Cognac Show may have been postponed, but we didn't let that stop us from having a show anyway! For two days The Whisky Exhange hosted virtual tastings and talks about France’s most famous spirit!
Virtual Tastings Friday April 24
- Cognac 101 with Dawn Davies, MW 5:30pm
- Classic Cognac Cocktails with Bar Luciole 6:30pm
In conversation with…
- Baptiste Loiseau, Cellar Master, Rémy Martin 7:30pm
Virtual Tastings Saturday April 25
In conversation with…
- Eric Forget, Cellar Master, HINE 2:30pm
- Alexandre Gabriel, Founder / Owner, Maison Ferrand 3:30pm
- Charles Braastad, Managing Director, Delamain Cognac 4:30pm
Virtual Tastings with Dawn Davies, MW
- The Many Faces of Cognac 5.30pm
- Calvados 101 6.30pm
Friday 24 April 2020, at 5.30pm (BST)
Let Master of Wine Dawn Davies guide you through the styles and categories of France’s most famous spirit, learning about how it’s made and what you should be looking for in a bottle. This set includes Perfect Measure sample bottles of ABK6 VS Single Estate Cognac, Hardy XO Fine Champagne Cognac, Camus VSOP Borderies, Frapin 1270 Single Estate, Courvoisier VSOP and Remy Martin 1738 Cognac.
The Many Faces of Cognac
Saturday 25 April, at 5.30pm (BST)
Cognac is a drink with many different styles, covering a huge range of character and flavour. Let Master of Wine Dawn Davies demystify its complexities, and lead you on a sensory journey through the diversity of France’s national spirit. This set includes Perfect Measure sample bottles of Pierre Ferrand 10 Generations, Vallein-Tercinier XO 46, H by Hine VSOP, Delamain Pale & Dry XO, Maxime Trijol XO and Chateau de Beaulon seven-year-old VSOP Cognac.
Saturday 25 April, at 6.30pm (BST)
Our guest spirit as this year’s Cognac Show is Calvados, Normandy’s hidden gem. Join Dawn Davies Master of Wine for a dive into this fruity spirit, understanding the styles, categories and flavours that combine to produce this underappreciated and misunderstood spirit, from orchard to glass. This tasting set includes Perfect Measure sample bottles of Christian Drouin Pale & Dry VSOP, Avallen Calvados, Pere Magloire XO Pays D'Auge, Michel Huard Vieux Calvados, Camut six-year-old Calvados and Somerset 10-year-old