets all legal and aesthetic standards before final approval is crucial. This step prevents delays in production and potential legal issues post-production.

Personalising a champagne label transforms an ordinary bottle into a storyteller, capturing and immortalising cherished memories and emotions. Embrace the elegance and bespoke charm that a customised label adds, turning your event into an unforgettable experience.

Ready to make your next celebration unforgettable with a personalised champagne label? Contact Prestige Drinks today.

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