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I Must Have Two Lives…Two Lifetime Krug Experiences.

Posted on July 20, 2012

About 6 years ago I had a once in a lifetime experience.  I was invited to Newport Beach aboard a billionaire’s yacht to drink the release of the 1996 Krug with Olivier Krug.  A few other wine buyers and myself were driven in a stretch limo from San Diego to the Newport Beach harbor, drinking the Krug Grand Cuvee all along the way.  When we arrived we were greeted with an exquisite oyster, lobster and crab bar…with of course more Grand Cuvee.  As the night progressed, Olivier came out and poured the ’95 vintage Krug.  Here you have 20 sommeliers from LA and San Diego getting absolutely Krunked in style. (more…)

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