Cognac Jean Luc Pasquet celebrates the Birkebeinerrennet

cognac spécialement dédié à un moment de l'histoire de la Norvège

Birken AS has recently announced that “due to the strong official covid-restrictions”, the organization “…is forced to cancel the Birkebeinerrennet famous ski race this year, reporting to 2022 on march 19th…” If unfortunately this legendary ski race is postponed, all the norwegian and cognac lovers, can however celebrate the moment with this “Jean Luc Pasquet […]

Migratory birds on the way back to north

migratory birds

Here they are back ! The last north-south flights took place early december. And since a couple of weeks, thousands of migratory birds, common cranes and geese fly right above us in the opposite side. We heard the flight before we can see it : “Krrou, krouu ” an incessant and noisy sound , then […]

Distillation time

Day and night till march 31st, distillers live according to the tempo of theirs stills and  process  called “double chauffe” or “repasse” in french,  i.e two separate heatings, in a special “charentais” copper still. The distillation is a particular moment which appeals to emotional senses of sight and smell :  a sweety temperature near the stills, the slow […]

New artistic collaboration for Maison Hennessy

Welcome in the new lunar year celebrating the ox, symbol of openness, talent and confidence. This year, Maison Hennessy commissioned the renowed chinese artist Liu Wei to work on the XO and VSOP limited edition 2021 dedicated to this event. The contemporary artist has been fascinated by the story of Maison Hennessy, since its fouding. […]

One week, feet in water

2021 flood is already in a good place in the ranking of the 10 most significant ones of the past 100 years! During winter time, when the weather is particularly rainy, the Charente river often overflows fields and vines and some roads close to it, but it remains without any tough consequences. People who live […]