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Kyle Jarrard's Cognac: The Seductive Saga of the World's Most Coveted PDF

By Kyle Jarrard

"Rich in historical past and admirable scholarship. . . . it is a tremendous grande champagne of a e-book, to be savored over and over."
-Patricia Wells, writer of The Provence Cookbook
Called the "brandy of the gods" via Victor Hugo, Cognac is a common image of refinement and caliber. within the first finished heritage of this celebrated drink, Kyle Jarrard charts Cognac's beginning within the 1500s and its transformation into the world's such a lot coveted brandy. alongside the best way, he unearths how Cognac distillers weathered winery die-offs, the German profession, and different demanding situations over the years-and deals a desirable behind-the-scenes examine Hennessy, Remy-Martin, Courvoisier, Martell, and different mythical brands.
For any Cognac lover, this attention-grabbing e-book will make the proper gift.
Kyle Jarrard (Paris, France) is a senior editor on the foreign usher in Tribune and writer of the hugely acclaimed novels Over There and Rolling the Bones.

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