Spirits: A Sesquicentennial to Savor

Although the house of Camus has grown to become the fifth largest Cognac producer in the world, the firm has remained in the hands of the family that founded it in 1863. This liquid legacy’s current steward—the company’s president, Cyril Camus, who represents the fifth generation of his family to run the business—manages to blend […]

Hidden Islands Cognacs

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 off the western coast of this celebrated area are two islands that are also within the […]