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Visit to Vinexpo 2015

Vinexpo is usually covered by Max and Sophie, but unfortunately they couldn’t be there this year, so it was an honor to be able to visit on their behalf. I had heard how big Vinexpo was, but until this year I had never managed to visit. With only a day to see as many cognac houses as I could, I knew that I had a challenge on my hands, but was confident … until I arrived and saw just how...
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New Release: Camus Rarissimes Borderies 2004 Cognac

When it comes to the experts in Borderies cognacs, Camus have to be top of the tree. Having spent over a century and a half purchasing and tending vines in this region, they are now one of the largest owners of land in the terroir, boasting 180 hectares in total. The house has now released the latest in its line of wholly Borderies cognacs – the Camus Rarissimes 2004 Cognac. Said to be the only Borderies vintage cognac on the...
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Best Cognacs at San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2015

Regarded as one of the most influential competitions in the USA, and indeed the world, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition is now in it’s 15th year. The judging is carried out ‘blind’, by a panel of experts, including well-known mixologists, spirits buyers, restaurant owners, and spirit critics. This year, an amazing 1,500 different spirits entered the competition. It took the panel of 41 judges three days to evaluate, with the various spirits being awarded with bronze, silver, gold, or double...
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Camus Extra ‘Dark and Intense’: A brand new Cognac

If you’ve had the chance to sample Camus Extra Elegance Cognac, then you’re going to jump at the opportunity to taste the new release entitled Extra ‘Dark and Intense’. Go to the product page of Camus Extra Cognac Dark and Intense and sign up for availability alerts. At the turn of the century, in 2000, Camus released Extra Elegance – a Cognac that was innovative at the time, and took an important place in the history of the Cognac house. The blend...
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Camus Baccarat Hors d’Age Cognac

A reader has a cognac bottle of Camus Baccarat Hors d'Age at home. The bottle is located in Beverly Hills, California. The Reader writes "I inherited the Cognac from a relative that recently passed away. It is in perfect condition, in its presentation red box, together with its certification that says in written hand that it is Decanter number 1847 out of 5000. It was certainly given to him as a gift." (If you also have a Cognac bottle you would...
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