Brandy

A day in the life of a cognac taster

A vigorous cognac requires a rigorous grape selection process, and at Maison Hennessy the distinguished Tasting Committee will taste 10,000 <i>eau-de-vie</i> …

Liquor

Cognac rebrands with new visual identity

The BNIC (Bureau National Interprofessional du Cognac) has unveiled a new visual identity for the Cognac appellation, including a new logo and …

Identity

12 Cocktails to Help You Get Through Thanksgiving - Chowhound

If, like us, you get sick of beer and wine at during the holidays, try one of these Thanksgiving cocktail and drink recipes for a special cocktail …

Thanksgiving

The Cognac Sazerac Recipe

The Story Behind The Cognac Sazerac<p>Originally created in New Orleans in 1938, the Sazerac is said to have originated the word "cocktail." The jigger …

Cognac

Hennessy Master Blender’s Selection No. 2 Is The Future of Cognac (We Hope)

Indulge us for a second. Pretend you’re an artist with endless talent. Now imagine retiring just as your greatest work is about to be released. …

Drinking

China’s spirits imports rise sharply in 2017

China’s spirits imports have increased by 27.69% in volume and by 37.75% in value in the first nine months of the year, compared to the same period …

China

Provisions: The Dirty Snowman

This boozy concoction got its name because it looks like a snowman jumped into a pool of beer. But take it from us, though it may be sweet, proceed …

Beverages

How to make Easy Slow Cooker Mincemeat with Ginger

Christmas Baking, Slow Cooker | October 29, 2017 | By Janice Pattie<p>Mince Pies are a Christmas tradition in the UK and they are filled with sweet …

Cooking

The Best Ways to Secretly Drink Booze in Public

No paper bag necessary.<p>My start to surreptitiously drinking in public was <i>Spring Breakers</i>. I’d brought a thermos of spiked warm apple cider to the movie theater, brilliant college student that I was. Since then, there’s been Campari soda-can for <i>The Room</i>, gas station coffee and bourbon at the Grand …

Beverages

Hennessy Master Blenders Selection Cognac

The Master Blender's releases from Hennessy are unique, limited Cognacs that will never be duplicated. For Selection No. 2, Hennessy chose a blend …

Shopping

How to Preserve Fall Fruit Using Brandy - Chowhound

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about when it’s doused with brandy and sugar? Well, the jury is still out on the health …

Recipes

Inside the Extraordinary Cognac Brand Part-Owned by Jay-Z

The rapper and mega-mogul heads global strategy in addition to serving as partial owner of D’USSÉ<p>The business of Cognac is one rife with history, …

Drinking

Cognac versus South African brandy: what’s the difference?

We take a look at the differences – and similarities – between these two fine spirits.<p>(Image: iStock)<p>If you didn’t know this already, cognac is a …

Liquor

Boycott the balloon: Frapin calls for an end to snifters

High-end Cognac producer Frapin would like to see brandy balloons “disappear” from restaurants, bars and dining rooms as the giant glass does nothing …

Liquor

LVMH to Build Cognac Stocks, Starting With More Vineyards

The French conglomerate hopes to remedy its cognac shortage by planting more grapes as hail and frost hurt recent harvests, amid increased demand for …

Liquor

LVMH aims to build cognac stocks, starting with more vineyards

COGNAC, France (Reuters) - Luxury goods maker LVMH (PA:LVMH) hopes to be well on its way to remedying its cognac shortage two years from now, …

Stock Markets

To Experience D’USSE Is To Experience The Ancestral Spirit Of Oak Barrels

The barrels have a story to tell. They’ve held tight the whispers of French kings, sealed the fingerprints of those who handled them delicately, and …

Liquor

Caramel Tart with Brandy Whipped Cream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Tart Crust: Combine flour, granulated sugar, and salt in bowl of a food processor. Pulse until well combined, 5 to 7 …

Baking

Mediterranean-Style Grilled Cognac Beef Kebabs

1. Combine steak with oil and seasonings in a large bowl. Cover bowl and place in the refrigerator and allow to marinate for 3 to 12 hours.<p>2. Preheat …

Beef

Martell – VS Single Distillery Cognac

The VS Single Distillery is the latest expression to launch from Martell, the world’s oldest cognac house.<p>A brand founded in 1715, Martell’s newest …

Drinking

This football star scored a new career making Cognac

When professional footballers retire, some go into coaching while others become TV analysts. Not many produce their own Cognac.<p>Olivier Tebily spent years on the international football circuit, including a lengthy stint in the English Premier League. The defender also played for his home nation of …

Ivory Coast

Apricot and Almond Tray Bake

Our local market is brimming with a range of dried fruit and nuts right now. The almond meal looks so fresh, and the dried apricots are plump and …

Baking

Hennessy's Limited-Edition Master Blender's Selection No. 2 Is Finally Here

Consistency is the hallmark of exceptional Cognac. But when you’ve been making it for as long as the house of Hennessy—with the Master Blender role going to a member of the Fillioux family for eight generations—you get to experiment every now and then. Last year, at Tales of the Cocktail in New …

Cindy Crawford

Man who was assaulted with cognac bottle took his own life before attackers could be brought to justice

A man who took his own life while on holiday in Hungary was tormented by a vicious assault he had been subjected to on a night out in Bristol, an …

Crime

Augmented Reality-Enabled Cocktail Debuts At Local Gallery

Artechouse mixes things up for latest exhibit<p>There’s now a seasonally inspired cocktail featuring a tinge of tech to help set the tone for Artechouse’s latest multi-media experience, Spirit of Autumn.<p>Starting Saturday, October 1, guests that snag a ticket to the Southwest showplace (1238 Maryland …

Washington D.C.

Snowdonia - Ruby Mist, Cheddar cheese with port and brandy, brown wax, 200 g, paper

SKU<br>selection | Content (weighed) | Packaging | Price €<br>(Price / unit) | (fertility)<br>Availability | date of minimum durability

Cheddar Cheese

Maxxium unveils educational Courvoisier cognac campaign hedging on the curiosity of coffee drinking millennials

Cognac brand Courvoisier is about to embark on its biggest-ever marketing campaign as it looks to build bridges with what it perceives to be a …

Branding

Thirsty Reporter: Pass the Cognac

And drink like Jay Z.<p>Cognac consumption is on rising globally, with a 30 percent sales spike in the United States alone in the past four years. Some …

Liquor

Collaboration Bourbon Is the Result of Creative Kentucky Synergy

One mash bill yields two new distinct whiskies from a unique distillery partnership.<p>In recent years, Kentucky’s venerable bourbon distilleries have …

Bourbon Whiskey

Pawtucket police: Driver took a shot of brandy just before arrest

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Police say a local motorist smashed into a parked car and led them on a low-speed chase with a flat tire and caved-in front end — …

Policing