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Christmas December 15, 2010

Why do people (only) buy Cognac before Christmas?

Is it Christmas? One explenation could be: People like to buy Cognac for Christmas, assumingly as a present: The famous french brandy is considered to be something special, valuable and a product that is to be consumed with pleasure and time. If you look at the graph below, you see that every year the “cognac”…

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The Cognac Cigar Survival Set December 13, 2010

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Cognac lovers: Gadgets and Utilities

Christmas is coming up and you have a friend who is a Cognac fan? Of course you can buy him a bottle, that would be the most logic thing to do. But what if you would like to present something special – a bit different, a gadget or utility. Here is a list of 10…

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Cognac Manifest December 10, 2010

The Cognac Manifest: Why we love Cognac

We asked around and gathered 10 reasons why we drink and love Cognac: the Cognac Manifest. Input came from barkeepers, Charente farmers, aristocrats, hiphop lovers, wine shop managers, Japanese spirits bloggers and others: A mix of true and sometimes a bit ironical reasons, gathered by Cognac Expert. Why do we drink and love Cognac? The…

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Frapin 1270 December 10, 2010

Cognac Perfume: Frapin’s 1270 Cologne

The House of Frapin, world famous for their cognacs, also produce a small range of perfumes and colognes.  Since the launch in 2002, their most popular product is 1270 – so named after the year when they commenced their wine and cognac production. But the family of Frapin are no strangers to this world, indeed,…

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Skyy and Playmate Patrice Hollis December 9, 2010

Playmate Patrice Hollis about why black people love Cognac (Video)

Here is an interesting video with mixologist Skyy John and playmate Patrice Hollis, not only because they present the Incredible Hulk cocktail but quickly talk about why black people drink cognac, why black people love the french brandy: Patrice refers to a tradition. Skyy explains how to fill a cognac snifter and how to mix…

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Monnet: A cognac producer unites Europe December 9, 2010

Jean Monnet: How a Cognac Producer became The Father of Europe

Jean Monnet, born on the 9th November 1888 is regarded as one of Europe’s founding fathers – they call him Mister Europe. Born into the famous Monnet Cognac family, he decided to turn his back on formal education at the age of 16 and left Cognac for London.  He remained here for 2 years, learning…

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