Champagne bottle sabering by St. Regis butler

Evening Ritual

Dating back to the battles of Napoleon Bonaparte, who famously opened champagne with his saber in both victory and defeat, the art of sabrage is the signature ceremony of the St. Regis Evening Rituals series.


“Champagne: in victory, one deserves it; in defeat, one needs it.”


Evening Rituals Around the World

Take part in a rich celebration of storied history with champagne sabering at St. Regis hotels and resorts worldwide.

Champagne glasses for sabrage ceremony

A Sparkling St. Regis Ritual

Experience your own sunset celebration with the traditional art of sabrage.

St. Regis saber and champagne bottle

The Perfect Ending: Join SPG

Join the Starwood Preferred Guest program and end every journey with a reward, including points for exclusive offers and free nights at exceptional hotels and resorts worldwide.

Water view of Yacht Club at St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort

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