How to determine the age of brandy?
Hard standards, including the cognac age control system, are established by the National Interprofessional Cognac Bureau. Consumers can learn about the age (and quality) of cognac by the special designations…

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How not to blush in front of a Frenchman: Five myths about brandy
ROSkachestvo promised to check all the cognacs on the Russian market: from foreign premium brands to the cheapest varieties that are bottled in “chekushki” and “scale”. Erin Tuzmukhamedov, one of…

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Cognac - "health drink"
It has long been proven that cognac is not only a strong alcoholic drink, but also a therapeutic agent for many disorders and ailments. Being the most complicated mixture of…

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Table wine: what is it, useful, what are + how to choose

On sale you can find various types of drinks from grapes: dry and sweet, sparkling and quiet, seasoned and young. In some instances, the year and region of manufacture are indicated; in others, these data are not available. One of the many categories, which is presented in any outlet, are table wines. The group includes completely different drinks, combined with certain characteristics. What wines belong to the table category includes natural drinks from grapes with a low concentration of sugar and alcohol. Continue reading

White dry wine: what to do, how to choose and drink

Dry white wine is a drink containing not more than 0.3% sugar, as a result of which it has a pleasant sourness, which can differ in its intensity depending on the grape variety. It is noteworthy that this sort of wine can be made from various types of grapes, even black berries can be used.

What make white dry wine When producing any wine, the first thing to do is take care of the quality of the raw materials from which this drink is made. Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Riesling are considered the most popular grapes for white dry. Continue reading

Armagnac Jeannot: history, overview of species and tastes

Armagnac is one of three varieties of authentic French brandy. The other two include Calvados and Cognac. Armagnac is the oldest and oldest brandy in France and, possibly, all over the world. In the historical chronicles there are records in which it is said that the remains of distilleries dating back to the 14th century were found in this region. In 2010, Armagnac officially celebrated its 700th anniversary, celebrations were held around the world. Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Cognac
According to many doctors, the use of brandy, of course, in reasonable doses, can bring very tangible benefits to our health. At the same time, in some cases, cognac is…

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How to drink brandy?
French playwright Jean-Claude Briswil wrote the play "Dinner", where Talleyrand teaches Minister Fouche to drink cognac. There is a very curious scene: “With your permission, they do not drink cognac…

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White dry wine: what to do, how to choose and drink
Dry white wine is a drink containing not more than 0.3% sugar, as a result of which it has a pleasant sourness, which can differ in its intensity depending on…

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Bourbon Maker's Mark: a review of taste and brand
Maker’s Mark is a premium bourbon that has its own history and traditions. The company was established in 1840 in Kentucky and today is considered the oldest distillery in the…

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