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Maison Krug | King of Blending in Champagne

The elaboration of each cuvee by the prestigious Krug House of Champagne involves a meticulous selection of the perfect blend, comprising over 120 wines of 3 distinct varietals, spread over more than 10 different vintages. More than perhaps any other of its famous neighbors, Krug has become known for the amazing complexity of its signature blend, made of grapes plucked directly from the local ... Read More »

Dom Perignon | The Best Vintages of Champagne Locked Inside a Bottle

Perhaps no single label elicits a stronger emotional reaction from lovers of fine Champagne than that of the world-renowned prestige cuvee Dom Perignon. Since its very first release back in 1921, Dom Perignon has stood out as an elite wine and has remained the unwavering symbol of luxury, class and flawless quality in Champagne. A vintage champagne by nature, “Dom” is ... Read More »

The Old Vintage Red Wines of Burgundy

In our last article about old vintage red wines, we discussed some of the key factors in ageing wines, opening and serving them. We spoke about why exactly some wines are better for cellaring, while others are meant to be consumed young. We also highlighted some of the best vintages in the Bordeaux region, including 1949, 1982 and the most recent 2005. ... Read More »