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Godet Cognac: Making history generation by generation

Nestling quietly on the harbor shores, deep in the old town of La Rochelle, is perhaps the true meaning of family. And it's in the form of a humble Cognac estate, known simply as Godet. And we're talking family in every sense of the word. Because the house of Godet is today headed by three men who're the 15th generation of this Cognac dynasty: Jean Edouard, Maxime, and Cyril Godet. Together the brothers run what one could say is...
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A. de Fussigny Cognac: Where innovation meets tradition

Successfully combining centuries of tradition with the 21st century is a concept that can prove truly challenging. But none have risen to the challenge with more aplomb than the small artisan Cognac brand of A. de Fussigny. Sign up to be alerted about our upcoming special sale with A. de Fussigny. The actual brand of A. de Fussigny was born in 1987, and is uniquely located on the banks of the Charente River in the very center of the town of Cognac....
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Preview Launch of the Fondation d’Entreprise Martell

One of the responsibilities that comes with being a global company is to give back to your community. Martell Cognac has certainly risen to that challenge in an amazing way: by introducing the Fondation d’Entreprise Martell. Sophie was lucky enough to be invited to the preview launch by Nathalie Viot, Director of the foundation. It was a wonderful summer evening with beautiful food, great cocktails, and unique artistic projects. Congratulations Nathalie, and the entire team at Martell! So what exactly is...
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Cars and Cognac: The Epitome of Luxury

Apparently there’s a well-known Californian movement known as ‘Cars and Coffee'. (Apologies for not knowing that such a thing existed). It’s where motorheads get together to drool over uber-vehicles, such as the newest, the biggest, the oldest, the most expensive, the vintage… You get the drift. But when Rolls Royce does something, the luxury car maker tends to do it just a little bit differently. And they certainly did with the world’s very first "Cars and Cognac" meeting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbWg2DXKkw4 Of course, the...
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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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