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The Future of 3 Brown Liquors: Cognac, Rum & Whisky
Mar 23, 2019

Cognac News

The Future of 3 Brown Liquors: Cognac, Rum & Whisky
When it comes to brown liquor drinks, the market has never looked so buoyant. Sales of Whisky, Rum and Cognac continue to rise. And this is despite the tensions of various trade wars, and countries...
6 Reasons Why Whisky Is Now France’s Favorite Drink Ahead of Cognac
Mar 18, 2019

Cognac News

6 Reasons Why Whisky Is Now France’s Favorite Drink Ahead of Cognac
Being that Cognac is the world’s favorite brandy, it would make sense, so you’d think, for it to be the national drink of the country that creates it. But actually, nothing could be further from...
9 Types of Brandy: All You Need To Know
Mar 06, 2019

The Brandy Blog

9 Types of Brandy: All You Need To Know
Whilst we are, naturally, champions of the wonder that is Cognac, we can’t love our classic French export without acknowledging that that the world does boast some other great brandies. Of course,...
Hennessy’s Chinese Masterpiece with Guang-Yu Zhang
Feb 28, 2019

Cognac News

Hennessy’s Chinese Masterpiece with Guang-Yu Zhang
The skill of producing great Cognac has much in common with all other forms of the arts. It takes a special kind of person to be able to turn thoughts and ideas into something tangible, that you...
Case Closed: A Louis Vuitton Trunk for Hennessy Paradis Impérial
Feb 14, 2019

Cognac News

Case Closed: A Louis Vuitton Trunk for Hennessy Paradis Impérial
You may well be familiar with the work of art that is Arik Levy’s new XO Mathusalem case for Hennessy’s iconic Cognac. But are you aware of the collaboration with Louis Vuitton that sees three...
The Big 4 Cognac Houses: What’s the Difference?
Feb 07, 2019

Cognac News

The Big 4 Cognac Houses: What’s the Difference?
The names of Hennessy, Martell, Courvoisier, and Rémy Martin, or the Big 4 Cognac Houses are instantly recognizable wherever in the world you might be. Indeed, these top four Cognac maisons...

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The Making Of: Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Limited Edition Cognac
Nov 23, 2018

Sophie & Max

The Making Of: Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Limited Edition Cognac
Well, the secret’s out: The first bottles of Cognac Expert’s Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Limited Edition Cognac have already made their way across the globe to their new owners. If you’ve not yet...
Launch Day: Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Limited Edition Cognac
Oct 30, 2018

Cognac News

Launch Day: Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Limited Edition Cognac
We’re truly excited to announce the launch of Sophie & Max Sélection N° 2 Cognac, an EXTRA quality Cognac from an extra special producer. Sélection N° 2 was specially selected by Sophie and Max and...
Preview Launch of the Fondation d’Entreprise Martell
Jul 06, 2018

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Preview Launch of the Fondation d’Entreprise Martell
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Almost sold out! Sophie & Max’s Sélection Nº 1 Limited Edition X.O.
Feb 23, 2018

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Almost sold out! Sophie & Max’s Sélection Nº 1 Limited Edition X.O.
We’re now well into 2018 and it’s almost three months since we launched our very first, very own Sophie & Max Sélection Nº 1 X.O.–a Limited Edition Cognac available only to our beloved Cognac...
Launch Day: “Sélection Nº 1” Limited Edition X.O. by Sophie & Max
Nov 21, 2017

Cognac News

Launch Day: “Sélection Nº 1” Limited Edition X.O. by Sophie & Max
We are absolutely delighted, and extremely proud, to announce the launch of Sélection Nº 1, especially bottled for us by André Petit et Fils. Buy Sélection Nº 1 in our online shop. Sophie just got...
THE MAKING OF: Cognac Expert’s Sélection Nº 1 Limited Edition Cognac
Nov 10, 2017

Cognac News

THE MAKING OF: Cognac Expert’s Sélection Nº 1 Limited Edition Cognac
You won’t believe this…but we are scheming our very first, very own, very exclusive, truly LIMITED EDITION Cognac. The labels are being produced as we speak, the (still) secret blend is being...

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Cognac Expert:
A short history

Our website is a close knit project, run by a family that's been living in the Charente region for over 50 years.

Coming from an agricultural background, our grandfather having farmed and owned a vineyard, we've always been dedicated to the Cognac region, the people and naturally, to the drink we all know as Cognac. We have great admiration not only for the bigger houses such as CourvoisierCamus and Hine, but also the smaller, family Cognac producers.

One day we were driving through the vineyards close to Blanzac, in the Fins Bois region, when we discovered a small producer we'd never seen or heard of before: This led us to think that there are so many brands out there that people don't know about. Neighbours, producers and friends have since introduced us to the wide field of different brandies and the whole Cognac experience. For example, one evening at a dinner in the neighbourhood our host presented a seemingly simple VSOP. And it also came with an anecdote about a winegrower who wanted to convince the cellar master of Hennessy that he could produce a great blend, so he created that particular VSOP solely with that in mind. It was a fantastic blend... but one couldn't buy it. It was situations such as this that led us to the idea to start a blog about the most famous of all brandies, Cognac. In the beginning we just started with a small blog, with a short piece reporting about the latest VS Cognac our father had brought home.

Today it's a much more than a blog; it's a website with a list of all cognac brands and producers, bottles and products, as well as a place that users on a global scale can exchange and talk about their experiences like a dedicated Cognac platform for China.

These days we regularly visit estates from André Petit and Bache-Gabrielsen to Rémy Martin and Martell, have the privilege to taste rare Vintage or XO Cognacs; and we can exchange with enthusiasts and professionals worldwide. It's fantastic.

We created this website to share the unbelievable diversity of brandy brands and producers with an international readership, and we must say - it works!

Sophie and Max