NORMANDIN-MERCIER: Cognac aged at the Atlantic Coast

In Dompierre Sur Mer, a village not far from La Rochelle, lies the estate of Normandin-Mercier Cognac. The house was founded in 1872 by Jules Normandin. Today it is headed by his great-great grandson, Edouard Normandin, and is one of the few remaining family-run Cognac houses in the region. Buy Normandin-Mercier during our Special Sale! A true Family Affair The estate itself is rich in history. The 17th century Château La Péraudière was one of Francois I's hunting lodges, with the cellars...
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BERTRAND COGNAC: Strength, Passion, and Female Influence

Situated in the heart of Cognac’s Petite Champagne region, you will find the Domaine des Brissons de Laage. This estate comprises 82 hectares of Cognac vineyards, with the trademark Bel’Air windmill still standing proudly among the vines. The windmill is the last one remaining in the town of Reaux. Buy Cognac Bertrand during our Special Sale! 16th Century Tradition The Cognac estate has been home to the family of Bertrand since 1731. The estate, land, passion, and knowledge has been handed down...
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The Difference Between Cognac And Brandy

It’s a question that’s been asked many a-time; What’s the difference between Cognac and Brandy. So here’s a simple explanation to easily understand why the two are different. Is it Cognac? Or is it brandy? The first thing to understand is this: ‘All Cognac is brandy, but not all brandy is Cognac’. Or, to put it another way, Cognac is a specific type of brandy. So what makes Cognac different? Well, it boils down to a variety of aspects, as follows: 1. Cognac...
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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. Discover our 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. A small craft house, it's...
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