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The 24 Most Incredible Cognac Decanters You Have Ever Seen

After having skipped a year, the "La Part des Anges" auction is back with an amazing line up of cognacs on offer. The 10th edition of the charity gala dinner will take place on September 22nd, 2016. A total of 24 carafes and blends (most of them unique) have been donated by various cognac houses to be sold at the charity auction. The event is organized by the Interprofession du Cognac (the National Cognac Board), the BNIC. We've been there...
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New: Rémy Martin Cognac Carte Blanche à Baptiste Loiseau

Rémy Martin just released a new Cognac: Carte Blanche à Baptiste Loiseau is the first bottle in a new collection by Remy Martin. This limited edition will be of course Fine Champagne Cognac - as always with Rémy Cognacs. Buy Carte Blanche in our online shop The new collection will be available exclusively at DFS, Singapore Changi Airport. Rémy Martin Limited Edition Carte Blanche n°1 You don't know Baptiste Loiseau? He is the Cellar Master of the Rémy Martin, the cellar master who came after Pierrette Trichet,...
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Release Spy: Secret Future Cognac Releases

By Max ++ UPDATE ++ as we found out some time ago, here's Martell's new Blue Swift product. +++ In my free time, I like to browse trademark database websites like to spy a bit on new trademarks of Cognac houses. Why is that interesting? Because it can give us an idea what's the next big release of a cognac company. Hennessy XXO Wow, what could this be? I could imagine some sort of XO Cognac which is older than the XO, and perhaps positioned...
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Best XO Cognacs for 2016: A Top 10 Family Tasting

It might surprise you to know that some of our favorite Cognacs include those of some of the smaller, artisan houses. Of course, we also love the ‘big boys’, but when it comes to finding some of the best Cognac brands, it's worth discovering the craft producers. And this left us with only one thing to do; a family tasting session to discover which were really our favorites. Yes, we know, it’s a tough job – but someone’s gotta do...
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Discovery & Recommendation: Find your favorite XO Cognac you don’t know

XO Cognacs are a mystery. We at Cognac Expert invested a lot of time into creating a personal Cognac recommender, for you. Our team had an extensive tasting in order to create this recommendation quiz. Our discovery quiz allows you to distinguish between 80 different Extra Old (XO) Cognacs. In the end you will receive a link (and a 10% voucher!) to learn more about your Cognac or purchase. Can't find the quiz? Scroll up! Thanks for participating! Oh, and if you missed the quiz, scroll up. Sophie & Max
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