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De Luze Cognac: A tale of two Families

The delightful brand of De Luze Cognac, located in the heart of Grande Champagne, is unique in many respects. And it’s necessary to take a meander through the realms of history to truly understand what these are; not to mention the driving force that makes De Luze a house that we believe our global Cognac Expert family will be excited to discover or re-discover. Buy De Luze during our Special Sale! An entrepreneur is born Early in the 18th century, the word...
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The Difference Between Wine and Cognac

It almost goes without saying that if you love Cognac then you’ll probably be pretty keen on other alcoholic beverages as well. Like wine, for instance. But for the novice, understanding the difference between wine and Cognac can be a little, well, confusing to say the least. Because Cognac is made from wine, right? So why is one a brandy and the other not? Well, Cognac Expert is pleased to help clarify the differences between the two in this,...
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Cognac and Climate Change: It’s scary…

Call it what you like: Climate change, global warming, a natural occurrence–it doesn’t matter how you dress it up. The irrefutable proof is that our climate is changing. And it's a big problem. And in France, and let’s talk specifically about our little South-Western corner, there is no doubt that the temperature is gradually creeping up.   Well, unless you talk about the summer of 2017, that is, which was particularly dismal and one that seemed to never stop raining. That...
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Harvest is over in Cognac: A complicated Year

Harvesting grapes to make Cognac surely can't be rocket science. You simply wait for the grapes to reach their optimum level, then get out there and pick them? Nothing could be further from the truth. Ensuring that hundreds (or thousands) of hectares of vines are harvested at exactly the right time–let alone being able to check all the individual parcels of vineyards–is something that requires an expert eye, in-depth knowledge, and the odd prayer to the weather gods! Harvesting grapes is...
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First African Cognac Producer makes his mark

Cognac has a new player: A gigantic ex-professional football star who hails from the Ivory Coast, Africa. But make no mistake, Olivier Tebily is turning heads as he embarks not only on his second professional career, but also in making his lifelong dream a true reality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lA9zAFgCYpM Ex-football star Olivier Tebily kicks change into Cognac The 41 year old made his name playing defense for the UK club, Celtic and Premier League team, Birmingham City (And if you don’t understand British football, here’s...
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