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Comandon December 5, 2010

Comandon, Conjure, Bache-Gabrielsen and Hennessy Black hottest Cognac 2010

The Tasting Panel Magazine selected Comandon Cognac, Conjure Cognac, Bache Gabrielsen and Hennessy Black as 4 of the 12 hottest spiritsbrands in the USA in its December 2010 magazine issue. They challenged Comandon to create the 2011 Best Winter Cocktail of the season using Funkin fruit purees. A panel of judges gave solid reviews for…

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Tourism in Cognac December 4, 2010

Cognac house visitors increase on an annual basis

The popularity of visits inside the great Cognac houses has been steadily increasing over the years.  Since their beginnings in the 1950’s these tours have become steadily become an increasingly important commercial part of the business, and from the early 1990’s this has been coupled with corporate and private conferences and events. Recent reports show…

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Armenian Brandy December 3, 2010

Armenian Brandy: Good product but it’s not ‘Cognac’

Although Armenia may not be the first place that springs to mind when you think of a good brandy, they do produce some very fine products.  But they are a little miffed that they are not allowed to call it Cognac in the west, although they do call it this in the Russian speaking countries…

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Ludacris and Kim Birkedal-Hartmann December 2, 2010

Ludacris promotes “Anti-Snob” Conjure Cognac at 100% (Video)

Yes, and again we are reporting about Cognac Conjure. Why? Because Kim Birkedal-Hartmann and Ludacris really give a major marketing lesson when it comes to positioning a new cognac in the US.  The Cognac just received a 92 rating at Wine Enthusiast, while Ludacris does not get tired of promoting the french blend. See a…

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The Baron December 2, 2010

Otard sends its Baron travelling the world: Fortis et Fidelis

Next month Bacardi Global releases its rare Cognac Baron Otard in travel retail. The Fortis et Fidelis blend consists of very old eaux-de-vie, directly from the cellar of the Chateau de Cognac – which used to be the home of the Baron since the end of the 18th century. Selected retailers will offer the bottle….

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Blues Passion December 1, 2010

Art, music and cultural sponsoring in the town of Cognac

Throughout the history of Cognac, the great brandy houses have often invested into the community and events of the local area, and the famous music festival – Blues Passion – which is now gearing up for its 18th event in 2011 is no exception. Back in the initial days of the concert, prominent sponsors were…

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