Modernists is very proud to hold the title “Best presentation in Baltic Countries” + announced as TOP 3 by Baltic Wine List Award international jury. Modernists is the first champagne shop/bar in Baltics representing menu of boutique champagnes exclusively.
Martins Pilens is known as one of the first to bring grower champagne to Latvia, and it is not a coincidence, as he started in early 2008 by designing wine bar and restaurant interiors. Once discovered champagne and kept focus on it, which resulted in award as Chevalier of the Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne becoming an ambassador of the drink. MrPilens also holds various titles, most important of them being WSET Diploma in wines and spirits issued by Weinakademie Oesterreich, Fine and Rare Wine specialist issued by palais Coburg. Currently keeping a sharp focus on boutique champagne terroirs and personalities behind them. Also being a jury member in all Riga Wine & Chamapgne festivals.