By Andre Frois
Cognac, an acquired taste that was invented in the 16th century but whose roots trace back to time immemorial, is one of mankind’s most discerning beverages. 421 more words
Right double tasting. Cognac first, an old one too. What curious treasures one find in forgotten corners of old cabinets.
Right this is a Cognac, which means a twice distilled brandy whose source grapes are grown in certain areas around the town of Cognac, and aged for a minimum of two years in French Oak barrels. 436 more words
It is throughout the period from December through to end February that the producers in Cognac distill their wine and the sweet aromas fill the air in the medieval town of Cognac and the surrounding villages located in the undulating countryside. 824 more words
Kerry and I had been to Cognac previously so going back there was only intended to be a quick visit. There was no hurry this morning, no ferry to catch or traffic to avoid so we cruised through bright sunlight with clear skies with expectation that we would travel wider than just Cognac today. 512 more words