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Drinks, Events

May 25, 2012 |
HINE Cognac Tasting with Per Even Allaire

The town of Cognac in France might seem a little sleepy to the visitor but along the banks of the river Charentes lie several Cognac Houses steeped in history and tradition. The house of HINE is one of the oldest in Jarnac and little has changed in its cellars in 250 years. Like many Cognac [...]

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Drinks, Travel

July 20, 2010 |
Cognac: Visiting Martell, Hennessy and Otard Dupuy

After leaving Bordeaux, we take the RN137 up to Pons then along the picturesque D732 that lead us to Cognac. This small, somnolent town lying on the gentle banks of the Charentes river offers the visitor tours and tastings at the major Cognac houses such as Martell, Hennessy,  Otard and Hine. It enjoyed its prime [...]

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