Posted on 05/02/2015 by Mistercocktail

View of the Chateau Bourg-Charente and the Charente river

As a young brand ambassador working for Grand Marnier, I met Patrick Raguenaud, their Master Blender, for the first time in 2005 in Cognac. The family Marnier-Lapostolle had just renovated the Chateau Bourg-Charente (1609), which was purchased in 1921 and I was lucky to be amongst the very first guests. He showed us how they age the eaux-de-vie that would become the cognacs in the… Read more