Looking for Caretaker Couple (from May 2019): Estate in French Cognac Region

Sadly, our current wonderful caretaker will return to Berlin at the end of April 2019. We want to begin the search early in order to find a couple that will be the most suitable successors. Please have a look at the requirements for the position–and apply! We're excited about welcoming you to our family-run estate in the French Cognac region. Here's an opportunity for a couple to move to the French countryside, in the Charente. Live on an agricultural estate, in your...
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10 Best Books About Cognac You Simply Have To Read

Is there anything better than drinking Cognac? Well, if there is, surely it has to be reading about our favorite drink. Whether it's learning more about the intricacies, discovering little known brands and houses and the art of tasting, or a combination of all of these, there’s a surprising amount of books to choose from. Cognac Expert has come up with a list of 10 books about Cognac that you simply have to read. 1. Cognac: The Story of the...
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International Wine & Spirits Competition: 2018 Winners

A great way to decide which new Cognacs you might like to try is by looking at those that win medals and accolades at the various industry competitions throughout the year. The latest to announce their awards is the International Wine and Spirits Competition. We have to say, the amount of Cognacs that have been winners this year is a true show of how sought after these medals are. There are offerings from the smallest of artisan producers right through...
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Martell Cognac: The Art of Generosity Limited Edition

The house of Martell has teamed up with the brilliance of artist, Mathilde de L’Ecotais, for this year's festive limited edition offerings. And this time they’ve not constrained it to a single product. Instead, they’re bringing us three different iterations, each under the banner they’re calling, ‘The Art of Generosity’. The artwork has been applied to the Martell VS Single Distillery, Martell Blue Swift, and the legendary, Martell Cordon Bleu. And we have to say, it's really rather spectacular. Blue...
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Christmas Cognacs, Holiday Cocktails, and Cognac Recipes

There's no getting away from it—the run up to Christmas and the festivities is well and truly under way. Many people wonder what it's like to be in the city of Cognac for the holidays. Below is a first hand account from one who lives here, from an ex-pats point of view. And if there's ever a time of year to celebrate with the world's favorite brandy, then this has to be it. From baking to cocktails, special Christmas...
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