Foussignac Cognac Harvest

10 Amazing Cognac Harvest Photos: The Grapes are in!

So that was the coganc harvest 2011. Thanks to the great work of Stéphane Charbeau we can show you some great pictures of the 2011 cognac harvest in different areas. Stéphane is one of Cognac's most important vineyard photographers and also a very relevant media- and webdesigner of the region. The Cognac Harvest finished 10 days ago. A wine grower tell Cognac-Expert.com "A very good year in quality and particularly, in regards to quantity. Not the case for all winegrower even in parcels near ours....
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Cognac Croizet

1 Million Yuan for a Bottle of Cognac: That’s $156,740

A record breaking 1 million Yuan (US$156,740) was spent at a Shanghai auction in China last Saturday for an 1858 bottle of pre-phylloxera cognac. The bottle of Cognac Croizet was purchased by one Maggie Vong, from Hong Kong, at the auction that took place in the Shook Restaurant at the famous Swatch Art Peace Hotel.  The cognac was a Cuvée Léonie, so named after the daughter of Cognac Croizet’s founder -  Léon Croizet – and was part of her wedding dowry...
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Fine De Cognac & Tea

Fine de Cognac & Tea: A New Limited Edition of Hennessy, Maison de Thé Théodor and Designer Lehanneur

For the end of the year, the cold end of the year, Hennessy teamed up with the tea house maison de Thé Théodor and designer Mathieu Lehanneur for the creation of cocktails Fine de Cognac & Tea - including exclusive accessories for a limited edition. Fine de Cognac & Thé Hennessy Cognac has developed a new concept around Fine de Cognac and tea, in collaboration with Thé Théodor and Mathieu Lehanneur. The concept comes with four seasonal recipes for cocktails. Designer Mathieu Lehanneur created...
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9 Cognacs you need to drink before you die

9 Cognacs You Have to Drink Before You Die

"9 Cognacs you have to drink before you die" is a 2011 list by one of the Cognac-expert.com family uncles. We tried all of them, and of course it doesn't mean that others are less good or bad - no. These bottles just left a meaning, and yes, it is subjective. Unfortunately we do not have a picture of the Daudin VSOP bottle. Bache Gabrielsen Vintage Petite Champagne 1973 - Single Estate "absolutely great cognac - we just love this one...
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Martell Bottles

Martell Says G’day to the Aussies

With its global trade in cognac rising a healthy 11 per cent last year, Martell is now setting its sights on the boosting the Australian market. Last week saw Thierry Giraud, Martell’s Brand Development manager, and Laurent Zammit, Regional Director for South Asia, in Australia to showcase the supreme premium range of Martell eaux-de-vie. With Australia now heading towards spring, Martell is keen to bring the delights of their wares to more consumers, and have been supplying the trade with tastings...
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