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Finding history in a glass of Cognac

We taste 19th century Cognac, Armagnac, Port and Madeira By ALAN J. WAX It was a once-in-a-lifetime tasting of liquid history. Twenty plus connoisseurs, spirits merchants, and media gathered in the cellar tasting room of the Brandy Library in Tribeca … Continue reading

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Collection of rare Cognacs, Armagnacs fails to sell at Christie’s NYC auction

Bidding on 39 bottles distilled from 1789 to 1977 does not meet reserve price of $100,000   By ALAN J. WAX A collection of liquid history remains unsold. The collection of 39 rare, historic bottles of Cognac and Armagnac went up … Continue reading

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