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09.2014

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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OBITUARY: Henri Krug 75

The former president of Maison Krug Champagne, died on Thursday, March 7.  He was the fifth generation to oversee the production of the legendary Champagne, along with his younger brother Rémi.  During his tenure as company president from 1975 to 2OO2, Henri finessed the Grande Cuvée, and launched Krug Clos du Mesnil as well as the company’s first Krug Rosé.  Even with small production, the exceptional tastes earned the Champagne numerous accolades.

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