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Château Royal de Cognac

Home of Baron Otard Cognacs, birthplace of of one of France’s most illustrious kings, François I’s and Historic Monument, Le Château Royal de Cognac opens its doors to you for visits to the heart of two Histories: The History of France and the history of Baron Otard Cognacs.
If you’re looking for unforgettable and exclusive experiences, “Royal Heritage” will allow you to botlle your own prestigious Cognac, the “Gourmet Savours” Experience will invite you to embark on a sensory journey, “Baron Otard connoisseur” will introduce you to the art of tasting as our Cellar Master does, and much more.

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Hennessy

Whether you are a casual tourist or cognac connoisseur, Hennessy invites you to enjoy a unique treat for your senses in Cognac between the two sides of the Charente river. A modern and authentic visit to discover 250 years of history and savoir faire. A tasting of Hennessy’s iconic cognacs and the unique Hennessy Boutique in the world complete your experience.
From June 19th 2020, from Tuesday to Saturday, we propose our Visite Signature, a tour which includes a boat cruise, the visit of our cellars and, the tasting of our cognacs Hennessy Very Special (neat and on the rocks) and Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège (neat and cocktail). From July 15th 2020, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Hennessy X.O (created in 1870), our new spaces Hennessy X.O Club present the origins of this iconic cognac with historical documents and pieces, and propose several exceptional tastings of Hennessy X.O.

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Martell

En plus de sa nouvelle visite interactive « Martell The Journey », la plus ancienne des grandes Maisons de cognac offre un panel d’ateliers & expériences, à commencer par la découverte de son vignoble & distillerie grâce à la visite « Martell Borderies » ou bien sa tour emblématique, ancienne mise en bouteille, à travers la visite « Inside Martell ». Autre possibilité, participer à un atelier cocktails, ou au remplissage d’une montre (bouteille de 20cl) dans l’un de ses plus anciens chais, ou bien apprendre les clefs de la réussite d’un Maître assembleur grâce à l’expérience « devenir un expert des cognacs Martell ». Enfin, deux visites sont proposées exclusivement aux Chais Monnet : « L’icône Cordon Bleu », qui vous amènera à découvrir sous toutes ses formes l’emblématique cognac de la Maison, et « Martell à travers les siècles » : une immersion inédite et privée accompagnée d’un expert de la Maison.

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Camus

Conducted Tastings :
Discover the most intensely aromatic cognacs through multiple conducted tasting options : the crus, the vintages, the Borderies, horizontals, and verticals of our products.
Discover the World of Cognac :
A guided tour of our family-owned Maison and its passion : a journey through each step in the production of Cognac, from the grape to glass.
Master Blender workshop :
An unforgettable experience: become a Master Blender and create your own cognac. Return home with your own personalized bottle of truly unique cognac to share with your friends.

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Remy Martin

The House of Rémy Martin offers various approaches to discover its collection of cognacs and ancestral crafts.
2 classic visits, of the historic House in Cognac or the production Estate in Merpins, followed by a VSOP and XO tasting served with gourmet accompaniments.
9 thematic programmes for each and every one, whatever one’s interests and desires, to live a singular experience around lunch, a cocktail or chocolate workshop, or a ceremonial tasting of our cognac Louis XIII.

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The Cognac Discovery

Spend a day discovering the secrets of Cognac production and the beauty of our region, starting with personalised tasting session at a famous Cognac house, followed by a gourmet lunch at Hôtel Chais Monnet and an afternoon tour of one of the largest vineyards in France.

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Around the Oak

Enjoy an afternoon at the famed Cognac house of the Monk Brothers (Les Frères Moine), where you will witness the ancient craft of barrel-making and discover the subtleties of cognac distillation, finishing the experience with an exclusive Cognac or Pineau tasting.

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Discover Cognac’s vineyards

Spend a day exploring Cognac’s vineyards on board one of our classic 2CV Citroen cars or on an electric bike with visits to some of the region’s most famous Cognac houses, a gourmet picnic, and a tour of the Bouteville Factory to observe the production of oak-aged balsamic vinegar.

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Cognac’s specialties

Discover the gourmet delights of the Cognac region with a guided tour of Pineau François Premier, followed by a tasting and gourmet picnic lunch. In the afternoon, you will learn about the production of Cognac’s caviar at Gensac La Pallue and try four mature varieties.