Cognac

In 1874, Paul-Emile Rémy Martin created Louis XIII, which comprised the oldest and rarest Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie from his cellars. Given its pedigree, this iconic Cognac deserved to be...
As consumer-goods marketers the world over are wont to remind us, the holiday season is a time for giving. In the spirit of generosity, we asked five of America’s preeminent cocktail makers to give...
If you are trying to guess what to get that person who prefers to stay home , here are 10 ideas from the home itself (a penthouse in Miami) to a 4K TV, and even a personal bar. We also include a...
Styling by Alicia Buszczak Special thanks to Gearys of Beverly Hills The newest libations bring both passion & pleasure to the party. In the words of the immortal Oscar Wilde, “An inordinate...
Yann Fillioux, the seventh generation of his family to serve as master blender for the House of Hennessy, gazes at the rich amber liquid in his tasting glass. “This,” he says, “is among the last...
Distillers are blasting spirits into space, or anchoring them to the ocean floor, in their extreme quest for flavor. It could be a plot from a science fiction movie: Vials of experimental whisky...
This list of 10 top lesser-known spirits isn’t about comfort zones. It’s about spirits that you probably haven't heard of, all of which have been released in the past year, and which have some...
Among the classics, the highball and the cooler are the least complicated beverages to make and master. A highball is defined as a base spirit with a mixer, usually carbonated, whose invention is...
Louis XIII Cognac has partnered with a triad of prolific brands to create L’Odyssée d’un Roi , an experiential exhibition that will be on display this month in New York City. The limited-edition set...
One of the most captivating and instantly recognizable decanters on any home wet bar or cocktail lounge back bar is the elegant handblown Baccarat crystal decanter that contains Louis XIII Cognac , a...
Christie's Announces April Wine Sale and Old Liquors American Presidents Collection...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Host’s Guide as “ To the Beginning & End of an Evening ” Grey Goose VX Although many point to the marketing acumen of the late Sidney Frank...
The special release contains a blend of Cognacs aged for up to 35 years.
New York’s Club Macanudo played host to an evening of Martell Cognac and Cohiba cigars…
The finest Cognacs are deeply flavored, richly textured, and best discovered on their native ground.
Club members celebrated the release of the Cognac at the Surrey hotel in in Manhattan…
In 2012, Bacardi Limited launched the D’Ussé Cognac brand, whose spirits are produced at the famous Château de Cognac, which was founded in 1795 and is also the home of Baron Otard (another Bacardi-...
Bonhams Whisky, Cognac & Rare Spirits sale on April 30 will feature extraordinarily rare cognacs, including one of the oldest authenticated vintages known to exist: a 1762 Gautier (est. $20,000-...
Just as the phylloxera outbreak of the 1860s caused the French to switch from wine to Cognac with their meals, a few years ago some Parisians again began having a glass or two of eau-de-vie with...
Rarely in the world of Cognac has history repeated itself so dramatically as with the discovery and introduction of Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6, for this is only the second time in the 139-year history...
The Cognac region on the western edge of France is well known. After all, this is the only geographic area in the world where Cognac can legally be made. But what is not so well known is that just...
D’ussé , a new Cognac blended at the 200-year-old Chateau de Cognac, one of France’s oldest Cognac chateaux, launched in stores throughout New York this summer and will be available in select cities...
Not since the 1977 launch of the Cent-Cinquantenaire that celebrated Grand Marnier’s 150th anniversary has there been a liqueur from the Marnier Lapostolle family of such depth and thoroughly...
The final creation of Courvoisier’s master blender Jean-Marc Olivier before he retired in 2009, L’Essence de Courvoisier ( www.courvoisier.com , $3,000) was created in collaboration with Olivier’s...
Based on a 19th-century recipe, Cognac Ferrand’s new Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao Ancienne Methode is made with oils from the bitter Curaçao orange skin that is blended with clear brandy then combined...
That the flagship offering of Moone-Tsai Winery is not a single-estate wine but a blend of different varietals from different vineyards in some of Napa Valley’s most prestigious growing regions is...
It takes both confidence and pride to launch an hors d’age Cognac—especially one blended with eaux-de-vie ranging from 30 to 50 years—without any labels or other identifying markings on its crystal...
Bourbon and Cognac are two classic digestifs, so it would only make sense for Heaven Hill ’s fifth release of Parker’s Heritage Collection, limited bottlings that showcase sixth-generation master...
As the bucolic Charente River flows silently past the majestic Château Courvoisier, one would hardly guess that the musty Paradis cellars of this historic Cognac house sequester some of the oldest...
One has to admire the “out-of-the-snifter” approach of Courvoisier , founded in 1834 and one of the four leading Cognac houses, which has now taken this classic digestif from an after-dinner setting...

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