The Cognac and its vineyards
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Discover the Cognac and its country with our DMC & travel agency - http://www.cognac-tasting-tour.com <br>Excursions, day tours, tastings, seminars, air balloon flights in the Cognac country
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In France, a Cognac Tasting Tour at the Source

In France, a Cognac Tasting Tour at the Source | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it
A trip to southwest France is a lively tutorial in savoring the spirit — and the landscape.
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The NY Times reporter reminds here there is no better way to discover the cognac than to come to the source and to be accompanied by a guide who will open hidden doors of distilleries and cooperages for a successful experience in the Cognac vineyard.

How could I contradict her!
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Christine Montembault's curator insight, November 17, 2017 11:28 AM
The distillation season began in the land of cognac, an ideal time to meet artisanal distillers and taste new eaux-de-vie.   

Live an exceptional moment, an out of time break of luxury and relaxation.

 I will be happy to help you organize your cognac tasting tour.
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Strange tales: Condé, Cognac and Bourbon lilies

Strange tales: Condé, Cognac and Bourbon lilies | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it

A decorated flask found in a Cognac field was the inspiration for one of spirits' leading brands, Louis XIII

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The Land of Cognac has long been marked by the Catholic and Protestant religions. 
Many places, often melted in the landscape, bear the mark. 

The world of cognac and its organization still live with the consequences of the religious confrontation, whose origin comes from the Renaissance. 

 Do you doubt it? Explore the vineyard on the trail of this history. Perhaps you will discover a part of it at the bottom of your glass ...
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How a happy accident gave the world Pineau des Charentes

How a happy accident gave the world Pineau des Charentes | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it
If it wasn’t for an inattentive 16th-century wine apprentice we might be without this French fortified wine that is lighter and more delicate than port
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Pineau des Charentes starts to make its way to China, as the delicate little brother of Cognac. 

Did you know that a kind of fortified wine is produced from the cognac ?

It is in the image of those who produce it, discreet, surprising, rich of a long past with a strong personality ... 

You have to discover it to surprise your friends during the end of the year dinners.
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Strange tales: Condé, Cognac and Bourbon lilies

Strange tales: Condé, Cognac and Bourbon lilies | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it

A decorated flask found in a Cognac field was the inspiration for one of spirits' leading brands, Louis XIII

Jean-Luc Montembault's insight:
The Land of Cognac has long been marked by the Catholic and Protestant religions. 
Many places, often melted in the landscape, bear the mark. 

The world of cognac and its organization still live with the consequences of the religious confrontation, whose origin comes from the Renaissance. 

 Do you doubt it? Explore the vineyard on the trail of this history. Perhaps you will discover a part of it at the bottom of your glass ...
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