Cognac Classics Week 2017

Hennessy has brought back their annual Cognac Classics Week and this year it’s even bigger. Besides New York City, the week hit in Chicago, Detroit, and Los Angeles. Bars in each of the cities have created a special cocktail with Hennessy VSOP Privilège. I went on a  preview of the week by participating in a Cognac crawl in Manhattan. The […]

Fondue Au Crémant Recipe

This fondue made with sparkling wine is perfect for the holiday season (or just because) when you are entertaining or if you just want some comfort food when you watch Netflix. Let’s just say it takes kitchen magick to a whole other level. Use your favorite crémant for this recipe. I recommend Louis Bouillot Perle Noir or Louis Bouillot Perle […]

CAMUS For Joie de Vivre

I’ve been talking a lot about cognac, Hennessy in particular, however there are so many cognacs to experience. Did you know there are over 200 cognac producers? That’s right…so much cognac, so little time.  I’m all about the samples that CAMUS sent to me. It’s a nice array from their V.S.O.P. to their cognac, Ile de Rie, made on an island […]

The 10th Edition of La Part des Anges Raised A Record Amount With Cognac

The 10th edition of the La Part des Anges charity auction of exceptional cognacs was held on night on September 22nd in Cognac, France, and raised a record amount for the Fondation Apprentis d’Auteuil, an organization which has benefited underprivileged youth and the most vulnerable families for 150 years. This charity auction, organized by the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac […]

Armagnac Champagne Cocktail

Next time you are craving a sexy and elegant cocktail, conjure up this Armagnac Champagne Cocktail. Armagnac is a brandy produced in France in the Armagnac region in Gascony. It’s the oldest distilled brandy in France. Distilled from wine, it is usually made from four grapes: Baco 22A, Colombard, Folle Blanche, and Ugni Blanc. This brown juice is similar to […]