MARKETING/DESIGN/CONSUMER TRENDS/INSPIRATIONS Cognac & Brandy News for Consumers & Industry Experts
When one thinks about cognac, brands like Hennessy, Remy Martin and Martell come to mind. These businesses have strived for centuries, and should be celebrated for their continuous and enduring resilience. These ‘houses’ have broadcasted many times their stories to large audiences.
Employees from these large brands often specialize in one aspect of cognac making, enabling the brand to excel on a large scale.
But this is not the only cognac brands one can taste, there are thousand of other brands that deserves attention as well – thousands of other independent cognac bottlers.
Single estate family owned vineyard since 1903, with 32 hectars of Petite Champagne planted with Colombard and Ugni-Blanc grapes but also some merlot grapes to make their home made ‘pineau des Charentes’.
1903: purchase of land
1955: first vignes
1962: first pot still with 900 liters capacity
1974: update of post still to 2500 liters.
1999: first estate bottling and business
Cognac Babin, Domaine Duraz SAS
Owner Stéphane BABIN
7, Chemin du Raz 17520
Tel. : 33 (0)5 46 49 53 60