Meet Julie Cavil, Krug’s New Cellar Master

The Wine Advocate's William Kelley sat down with Cavil for her first interview in her new capacity....

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Talking Trade: Louis Roederer Cristal 2006

Champagne's share of trade by value has soared to new heights—and the 2006 Louis Roederer Cristal is at the forefront....

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Perrier-Jouët's Cellar Master Reflects on a Lifetime of Champagne

Hervé Deschamps talks about what makes good Champagne and his successor....

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France, Champagne: New Releases from Krug & Salon, Plus Even More of Roederer’s Cristal

This has been a nice start to the winter season! I have tasted some truly great champagnes over the past few weeks, spanning different occasions between New York and Hamburg....

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Final Thought: Champagne — A Market Without Bubbles

Champagne has long been an on-trade favorite, but in recent years it has also established itself as a key player in the secondary market for fine wine. Previously purchased predominantly...

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Exploring the Meaning of Luxury with Krug's Maggie Henríquez

The President and CEO has spent the last decade coaxing it back from the brink of financial failure to its status as one of the world’s top Champagne houses....

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Top 5-Rated Wines From Champagne 2018

All rated 98 points and higher....

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France, Champagne: Roederer's Newly Released Cristal 2008 Compared With 2009

Launched in New York and Paris last week, Roederer's 2008 Cristal is an exceptionally great vintage for the house’s most famous Champagne that comes in white as well as rosé....

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Making Champagne: A Year in the Life of a Chef de Caves

The Chef de Cave, or cellar master, who is charge of the Champagne-making process, shoulders heavy responsibilities behind the bubbles....

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