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Cognac Glassware: A World of its own

One thing that’s super important when it comes to our favorite drink is the presentation. And this encompasses a multitude of different products. From the bottle or decanter it comes in, to the glass you drink it from, Cognac glassware is a hot subject. Cognac Glasses In general there are two different styles of glass from which to sip your eau-de-vie. These are the tulip glass, favored by the connoisseur, and the balloon glass or snifter, often referred to simply as...
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Alien, Blade Runner, Hennessy XO: Announcing Ridley Scott’s Latest Epic

When you hear the name, Ridley Scott, what springs to mind? A terrifying slathering alien? Replicants living among us? Russell Crowe flexing his muscles dressed in a gladiator’s skirt? We’ve all got our favorite movies from this genius director and producer. And now he’s returning to advertising, partnering with none other than the Cognac giant, Hennessy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYyv9flCGNs No stranger to commercials It’s been 15 years since Scott last directed a commercial. So it’s a massive coup for Hennessy to have such an...
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What is Cognac Made Of?

There’s probably never been another drink in the history of the world that creates as much confusion as Cognac. One of the big questions is, what is Cognac actually made of? “Cognac? It’s brandy, isn’t it? And brandy’s made from–errr, some kind of fruit, right? Or is it potato? No, that’s vodka, I think? Or maybe it’s rice?” The team at Cognac Expert is happy to provide you with the definitive guide as to what Cognac is made of? So...
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De Luze Cognac: A tale of two Families

The delightful brand of De Luze Cognac, located in the heart of Grande Champagne, is unique in many respects. And it’s necessary to take a meander through the realms of history to truly understand what these are; not to mention the driving force that makes De Luze a house that we believe our global Cognac Expert family will be excited to discover or re-discover. Buy De Luze during our Special Sale! An entrepreneur is born Early in the 18th century, the word...
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Why is Cognac Brown?

One thing that surprises many people, is that the raw component of Cognac, the distilled eau-de-vie, is actually a clear, a colorless liquid. So if that’s the case, how come Cognac is brown? A message to producers of Cognac (Maisons de Cognacs): If you find a mistake in this article, or any other article - please feel free to contact us directly, let the poor people at BNIC do their job. ;-) Contact us here Well, let’s be a little more...
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