Champagne tower hidden at Jay-Z and Beyonce’s fundraiser for Obama - The Reliable Source - The Washington Post Hey, wheres the bubbly? The landmark feature at Jay-Zs 40/40 Club in Manhattan is a dazzling, 18-foot champagne tower 350 gold bottles in all, from whats said to be his favorite brand, Armand de Brignac a highlight of the nightspots $10 million renovation earlier this year. But at the hip-hop moguls fundraiser for President Obama Tuesday night, the wall of glitz was discreetly covered up under a dark dropcloth, reports our colleague Amy Gardner. Hmmm an optics thing, you think? Only a few gleaming bottles near the top were visible. Guests, who paid $40K each for the privilege of attending, did however enjoy champers served in flutes.