Almost sold out! Sophie & Max’s Sélection Nº 1 Limited Edition X.O.

We’re now well into 2018 and it’s almost three months since we launched our very first, very own Sophie & Max Sélection Nº 1 X.O.–a Limited Edition Cognac available only to our beloved Cognac Expert readers. Sélection Nº 1 was recently listed on Food & Wine as one among only 11 "Excellent New Wave Cognacs"! We couldn’t have hoped for it to be more of a success. For this, we have our loyal customers to thank. Merci! Not to mention the brilliance that...
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Launch Day: “Sélection Nº 1” Limited Edition X.O. by Sophie & Max

We are absolutely delighted, and extremely proud, to announce the launch of Sélection Nº 1, especially bottled for us by André Petit et Fils. Buy Sélection Nº 1 in our online shop. Sophie just got back from visiting Jacques Petit, our wonderful partner in crime in the neighboring village of Berneuil. Together, they prepared the very first bottle of our limited edition series. Bottle 1 of 150! So exciting. If anyone had told us when we first started Cognac Expert, that the day will come when we will present to fellow Cognac...
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THE MAKING OF: Cognac Expert’s Sélection Nº 1 Limited Edition Cognac

You won't believe this...but we are scheming our very first, very own, very exclusive, truly LIMITED EDITION Cognac. The labels are being produced as we speak, the (still) secret blend is being bottled, and our packaging is on its way. It's really happening. Buy Sélection Nº 1 LIMITED EDITION in our online shop. And read all about this special edition in our blog article. Finding inspiration post-dinner  This end-of-year brings something spectacularly exciting: our first selected Cognac! As our regular readers and customers know all too well,...
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Max’s Visit to Prowein 2017

It's always a delight to attend industry events, and Prowein is one of the best there is. It's a huge trade fair, with all the razzmatazz, pomp, and circumstance you'd expect. So I (Max) rocked up and literally 'jumped right in...' There are loads of producers at such an event. It's an interesting place to meet those who are the life and breath of the Cognac industry. This year I met some good people - some faces of old, some new -...
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Sophie’s Visit to the Hennessy 8 Launch

I have to say, I was really excited to be invited to the official launch of Hennessy 8 in Los Angeles. After all, what else can a girl ask for? The chance to be present at a piece of Hennessy history, the chance to dress up, and the chance to mingle with Hollywood and Cognac royalty – what’s not to like? Hennessy 8 is a pretty outstanding product. Only 250 decanters have been produced globally – so it’s going to be...
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