Taste Difference Between Brandy & Cognac

cognac brandy taste difference

What is the taste difference between brandy and Cognac? There is no definitive answer to the question because there are simply too many Cognacs and brandies to compare. Not only do you need to compare different geographical origins and production methods but also ages. Cognac is a brandy, so brandy and Cognac should taste pretty … Read more

Why Is Cognac More Expensive Than Whiskey?

Why is cognac more expensive than whiskey

What alcohol do you associate with luxury and extravagance? The front runner has to be Champagne. It goes hand in hand with celebrations and frivolity. Another contender is Cognac. Just as champagne is the Queen of sparkling wine, cognac is the King of spirits. So, what is it that makes cognac so expensive compared to … Read more

What Type of Alcohol is Cognac?

When someone hears “Cognac,” thoughts of expensive alcohol may come to mind. The price of a 750 ml bottle of LOUIS XIII Cognac is almost $4,000, although there are plenty of less expensive Cognacs! For beginners who may not be familiar with distilled spirits, one may ask, what type of alcohol is Cognac? Some may … Read more