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Noblige Hat January 5, 2011

Cognac Expert’s List: Today’s 10 Hot Ebay Cognac Items

Here is a list with 10 Cognac items we found on ebay. Price range: From $2.99 to $400 – something for everyone. Christmas might be over, yes – but it’s still cold outside and you need more Cognac gadgets and items. Glasses from Hennessy, a cap or some Martell napkin holder… here we go (click…

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Maison de la Grande Champagne January 4, 2011

Store in Segonzac: The Best Things Come in Little Packages

The Maison de la Grande Champagne deep in the heart of Segonzac, is repeating its successful local flavour tasters of last year.  Until the end of January, 2011, it is possible to buy many small bottles of Cognac XO, Pineau and red and white wine, in 20 cl bottles.  Beautifully packaged in a basket containing…

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distilling January 4, 2011

Distillation: The birth of Cognac (Video)

Here comes a nice video about Cognac distilling, the distillation process. The birth of Cognac is a great video about the process of double distilling, creating the world famous eaux-de-vie. If you are interested in the process, and the details, also see our article “Distilling cognac with Alambic pot stills: Bad wine for great brandy”…

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Investment for Cognac January 2, 2011

Economic Organisation of Cognac to Invest 20 Million Euros

With the resurgence of the market over the past couple of years, the Economic Organisation of Cognac (Oreco) is set to invest 20 million euros over the next 4 years.  The aim is to raise the production and sale of pure alcohol from 460,000 hectolitres to 700,000. Currently there are only 2 ‘high threshold’ sites…

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Painturaud December 31, 2010

Painturaud: It’s a Family Affair

In 1934, the Painturaud family in Segonzac created its own brand of cognac, and Jacques Painturaud took this forward and became the companies founding chairman. Today, two of his sons, Jean-Phillipe and Emmanuel continue in the footsteps of their elders, much to the delight of their father.  “It’s great to see children continue what their…

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Unicognac December 29, 2010

Unicognac Further Forge into the Chinese Market

On the 17th December an important meeting took place in the town hall of Jonzac between the Mayor – Claude Belot, various heads of Unicognac and the investment company, C&D International. Watched over by portraits of historic figures such as Geoffrey de Sainte-Maure and Viviane de Polignac, the outcome of the meeting was for Unicognac…

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