Throw a Baller Big Game Party with This Super Expensive Menu

Reasons you may want to throw the ultimate luxury blowout Super Bowl bash this year: 1. You have recently come into some fortune and want to demonstrate to your friends and family just what kind of...

"Why Ultra-Aged Spirits are Ripping You Off"

by patsully 2 years ago

"If you sip a 40-year-old Bourbon or 50-year-old Scotch, you’re basically sipping on oak tannins, bragging rights, a sense of history and little else." I've always assumed as much, but good to h...

ZERO idea how old this bottle of Cognac is... but I tasted it

by seefoo 3 years ago

my grandmother had this bottle. my mom then moved it from home to home. eventually it ended up in my hands. i halfheartedly asked around, and searched "the Google" for it, but whatever. a few m...

Batch sazerac

by akdad 4 years ago

Looking to do a batch of sazeracs and for cost reasons I would like to use one 750 ml bottle to produce thirty two 1 oz drinks. I was considering the following recipe: 750 ml (25oz) cognac 2 oz...

Question about Remy Martin Champagne Cognac.

by FoodChic 13 years ago

We have a bottle of Question about Remy Martin Fine Champagne Cognac VSOP that we've had for at least 13 years... and it's still unopened. It has no date on the bottle anywhere to tell me it's real...

cognac for cooking!

by queue 16 years ago

anybody have a recommendation for a good cognac suitable for cooking? e.g., within reason, costwise. also, it should be something readily available as i am planning on picking it up at the airpor...

Can I drink this or should I sell it?

by harpoon 6 years ago

Hey all, I just received two bottle of wine and a bottle of cognac from my dad. He found them in a corner of his backroom. I just need to know if they are drinkable or, even better, sell-able. ...

Cognac and the classic cocktail- The Sidecar

by uselesscamper 13 years ago

My exploration of wine led me to branch off to Cognac. My current favorite is Courvoisier V.S.O.P. The aromas seem refined & complex, the alcohol isn't overwhelming; the flavors are again complex, ...

Cognac performance in Asia ‘disappointing’

by zin1953 6 years ago

"While Cognac exports have risen rapidly in Europe and North America in the three months to the end of July, the unsteadiness of the Asian market remains. "Global Cognac shipments increased 19.5...

The Best Place to Sample Champagne in Paris Is...The Airport?

by zin1953 6 years ago

"A rare selection of the world’s finest champagnes and cognacs can be found in a surprising place—an airport. "For travelers passing through Air France’s terminal 2E at Paris's Charles de Gaulle...

Suntory sells Louis Royer Cognac for €100m

by zin1953 6 years ago

"Suntory has sold its Louis Royer Cognac brand to France’s Terroirs Distillers for €100 million (£74m). "Its sale was resulted from a review of its portfolio following the company’s $16 billion ...

Martell VSOP disappeared?

by BobB 6 years ago

I haven't seen it at any of my usual liquor stores in months. When I asked at one, they said it's because the Japanese have gone nuts for it, so the makers ship it all there where they can get more...

Emperador moves to buy Louis Royer Cognac

by zin1953 6 years ago

Well, it *has* "underperformed" for BeamSuntory . . .

Rémy Cointreau reels as Cognac holds back growth

by zin1953 7 years ago

Cognac sales plummet even as sales of other spirits rise . . .

Buoyant US fails to halt Cognac slide

by zin1953 7 years ago

The US is still the number one export market, but . . .

substituting different liquor in recipes

by Wendy Lai 20 years ago

Can any one tell me if it's okay to substitute different type of liquors in various recipes? I don't want to go out and buy a bunch of different kind. I have a big bottle of congnac, can it be us...

Frapin adds quarter-century Cognac

by zin1953 7 years ago

Vintage-dated Cognac, once illegal, remains a rare item . . .

Cognac should chase terroir over fashion

Cointreau releases Cognac expression

by zin1953 7 years ago

Personally I would have kept the original name . . .

Are there brandies/cognacs/armagnacs as good as French ones made elsewhere?

by gfr1111 7 years ago

Ever since I was in my twenties, my hard liquor of choice has been French brandy. By "brandy," I mean cognac, armagnac, and any other "nacs" made in France. The good ones, like Courvoisier, Henne...

Cognac from Uruguay?

by RicRios 14 years ago

Just came across this peculiar statement in the Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognac_(drink) "The region of Cognac, divided up into six growth areas, or crus (singular cru), covers ...