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Martell invited: Dinner at the Chateau de Versailles, celebrating the restoration of the Queen’s Antechamber

Modern & historic art, Versailles and Cognac: Yesterday evening Martell invited us to a splendid dinner, celebrating the restoration of the Queen’s Antechamber, L’Antichambre du Grand Couvert. Martell is sponsor of the Palace of Versailles since 2007. Like nothing else, Versailles stands for an extraordinary culture of gastronomy, art and luxury. So it is more…

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Martell’s Restoration of the Queen’s Antechamber in Versailles and the Ultimate Dinner

Here comes a big one: One of the four biggest Cognac producers, Martell, sponsors the restoration of the Queen’s Antechamber in Versailles – and they are combining it with an event called The Ultimate Dinner. What is the Ultimate Dinner? We do not know yet but we will probably find out on next Monday, October…

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European Union guideline VS. the Law of King Louis XV ?

Louis XV. and other Kings did not allow to plant new wineyards in the Cognac region… at least there were hard restrictions. But now the European Commision wants to change that. They are planning to completely deregulate the wine sector in Europe – a major reform. The goal is a sustainable and competitive wine sector…

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Complete History of Cognac: A Long Way to Eau De Vie

The history of Cognac actually starts in the third century. The region and the beverage Cognac has a long history and involves all kind of nations, merchants, kings and aristocrats, natural catastrophes, wars and cold winters. Despite all this, the product kept getting better and better, century after century. Read the full history of Cognac,…

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Binu Kuruvilla at 2012-10-27 23:33:08 in:

Complete History of Cognac: A Long Way to Eau De Vie

„Can't believe such a long history of drinking Brandy/Congnac. It must be longer than history of many nations exists today. Cheers Kuruvis“

Chantal F Martell at 2010-10-20 09:54:38 in:

Martell invited: Dinner at the Chateau de Versailles, celebrating the restoration of the Queen’s Antechamber

„I agree with your sensitive comments on Cordon Bleu , and about Hip Hop. Thanks for a great insight!“

Svenson at 2010-06-29 06:11:09 in:

Complete History of Cognac: A Long Way to Eau De Vie

„Wahnsinn. Genau so etwas habe ich gesucht. Vielen Dank für diese schöne auflistung und die Arbeit die dahinter steckt. Greetz Svenson“

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Complete History of Cognac: A Long Way to Eau De Vie

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Patrick at 2010-03-16 10:39:58 in:

European Union guideline VS. the Law of King Louis XV ?

„Well, the European Union does not want to abolish Cognac but deregulate the market - which is basically a correct idea. The rules and planting rights have no longer a economic reason and the consumers do not benefit from...“

Tor at 2010-03-16 00:47:39 in:

European Union guideline VS. the Law of King Louis XV ?

„I also agree with Stephanie! And I can`t understand why the EU bother to interfer in such "details" Why not use the power such a constellation of many countries have, to something more important...... And if they can`t think...“