Tag Archives: Grande Champagne

• Courvoisier breaks the mould with Connoisseur Collection

Courvoisier breaks the mould with Connoisseur Collection

Courvoisier is seeking to revolutionize the cognac category with the launch of its Connoisseur Collection, the first major Cognac house releases to carry an age declaration on the bottle. The Courvoisier Connoisseur Collection is launching with two marques, Courvoisier 12 Year Old and Courvoisier 21 Year Old, aged for a minimum of 12 and 21 […]

• More on Armagnac – the Other Cognac

More on Armagnac – the Other Cognac

Armagnac is the only true rival to Cognac for recognition as the finest producer of brandy in the world. Along with Cognac and Jerez in Spain, it is one of only three officially demarcated brandy regions in Europe. Its quantity of production is significantly lower than that of the Cognac region; for every six bottles […]

• Does Cognac Intimidate You? Not to Worry…Cognac for Beginners

Does Cognac Intimidate You? Not to Worry…Cognac for Beginners

Few spirits pack more iconographic baggage than cognac. Mention its name and you’ll summon snifters and cigars, club chairs and club-goers. Smoking jackets, hip hop stars, and entourages; squat, cut-crystal bottles worth thousands, poured in libraries and dressing rooms where no luxury is spared. Forget Fernet and skip the scotch: Cognac is where Jay Z […]