Music & Wine Pairing with House of Krug Champagne on Winetraveler.com

We all could use a little distraction during this time. Recently (before coronavirus), I had the opportunity to sit down with Oliver Krug, who is the Krug House Director and sixth-generation Krug family member involved with the operation of the iconic Champagne House. Oliver and I tasted through two of his beautiful Champagnes. One was... Continue Reading →

The Battle of Verdun: How To Visit the Battlefield Near Champagne, France on Winetraveler.com

I'll admit that I was reluctant to visit the battlefields in Northeastern France that mark the place where the longest battle of World War I took place. The drive is slightly out of the way from the vineyards of Champagne, which was our intended destination from the start. After visiting the historic sites of Verdun,... Continue Reading →

A Sparkling Wine for Every Celebration

With the holidays rapidly approaching, revelers everywhere are scouring wine store shelves for just the right bubbly to ring in the New Year or celebrate other joyous occasions. It's true that not all sparkling wines are created equally. In fact, there are some major differences between Champagne and a Prosecco, for example. If you're used... Continue Reading →

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