Christmas Cake with Cognac

A Match made in Heaven: Cake and Braastad Cognac

In a little corner of the Charantaise countryside is a small piece of Britain.  In the village of Port-Boutiers is a home that belies the hive of activity that goes on inside.  A place where cakes, cookies and various other delicacies typical of the UK are produced on a regular basis. Jane O’Donoghue, a British woman living in France, prepares many types of English pastries and desserts, which she sells at the markets in and around Cognac.  And one of...
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Cognac Jean Grosperrin

Cognac Jean Grosperrin – Unique in so many ways

You might or might not have heard of Cognac Jean Grosperrin – but the house has been around for hundreds of years and certainly is different from most of their competitors. The first thing that’s different is that the house doesn’t actually produce cognac directly. No blending, added sugar or added colour Instead, they buy barrels of eaux-de-vie, age them and create their masterpieces at an ideal proof, which is often at cask strength.  These are all single vintage, single region cognacs;...
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Winter List 2012 Sweet Cognacs

Top 7: Cognac List For a Cold Winter Season 2011/2012 Under a Price of 100€

Soon it's November and it is getting cold outside. At least in France. And Christmas and New Years is building up. This is why we came up with a Top 7 list for winter cognacs: For the end of 2011 and of course the beginning of 2012. This articles is not yet our New Years and Christmas list with present ideas or highly rare and expensive cognacs - that one is still to come. The price range of this list is...
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Ledbury Remy Martin Restaurants

Rémy Martin Sponsors the Sunday Times Food List

The Sunday Times has always been associated with awarding the best of British restaurants, and now Remy Martin has also been brought into the equation.  This makes sense, because after all, it would be just rude not to enjoy a superb glass of eaux-de-vie after a stupendous meal.  And Remy are experts in what they do, making them a great addition to choosing the best eateries in the UK. So what are the results of the 2011 Sunday Times Food...
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Paradise Cellar Remy Martin

Rémy Martin Triples Cellar Visits in Cognac

Remy Martin just presented an overview of their tourist activities. Compared to last year the cellar visits (in the centre of the town of Cognac) went up by 300%. 60% of the visitors are french and 40% are from abroad. The scandinavians are quite heavy visitors in 2011.  Remy also offers a "rendez-vous Rémy Martin", a one-day-long stay at the cognac house: the reservations for this special tour went up by 200%. One third of "Rendez-vous" visitors are on corporate trips, one third come from tourism...
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