Born and raised in Saint Lucia, Krug ambassador Nina Compton blends the flavors of her homeland with classic French culinary training and a passion for all things Italian. After stints in New York and Miami Beach, she’s the chef-owner of Compère Lapin and Bywater American Bistro in New Orleans. Rich with Caribbean and French heritage, it’s a city where she feels right at home. “People in New Orleans love celebrating, ” she says. “There are many of those Champagne-worthy moments This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Five Buy Now Related Stories Partnerships Issue 45 Julie Cavil Five questions for Krug’s cellar master. Partnerships Issue 45 Justin Cogley The California chef on the art of Champagne pairing. Partnerships Issue 45 Grape & Grain A novel guide to preparing and pairing rice. Partnerships Issue 44 Olivier Krug On the undersung art of Champagne pairing. Partnerships Growth Mindset A preview of RHIZOME, the new ISSEY MIYAKE collection. Partnerships Issue 45 Julie Cavil Five questions for Krug’s cellar master.