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Monthly Archives: October, 2010

Cognac In Canada: BC Hospitality Foundation’s “Dish ‘N Dazzle” Fall Fundraiser Features Bartender Shakedown With Barman Shaun Layton (L’Abattoir, Vancouver) Crafting A “Devil’s Advocaat” Made With Hennessy VO

  “…Shaun Layton (L’Abattoir, Vancouver) crafted homemade Advocaat with Hennessy VO for his satin smooth “Devil’s Advocaat.”   Anyone still seeking proof of Vancouver’s blossoming cocktail culture need look no … Continue reading

October 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mixing Cognac: Colin Peter Field Is Considered “The World’s Best Barman By Forbes Magazine” And Prepares The World’s Most Expensive Cognac Cocktail, The Ritz Sidecar At The “Hemingway Bar” At The Ritz Hotel In Paris

 They ask Colin to prepare an iced flute and shake a mix of cognac, amaretto and lime juice. He is suitably impressed. “VSOP or XO for the cognac?” he asks, … Continue reading

October 30, 2010 · 2 Comments

Marketing Cognac: British Group Diageo Seeks To Acquire Control Of Moet Hennessy From LVMH But The Price Will Be Steep

Adding the world’s largest champagne and cognac house to Diageo makes sense as the British group already sells the world’s top brands in whisky, vodka, gin, tequila and liqueurs with … Continue reading

October 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Marketing Fine French Cognacs: LVMH Hennessy Developed “Hennessy: Blending Of Art” To Fuse Artistic Talent And “A Blend Worthy Of Hennessy”

 LVMH HENNESSY tapped the KDU to develop their most expansive artist collaboration to date. Questlove and Aerosyn-Lex, A-Trak and Dust La Rock, Steve Aoki and PJ Richardson, Kid Sister with … Continue reading

October 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Cognac In Manila: “Hennessy Artistry” To Sponsor Top Philipine Musical Bands Such As Pupil, Kjwan And True Faith As “Artistry” Enters 5th Year

“Hennessy offers this unique opportunity to see talented musicians from radically different worlds sharing the pleasure of performing their music together, just as Hennessy elaborates its cognacs, combining the best … Continue reading

October 26, 2010 · Leave a comment

Marketing Fine French Cognac: Rapper “T.I.” Is Dropped As A Spokesman By Remy Martin After Violating Probation And Beginning An 11-Month Prison Sentence

“Sometimes the ‘road to redemption’ is a difficult path,” read a statement from the high-end cognac-maker. “Regrettably, we will not be able to continue collaborating with T.I. at this time. … Continue reading

October 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Cognac In New York: “Lingerie New York 2010” Hosted By Seven Bar Foundation Is Sponsored by Hennessey Cognac Which Presented The “Hennessey Black ‘Light Goddess’ Corset (Video)

On October 21st at Cipriani 42nd Street, celebrities and notables gathered at LINGERIE New York 2010, hosted by the Seven Bar Foundation to raise funds to support microfinancing for women. … Continue reading

October 23, 2010 · Leave a comment