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Martell Cordon Bleu Limited Edition

We recently received a bottle from Martell of their highly exclusive limited edition Martell Cordon Bleu Extra Old Cognac. The legendary classic was redesigned as a "Tribute to Martell's 300 year anniversary", as is noted on the label. It's a beauty... The design of Martell Cordon Bleu is one of our favorites. It expresses timeless elegance and French sophistication - what we all long for. In case you don't remember exactly what it looks like, here it is for comparison:   Love that Cordon...
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Elegance forever: Diane Kruger is Martell’s Brand Ambassador

This is seriously exciting news: The oldest Cognac house in the world, Cognac Martell, celebrates its 300 year anniversary in style. And they always do it right: To spearhead the celebrations, our preferred Cognac of French elegance sophistication appointed Hollywood actress Diane Kruger to be its Ambassador. To mark this incredible occasion, Mary McCartney photographed the beautiful Diane Kruger in the Palace of Versailles in Paris, wearing a selection of "Martell blue" gowns. Diane's radiance is symbolic for the French Art...
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ABK6 10-year anniversary Dinner

It's not easy to start a Cognac brand... We know the role the big players and the medium-sized family-run Cognac houses play - they are powerful. 10 years for a young Cognac brand such as ABK6 may seem like a blink of an eye when comparing it to Martell's 300 years, but it's actually a hell of an achievement! We were invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Cognac ABK6, hosted by the wonderful Elodie Abécassis and her father Francis. They invited their...
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Rihanna’s sippin’ Cognac too!

Let's be honest, it's rare that the ladies make the spotlight in the world of Cognac. But we've always championed the proportionately few women associated with Cognac, and will continue to do so. Believe us, they make up for it with their coolness, style, and sophistication. Here's world renowned singer, Rihanna (!), at the launch party for M$$ x WT, Melissa Forde’s new line of bucket hats in New York's SoHo neighborhood. And guess what the fashion designer Forde and her best friend, were...
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Our visit to Prowein 2015

It's that time of year again - time for business in the world of Cognac. So we decided to take the Cognac Expert team on a small excursion, to do some business, too. PROWEIN is Germany’s largest wine and spirits convention, and one of the most important events in the Cognac calendar. The Vinexpo in Bordeaux may be larger, but we are told that PROWEIN is the more important fair for Cognac producers to place their products with international distributors,...
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