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It’s World Cognac Day: how to celebrate cognac all year round

As part of the World Cognac Day, we propose several ways to taste and discover the French spirit par excellence.

Today, June 4, we celebrate the World Cognac Day, we propose you several plans that you can enjoy all year long if you are in the city of Cognac. New mixology experiences, learning workshops that will allow you to get to know cognac in depth and how your personality fits with this drink and spiritourism, as well as visits to the heart of the cellars.


For mixology enthusiasts:

Cognac has so much to offer when it comes to mixology. Gather all your senses to discover cognac in cocktails during the World Cognac Day.

Le Luciole Experience – “Discovering Cognac in Cocktails”

Get behind the bar and create your own cocktails for an afternoon with the help and advice of experts in the field. Come and learn all the secrets and techniques of making Cognac.

Who is it for? For spirits lovers who want to discover Cognac in a creative and fun way.

Where? 14 place du Solençon, 16100 Cognac.

When? Every week during the high season, on request during the low season.

Price? 35 euros per person.

More info here


Experience Bar Louise – “My Cognac personality”

Spend an hour with a Cognac Educator* to determine your tasting profile and get all the keys to the world of Cognac.

Who is it for? Fans of Chinese portraits.

Where? 1 place François premier, 16100 Cognac.

When? All year round without reservation from 5pm.

Price? My Cognac Profile : 49 euros.

More info at 05 45 81 70 11 /


Experience Château Montifaud – “Visit the cocktail”

Equipped with a shaker given to you upon arrival at the estate, compose your cocktail during a sensory visit. The discovery of the ingredients that will compose the cocktail is done along the way, from the vine to the glass!

Who is it for? Creative people, young and old, who want to awaken their senses.

Where? 36 route d’Archiac, 17520 Jarnac-Champagne.

When? Experience on reservation every day, from April to September.

Price? 35 euros per adult and 5 euros per child from 6 to 17 years old.

More info here


For the explorers :

Tours, discoveries, places full of history, here are some options.

Baron Otard Experience – “Château Royal de Cognac”

Visit the castle, including the rooms usually closed to the public, thanks to a sensory tour to (re)discover the history and the cognacs of the house, punctuated by gourmet breaks to end on the terrace of the king’s apartments with a breathtaking view of the Charente.

Who is it for? Curious visitors and heritage enthusiasts.

Where? Château Royal de Cognac, 127 Boulevard Denfert Rochereau, 16100 Cognac.

When? On request.

Price? On request.

More info here


Courvoisier Experience – “The Essence of Courvoisier

Visit the museum as well as the château and its cellars, and plunge into the heart of the history of the House and its know-how.

Who is it for? History and heritage lovers.

Where ? 2 place du Château, 16200 Jarnac.

When ? By appointment from Tuesday to Saturday from May 4, 2021 to October 2, 2021.

Price ? 55 euros per person.

More info here


Boinaud Experience – “XO’dysée” by Quad

Admire the most beautiful views of the Grande Champagne vineyard during a quad ride, ending with a visit to the production site and a wine tasting.

Who is it for? Fans of motorized activities and atypical landscapes.

Where? 140 rue de la Bonne Chauffe, 16130 Angeac-Champagne.

When? Experience by appointment only.

Price? On request.

More info at 07 64 50 28 47 (hospitality service) /


For food lovers

Delight your taste buds with these gastronomic experiences.

Experience La Ribaudière – “From the soil to the plate… “

Become a Michelin-starred chef for a day, starting with the discovery of the truffle fields and the local fish farm before getting into the kitchen, guided by Thierry Verrat, Michelin-starred for 25 years, and his son Julien Verrat: selection of a truffle and Cognac pairing, creation of the “Cognac drunken blue lobster” and a Cognac chocolate pie to finish!

Who is it for? Gourmets, from the novice to the expert.

Where ? 2 place du Port, 16200 Bourg-Charente.

When ? From December to March: by reservation.

Price ? 290 euros per person.

More info here


Chais Monnet Experience – Culinary Journey

Enjoy a gastronomic menu “blind”, accompanied by cognacs selected by the head sommelier, to sublimate each signature dish
of the chef. A culinary journey guaranteed for the taste buds!

Who is it for? Epicureans looking for a new gastronomic experience.

Where? Les Foudres gastronomic restaurant at the Hôtel Chais Monnet & Spa, 16100 Cognac.

When? By reservation with the restaurant.

Price? According to the selected menu.

More info here


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.


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