Author Archives: Max (Cognac-Expert.com)

Prowein 2016: New Cognac products (Video)

So, Prowein 2016 is upon us. I (Max) was there on Monday and Tuesday, and I must say this year it felt slightly less busy.  And my impression was confirmed by about 80% of the Cognac producers. Before we get into the detail, take a look at the following 2 minute video about my 2 days at Prowein, Dusseldorf, Germany. Prowein and Vinexpo are always really hectic, not to mention being somewhat exhausting... Watching the video really will show you the best...
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Watch Hennessy XO’s Super Visual ‘How-to-Drink-Cognac’ Commercial Directed ‘by DRIVE & BRONSON director Nicolas Winding Refn

"Each drop of Hennessy XO is an Odyssey." I personally love the film DRIVE by Nicolas Winding Refn - the electro-forward-beat score is fantastic. The car chasing scene in the beginning is fantastic. BRONSON is another film by Nicolas Winding Refn (with by-now-A-star Tom Hardy) I really like. That's why I was more than surprised when I saw that the same feature film director did a commercial for Hennessy. Good choice. Very visual. Here it is: Nicolas Winding Refn reimagines a cognac...
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New Cognac: Hennessy 8 marks change of Cellar Master Generation

A new generation! Yann Fillioux is going to step down as cellar master of Cognac Hennessy.  And to mark this momentous occasion, Hennessy are releasing a small batch of a new collector's cognac. Preorder Hennessy 8 Cognac. Go to "notify me when available". Hennessy 8 is a new, premium, Limited Edition Cognac by Hennessy: Only 250 decanters will be produced.  The first batch of 100 boxes will sell at a price of 35,000€, approximately $40,000. Hennessy 8's blend is created by master blender, Yann Filloux.  The...
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Rémy Martin’s La Maison Launch & One Life Live Them Campaign

By Michelle Brachet La Maison Last November Rémy Martin opened La Maison pop-up Private Members Club doors for the first time for 2 weeks. It was deemed such a success that this year La Maison ran for 4 consecutive weeks. In the same location – 19 Greek Street in Soho, London – the four floors of the design gallery, home to La Maison, were transformed into four floors of Rémy Martin cognac and lifestyle heaven. An exclusive Private Members’ Club, members...
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Introducing Cognac Subscription Service by Cognac-Expert.com

Sophie and Max are happy to present our new subscription service: Cognac Subscription. Cognac Subscription is a new cognac service designed by the team of Cognac-Expert.com. Receive Cognacs per month, every other month or per quarter. This service is designed for and around you: Once you picked a plan, we do brief quiz that helps us get to know you. For every delivery Sophie & Max will hand-pick 2 Cognac bottles based on your interests and taste, and deliver a box to your doorstep. Get the box and...
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