How old are you, old man?
Age of brandy - almost the most important thing in the eyes of consumers. A well-known sexist joke says that a man should drink brandy older than the woman with…

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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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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 Baron Legrand: history, overview of species and tastes

The province of Gascony in France, which is also called the “Armagnac valley” has three subregions: Bas-Armagnac, Haut-Armagnac, Tenareze. Each of them is famous for its land and vineyards. But the most prestigious area for doing business is considered the Lower Armagnac (Bas-Armagnac). It is here that the famous Armagnac Baron G. Legrand (Baron Legrand) is produced. A brief history of the brand and the House of Lero History briefly Mark Armagnac Baron Legrand belongs to the Brandy House Lheraud (Lero). For the first time about this estate started talking in 1680, then the company was run by a certain Alexander Lero. Continue reading

Cognac

Cognac is a historical drink: it attracts and thickens information. Drink memory, if you will. He draws you into the story with a capital letter, but he himself, like a good poem, penetrates “under the skin.” With cognac, as an intelligent person with himself, is never boring. Cognac is a genre.

Cognac in the form in which it exists now, did not appear immediately. This drink, like many others that have a long history, has its predecessors and its “brothers”. Continue reading

Cognac classification by aging: western gradation
When buying brandy or even grape brandy made according to the cognac technology, one should have an idea about the classification of these drinks according to their aging time. As…

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The birthplace of brandy
Everyone knows that France is the birthplace of brandy, the country, the embodiment of love, beauty, harmony, the country of fine taste. Speaking of brandy, as a drink, you can…

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What happened before - brandy or armagnac?
The very first and, perhaps, the most obvious difference between Armanka and brandy lies in historical factors, that is, in the origin of these two drinks. Today it is for…

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Similarities and differences of cognac and armagnac
The question of what ties are connected cognac and Armagnac, worries many connoisseurs of the alcohol industry. This question is in many ways similar to the problem of chicken and…

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