This spirit is arguably the oldest in France. It was first distilled in the early to mid 15th century.
The growing and production area is situated in the area south of Bordeaux, in western France and has a long viticultural history stretching back to the Romans.
The Story of Spirits
Who would have thought that one of the world’s most prestigious Cognacs was first created by an Englishman from Beaminster in Dorset, England!
A man called Thomas Hine.
The Cognac they call Courvoisier
It started in the early 1800s with a chance meeting of two respected merchants who became business partners and created what is considered by some to be the finest superior Cognac in the world.
The men were Emmanuel Courvoisier and Louis Gallois.
The 5 main stages of Malt Whisky production:
Malting, Mashing, Fermentation, Distillation and Maturation.
But the main important ingredient in the whisky which nearly all distillers emphasize is the water!
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