The inKRUGible Music of Champagne

A Tête-à-Tête with Olivier Krug sixth generation director of La Maison Krug Wine, in its very essence, is one of the great simple pleasures of life. Yet for a drink that is the epitome of hedonism, wine, ironically, can be quite daunting. Everything from the mystical terminology, old school wine tasting protocol, and formal serving…

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Champagne Directory

Get ready for the most comprehensive list of Champagne houses available online, if you’re planning a trip to Champagne or looking for a new producer to discover, then this list will be all that you require. When we look at the Champagne Region, 90% of the Vineyards are owned by more than 15,000 Growers, these…

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What Happened To Champagne During World War 2

The date is September 1st, 1939 and the unthinkable happens, 21 years after The Great War (WWI), Germany has just invaded Poland, everyone knows what is about to happen, but despite what will become inevitable, England gives Germany a chance to withdraw from Poland. On September 3rd, 1939, 15 minutes after the deadline for Germany…

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Krug Rosé

champagne krug rosé

Krug Rosé was born of the House of Krug’s desire to offer the Krug vision of what a Rosé Champagne should be to those Krug Lovers who had been seeking it. It is an unprecedented Champagne with the same creative spirit that goes into Krug Grande Cuvée, beyond the very notion of vintage. Tasting Notes:…

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Krug Clos du Mesnil 2000

Krug Clos du Mesnil 2000

The House of Krug has revealed two exceptional and rare Champagnes from two exceptional terroirs: Krug Clos du Mesnil and Krug Clos d’Ambonnay. Each expresses the individuality, purity and intensity of a single walled plot of vines, a single grape variety and a single year, in two of the greatest terroirs in the Champagne region.…

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Krug Collection 1989

Krug Collection 1989

To the delight of the collectors around the world, a very limited number of bottles of Krug Vintage are kept in the Krug’s cellars. These bottles are tasted and appraised as they wait to blossom into a second life. Krug 1989 is the result of this contrasting year ending with a very warm summer which gave…

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Krug Grande Cuvée

Krug Grande Cuvée

Krug Grande Cuvée is at the heart of the House of Krug. Since 1843, Krug Grande Cuvée has embodied the utmost in excellence that Joseph Krug, the founder of the House of Krug, sought to give his clients, a Champagne of extreme generosity and absolute elegance, the very best every year. Tasting Notes: Deep golden colour…

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The Krug Champagne House

The Krug Champagne House

Joseph Krug was born in 1800 in the German town of Mainz, part of France’s Napoleonic empire at the time. Growing up at the heart of the Moselle, he was exposed early on to winegrowing as fragmented as the Champagne region he would one day call home. For him, the essence of Champagne was pleasure,…

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