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Celebrating the Annual Cognac Cocktail Connexion at Solera, Paris

Cognac looks set to be the next spirit to break the traditional mould and hit the mainstream in Paris – and the annual Cognac Cocktail Connexion is largely responsible for this. Continue reading

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Cognac: Spirit of Place | Epilogue

Cognac (the place) and Cognac (the drink) both represent the best that southwestern France have to offer in terms of dedication to craft and tradition, impeccable taste and a desire to produce the highest quality spirit possible. Continue reading

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Cognac: Spirit of Place | Restaurants

Cognac isn’t just a great place for drink. The town has some amazing restaurants as well. Continue reading

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Cognac: Spirit of Place | Bar Luciole

Coolest bar in Cognac? It’s Bar Luciole, a relaxing and pared down venue set near the banks of the Charente River and recently co-launched by drinks industry superstar Tony Conigliaro (Bar Termini, Bar with No Name, and Untitled) and bartending wunderkind Guillaume Le Dorner. Continue reading

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Cognac: Spirit of Place | Remy Martin

Over the centuries, Remy Martin has been able to hone its craft, its image and its processes to become one of the biggest producers of Cognac. Continue reading

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Cognac: Spirit of Place | Les Freres Moine

A father and son business spanning more than 30 years, Les Freres Moine is run from an age-old farmhouse with a small distillery and cellar and vineyards across the countryside of Jarnac, an area about 10k from the city of Cognac that’s renowned for its vineyards and quality of wines and spirits produced there. Continue reading

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Cognac: Spirit of Place

Cognac. It’s a drink. It’s a place. It’s an experience to be savoured.

Or at least my summertime visit to the town of Cognac and vineyards sprawling across it nearby countryside was a memorably delicious trip. I was there to become better acquainted with the area’s eponymous spirit and the age-old traditions that have gone into making it such a distinctive drink. Continue reading

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Louis XIII Pop-Up Boutique at Harrods

Luxury Cognac Louis XIII by Remy Martin has launched its first ever pop-up boutique and taken over five of Harrods’ Brompton Road window displays. Continue reading

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Cognac Tasting at The Whisky Exchange

Cognac is perhaps the world’s most highly esteemed and least understood spirit. So the chance for a tasting with The Whisky Exchange buyer Dawn Davies MW at The Whisky Exchange’s Covent Garden flagship was one I relished. Continue reading

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Win a Big Bag o’ Booze for Free

Oh no! I’m running out of room in my liquor cabinet. And that’s especially good news for one lucky tikichris reader. Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 23 June 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 23 June 2011 Londonist, June 23, 2011 at 16:00 pm A taste of what’s what in recent and upcoming London food and drink news … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: 23 … Continue reading

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Cognac Cocktails, a Salvaged Banksy and the No Emissions Peugeot Prototype (Qype does London)

Cognac Cocktails, a Salvaged Banksy and the No Emissions Peugeot Prototype Qype does London, November 5th 2009 Starting off with cocktails and canapés in Mayfair and ending with … um … cocktails and canapés near Covent Garden (with a little … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Review: Bibendum’s B Festival ’09 (Londonist)

Wine Tasting Review: Bibendum’s B Festival ’09 Londonist, September 29, 2009 2:44 PM Today marked the first of two days of B Festival ’09 at the Primrose Hill office of trade and private client wine merchants, Bibendum. Sadly, this wine … Continue reading

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Tasty Mingling at Generation XO: The Tasting Sessions (Londonist)

Tasty Mingling at Generation XO: The Tasting Sessions Londonist, March 18, 2009 12:21 PM Deciding which is better, the 100 year old Courvoisier Initiale Extra or the 130 year old Hennessy Paradis is a splendid dilemma and just the sort … Continue reading

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