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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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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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

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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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A Tribute to Cognac Louis XIII - luxury travel

A Tribute to Cognac Louis XIII - luxury travel | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it
Paying a Bespoke Tribute to Louis XIII with Ludovic du Plessis - luxury Blogs
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You are a great traveler, in love with cognac. 

You have two ways to associate your two passions:    
- Discover Cognac and its vineyards    
- Take your cognac with you all over the world.    

This is what Rémy Martin proposes to you with this luggage of travel, luxurious case of an exceptional cognac: Louis XIII.    

And why not come to Cognac to discover this luggage and its cognac ?
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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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The Guide to Finding Great Cognac

The Guide to Finding Great Cognac | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it
Cognac is a brandy made from the white wine grapes grown in the Cognac region of France. Learn how to find great Cognac by understanding the region, the aging classifications, the major brands, and…
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There are several ways to find a great cognac. 

One is to have next door a wine shop or a bar specializing in spirits. 

The very best one way is touring the vineyard of Cognac, South-West of France.. 

Next to the major brands there are 200 craft producers willing to let you discover their estate with its traditional distillery. 

There you meet the owner and, with him or her, you taste family's products that have been aging for decades. 

 Amazing experience for cognac aficionados !

You don't know how to magae your tour : ask for a guide !
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