Here's my piece on the Krug champagne empire and my visit to Rome for the Krug World Festival. Published on Civilian...

Here’s the problem with champagne (I’m just going to come right out and say it): most of it isn’t very good.

Seriously. A lot of what you’ve been drinking is probably Lambrini Bianco or fizz from one of the lesser champagne houses, dare I even say, prosecco or cava served under the guise of champagne. Bottled bubbles fooling suburban rappers and footballer’s wives, who don’t know what they’re drinking or what they’re talking about but waft it with a mischievously wankey air.

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