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Barack Obama March 2, 2011

We asked: What Cognac would President Obama prefer? Read what our readers think

We asked our readers: If Barrack Obama would drink Cognac, what kind of Cognac and which Cognac brand would he pick? We know it, but come on! It’s a fun thing. Thank you for the answers so far, and if you have an opinion – use the comments below at the bottom of this article….

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Hedonist Cognac Liqueur March 1, 2011

Hedonist Liqueur with Cognac: Launch in Asia

Hedonist is made with VS Cognac. So we just got the latest news about this new product: It’s the blend of Cognac, ginger and vanilla and will be launched in 2011. We reported about it some weeks ago, see here. We finally managed to get some early, exclusive information from the producers of this new…

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Indian Spirits March 1, 2011

India’s Cognac Star is Still Rising

Times are looking good for the sub-continent and on the 27th February budget proposals were announced in Indian parliament. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has confidently announced that by 2013 India will be the second largest market for alcoholic beverages.  It has been predicted that the Indian economy could grow as much as 9% in the…

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XO Bar March 1, 2011

XO Bar: A growing trend!

Next time you’re in Atlanta, why not stop by the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel and check out its new signature lounge bar. The brainchild of the IHG’s Vice President of Food and Beverage for the Americas – Jean-Pierre Etcheberrigaray – who decided to move away from the usual stuffy hotel bar tradition and base the bar…

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distilling February 28, 2011

The Distillers: Watch Documentary about Making Liquor (Video)

Here comes a wonderful documentary about distillers, starting with Cognac distilling. We love it. And you will too. This ‘Modern Marvels’ documentary is about spirits, focusing on Cognac, Whisky and other liquors such as Absinth. The total runtime of the documentary is about 50 minutes, in 5 parts. The first 2 parts are about Cognac…

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Yann Fillioux Master Blender February 28, 2011

Revealing Favourite Cocktail of Hennessy’s Master Blender

Now this is serious investigative journalism: the favourite cocktail of Hennessy‘s master blender Monsieur Yann Fillioux. Let’s reveal right now what we learned some days ago, here comes the recipe: Pineau des Charentes Blanc 3-4 drops of Gin (good Gin) a slim slice of lime an ice cube Okay, let’s face it: It might not…

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Will Louis Royer Cognac go to the Philippines?

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Will Louis Royer Cognac go to the Philippines?

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Remy Martin Golden XO Cognac for Cannes Film Festival

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Baltazar Luby at 2015-04-23 20:22:07 in:

Elegance forever: Diane Kruger is Martell’s Brand Ambassador

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Cognac-Expert’s 5th Anniversary

„Better late than never, dear Sophie & Max, congratulations for achieving this goal. Happy "Napoleon" birthday from Italy, Cognac Expert !!“

Abecassis at 2015-04-13 08:31:53 in:

ABK6 10-year anniversary Dinner

„Thanks to team for your warm support and for this great review of our 10th Anniversary celebration dinner.“