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Cognac Glassware: A World of its own

One thing that’s super important when it comes to our favorite drink is the presentation. And this encompasses a multitude of different products. From the bottle or decanter it comes in, to the glass you drink it from, Cognac glassware is a hot subject. Cognac Glasses In general there are two different styles of glass from which to sip your eau-de-vie. These are the tulip glass, favored by the connoisseur, and the balloon glass or snifter, often referred to simply as...
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La Part des Anges 2018: Cognac charity auction

Since its inception 11 years ago, the specialty Cognac auction known as La Part des Anges (The Angel’s Share) has gone from strength to strength. With all proceeds going to charity, this is an event that the great and the good in the world of Cognac flock to attend, not to mention dig deep to bid for the unique bottles and carafes on offer. And of course, for the avid Cognac collector, this is the chance to own a...
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Part des Anges 2014: a record breaking year

Thursday, 18 September saw the 9th consecutive annual charity auction, La Part des Anges, take place in Bassac Abbey, Cognac. As ever, the event saw the great and good of the cognac industry come together for an evening of fun and generosity, all in the name charity.  All the proceeds from this year’s event are going to the charity, Children in Crisis. Each year, various cognac houses donate collectable bottles of Cognac to be auctioned to aficionados and collectors alike....
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La Part des Anges 2014: Cognac, Crystal and Artful Bottles

It’s that time of year when the cognac houses come together to donate some magnificent examples of cognac created specifically for the annual La Part des Anges auction.  Hosted by the BNIC, every year 25 amazing bottles are auctioned for charities such as the Red Cross. Last year the auction broke all records, with a massive 175,450 euro total raised.  The top lot was a jeroboam of Louis XIII, which sold for 32,000 euros. So, what can we expect for...
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New Hardy Cognac for La Part des Anges

It's a delight to see the creations provided by the cognac houses for the annual La Part des Anges auction.  And it seems that the cellar masters manage to surpass themselves year on year.  The 2014 offering from the House of Hardy Cognac certainly steps up to the mark. This is a cognac dedicated to Francis Hardy, Maitre de Chai at the house from 1946 to 1973, before embarking on a political career that saw him standing as Mayor of...
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