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Cognac, a world to discover, taste and enjoy

Cognac, a world to discover, taste and enjoy

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English and French

About your host

After having traveled extensively in Asia where I lived for 10 years, I returned to France to create "Cognac Tasting Tour", a DMC & travel agency. I live in the heart of the Cognac vineyard where all my neighbors are vine growers and distillers. I followed a training of distiller and I am certified "Cognac Educator" by the National Bureau of Cognac. I have tested cognacs from around a hundred…
Jean-Luc
Jean-Luc
Jean-Luc
Jean-Luc

What we’ll do

After having covered the two thousand years of history of cognac and its vineyard, you will experience the aromatic richness of cognacs by testing your sensory abilities in the manner of a perfumer. I will introduce you to one of the thousand and one ways to enjoy a cognac, frosted, as a cocktail, during a meal, alone or as an accompaniment to a dish. During the final tasting, you will discover…

What else you should know

The tasting may be olfactory only, even though cognacs have been selected for their smoothness and their subtile character. A tasting kit is given to each participant.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
3 cognacs, 6 to 25 years of ageing A bottle of water is given to each participant to accompany the tasting

What to bring

Participants must be curious about discovering new aromas and flavors.

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Where you'll be

Our tasting workshop takes place in a former cognac storage located in a hamlet dating back to the 18th century, surrounded by vineyards and transformed into a guest house. The neighboring wine estates of the house are part of prestigious brands of cognac. The landscape, arriving and leaving the workshop, allows you to discover beautiful hills covered with vineyards with two churches of the 12th and 13th remarkable by their Romanesque style: two photo spots of Charente.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

The tasting may be olfactory only, even though cognacs have been selected for their smoothness and their subtile character. A tasting kit is given to each participant.
Jean-Luc
spirits tasting
Cognac, a world to discover, taste and enjoy
1 review
£36 per person
1 review
£36 per person