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What is a Napoleon Cognac? And our Best Of 2018

Hot on the heels of some of our other educational articles, such as those that demystify terms like ‘Extra’ and ‘Fine Champagne’, here is the definitive explanation of exactly what the term Napoleon means when describing a Cognac or a brandy. The name derives from the political figure Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821). First and foremost, it’s important to understand that Napoleon is not an official age determination for a Cognac. Only the terms VS, VSOP, and XO are the official terms...
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The 10 Most Festive Cognacs for the Holidays!

The festive season is upon us–it's time for the end of year holidays! Whether it’s for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year, or anything other celebration for that matter, this is the time when we truly need some extra special Cognac. Team at Cognac Expert have put together the ultimate holiday list for you to choose from. No matter what your budget, one of these 10 Cognacs will certainly help make the next couple of months even more festive. And make sure not to forget yourself...
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New Cognacs from Camus, De Luze, Larsen & Hardy

It’s exciting times for Cognac, with some great new products being released from some of our favorite producers. October sees the TFWA World Exhibition and Conference in Cannes, so many Cognac houses use this as a launch pad for new delights being offered to the market. Let’s take a look at what can be expected to hit the shelves in the very near future. De Luze–24 Liters of Cognac, De Luze Extra Expression, AND Cognac Caviar Ever innovative and humorous, Cognac De Luze...
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2017 Cognac Awards: Best Cognacs according to the industry experts

It’s that time of year when the judges get their heads together in a variety of different wine and spirit competitions to award the outstanding products of the year. And of course, Cognac is among them. We’ve taken the results from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the World Cognac Awards, and the Cognac Masters and come up with a list of Cognacs that the expert taste buds of the esteemed judges saw fit to present with their top awards. Of course,...
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Our Visit to Camus Cognac Or How to Blend Your Own Cognac

By Max It was in May of this year when I had the chance of visiting the house of Camus Cognac, along with a group of my friends. We arrived at the location - Rue Margerite in Cognac, and were feeling pretty honored to be able to take advantage of this special tour, the Camus Master Class. We were met by Sylvie Perret who was very charming - Sylvie started the tour in the courtyard of a wonderful old Charantais building. And within this courtyard...
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