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Exploring Cognac, France: Where to Play, Eat & Learn About the French Brandy

Sep 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri

You don't have to be a cognac lover to love spending a few days in Cognac, France, though it's quite probable you will become one by the end of your stay. From the breathtaking views of more than 170,000 acres of vineyards to the local cuisine to the historically rich cognac houses, this French city is a hidden gem in the countryside that delivers a much-needed break from the country’s overcrowded tourist attractions.

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Courvoisier Celebrates the Year of the Horse With $3.5k L’Essence Du Horse Cognac

Feb 8, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Courvoisier has gotten into the spirit of the Chinese New Year by offering a limited edition release of its most expensive bottle of cognac to date, the L’Essence de Courvoisier. Considering it's the Year of the Horse, they named this special offering L’Essence Du Horse and are planning to retail it for $3,500. 

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Jewelry Scion Evan Yurman Launches $1,500 Limited Edition L'Artisan Cognac

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Evan Yurman, son of David Yurman of the eponymous fashion jewelry dynasty, is turning his talents to the world of luxury spirits. Yurman, who ran the men’s jewelry and watches division at his father’s megabucks company, has teamed up with spirits expert and specialized importer Nicolas Palazzi to launch L'Artisan, an exclusive new brand of cognac. 

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Camus Cognac Celebrates 150 Years with $13,500 Limited Edition Decanter

Apr 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Camus, founded in France in 1863 and one of the the last independent, family-owned Cognac houses, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year with a truly luxurious offering. The Cuvée 5.150 from the Camus “Masterpiece Collection” is the culmination of five generations of cognac blending mastery and 150 years of artistic craftsmanship.... Read More

Louis XIII to Launch Rare Cask 42,6 Cognac for $23,000

Mar 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Louis XIII, one of the world’s most luxurious cognac brands, is launching a special limited edition bottling from a single “Rare Cask”, marking it as only the second time in the brand’s 140-year history that such an offering has been made available. Louis XIII, from the famed house of Rémy Martin, is a unique blend of over 1,200 eaux-de-vie sourced exclusively from Grande Champagne, the most prestigious “cru” in the Cognac region. The precious spirit is aged for up to a century in casks known as “tierçons”, an extraordinary example of which was discovered by Louis XIII’s cellar master and earmarked for this unparalleled edition.... Read More

Rémy Martin XO and La Maison du Chocolat Limited Edition Gift Box

Oct 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Two famed French brands, Rémy Martin and La Maison du Chocolat, have created a new limited edition gift box for lovers of both fine cognac and chocolate. Called "Mysteries of the Angels," only 250 of the exclusive sets will be available for sale worldwide this fall at select locations including Harrods in the UK.... Read More

Pierre Ferrand Cognac Launches 1840 Original Formula

Jul 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Pierre Ferrand is one of only a handful of Cognac houses in France specializing in old Cognacs from the coveted Grande Champagne region that are not blended with lesser varieties. They are coming out with a new bottling dubbed 1840 Original Formula, a "revival" Cognac Made in the style of the 19th century.... Read More

Rémy Martin Reveals Limited Edition Louis XIII Le Jeroboam

Jun 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The famed French house of Rémy Martin has just unveiled its latest luxe offering, the Louis XIII Le Jeroboam. Limited to just 100 bespoke decanters priced at about $23,000 apiece, the Le Jeroboam is filled with the renowned Louis XIII blend of over 1,200 fine and rare cognacs from the famed Grande Champagne region.... Read More

Classic Cognac Makes a Comeback: 1738 Accord Royal by Remy Martin

Jul 6, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Food & Spirits: As mixologists begin to blur the line between food and liquor, it's nice to see that some things haven't changed, like the 1738 Accord Royal by Remy Martin. ... Read More

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