Visiting Cognac city in France is like taking a trip down history lane. With famous cognac houses tucked right next to each other the city provides a perfect set up for connoisseurs to indulge in this liquid gold. As we drove past neatly manicured vineyards in the outskirts of Cognac I was looking forward to a day at Maison Hennessy with Ambassador, Fabien Levieux and Head of Distilleries & Tasting Committee member Olivier Paultes.
I was invited recently, as a juror at the international competition-Spirits Selection 2015. The event took place between August 26th and 28th in Guiyang, China and received an entry of 1,395 spirits from 44 producer countries. These spirits were tasted (blind) and evaluated by 83 master blenders, buyers, importers, journalists and writers from the world... Continue Reading →