“la dame de pique” looks like a fairy tale, or the title of a novel. Far from a well marketed storytelling, it’s a lovely tribute from a grandson to his grandfather who created this unique bewerage 50 years ago. In less than 2 years, Romuald Vincent has set up this family elixir in the trendy parisian bars and palaces. Welcome in his kingdom.
In september, stress and excitation slowly rise up in cognac region, harvest is soon coming. Ripeness checks and grapes tasting as such as weather forecasts are obviously determinant to decide of the due day, but it’s at once a decision based on feeling, and experience. Continue reading Preparing the harvest in cognac vineyards
After a grey and rainy june, rather unusal for the season, july came with sun and heat in its luggages.
First musical moment of the summertime in the region, the Cognac Blues Passion Festival. International blues, rock-pop headliners came in Cognac, such as emerging young artists, playing in the starry night. Iggy Pop, Marianne Faithfull, The Cranberries…. were present for this edition. It means for me that holidays are not so far right now. Continue reading Musical july in cognac