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Pierre Ferrand Cognac: Discover the Myth

The Cognacs of Pierre Ferrand have, over recent times, certainly been revered in some of the best industry publications. For example, comments such as, “Majestic, unfathomable, of international class. In the upper echelon for connoisseurs”, as was written in The Spirit Journal way back in 1999, is praise indeed. Cognac Expert is delighted to present the backstory of this impressive brand, and provide a little insight as to the ethos and core values behind this award winning house. Photo credit,...
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Hennessy Capsule Line: Cognac, fashion, and bicycles

Fancy a different way to support your favorite Cognac house? Heads up for the fashion conscious amongst you, as Hennessy launch an uber-trendy capsule line inspired by one of the greatest names in cycling, Marshall “Major” Taylor. In the same way as the Cognac giant has collaborated with some of the best rising stars in art for their limited edition bottle ranges, such as Shepard Farey, Kaws, and Futura X, they’ve teamed up with high fashion label, Pyer Moss, to...
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Launch Day: Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Limited Edition Cognac is out!

We’re truly excited to announce the launch of Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Cognac, an EXTRA quality Cognac from an extra special producer. Sélection N° 2 was specially selected by Sophie and Max and is exclusively available to Cognac Expert readers. Be one of the first to buy Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Cognac. The Cognac producer behind this limited edition is Domaine de Birius, an artisan house with a long, fascinating history. For the second Sélection in the...
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Nicholas Faith (1933–2018)

It’s with great sadness that we pay tribute to Nicholas Faith, perhaps one of the greatest ever writers about Cognac in modern times, who died on September 26, 2018, aged 85. Whilst many readers of Cognac Expert will be familiar with Nicholas thanks to his works and writings about our beloved Cognac, this certainly wasn’t his only area of expertise. The ‘gentleman mischief maker’ was one of the world’s foremost authors on all things wine and spirits, although it was...
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Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal launches in Europe

Check out what Cognac-Expert's Michelle reviewed for you: Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal! Since 1724 and for five generations the House of Rémy Martin have created Fine Champagne cognacs that have been driven by the quest to capture the Heart of Cognac. Due to its success in the United States, Rémy Martin lovers will be very pleased to hear that 1738 Accord Royal has now reached Europe, where of course it was created in the first place. Cellar master Georges...
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Everything about VS, VSOP, XO, Napoléon Cognac. Learn about the different quality rating and the blending

When you start discovering Cognac, one of the first things you notice is that each bottle has a different age specific rating. The most common ratings are VS Cognac, VSOP Cognac and XO Cognac. But what does this actually mean? And what about blending - how does that work? Get an overview of every Cognac age category in our online shop. Let's start at the beginning by discovering exactly what these terms actually mean: VS Cognac: This stands for 'Very Special' Alternatively, ✯✯✯ (three stars), means exactly the same...
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