About Us

A new generation of Cognac lovers is born.

They don’t wear tweed, nor do they smoke cigars. We’re sister and brother, Sophie and Max, and we are part of this generation, hoping to rejuvenate the world of Cognac. To us, Cognac resembles a unique mix of different values: While its tradition and cultural heritage is closely tied to the French Charente-region, we find that Cognac still speaks to young internationals that demand complexity, sophistication, and variety in what they experience and create.

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Brother & sister Sophie and Max

Over half a century ago, our grandparents acquired an agricultural property in the Cognac region. Our family roots now extend back three generations. We both feel very attached to this part of the world and to the Cognac production here, which is present in all areas of life.

Our farm in the Cognac region (photography from 1990’s)  

Harvest image from the 1950’s

Alongside walnut and apple plantations, our family farmed wine and distilled Cognac. Since we can remember, friends and neighbors have made Cognac and shared their secrets with us, traditions that had been passed down to them over generations. Cognac Expert honors these traditions by tying together our love for the region, ambition to innovate, and fascination with sharing knowledge globally via the internet.

Harvest helpers in the courtyard of our farm (photography from 1960’s)

We really appreciate your comments, questions, and suggestions. So please continue contributing to the Cognac Expert community – read about our 5th anniversary and the award we received. Follow us on InstagramTwitter and Facebook.

We really appreciate your comments, questions, and suggestions. So please continue contributing to the Cognac Expert community.

Drink responsibly, and always in style.

Sophie & Max

 

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