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Hannah Lanfear appointed UK Armagnac educator 

Spirits specialist and WSET educator Hannah Lanfear was appointed the new Armagnac educator for the UK last month, and will be working closely with Amanda Garnham of the BNIA (Bureau National Interprofessionnel de l’Armagnac).

Lanfear set up The Mixing Class in 2017, providing spirits classes to industry professionals. Lanfear is already well-versed in Armagnac, having hosted WSET classes on the subject at Brooklyn Bar Convent in the US. She also took part in the annual Armagnac competition in the region last year where she was a guest judge.

A new role will involve presenting Armagnac masterclasses and training sessions in London and around the UK.

Commenting on her appointment, Lanfear said: “Since travelling to Gascony during distillation season I have completely fallen for this historic brandy. Not only is it an immensely interesting spirit to study the production of, it has a wonderful depth of flavour and is utterly enigmatic in a cocktail. I am thrilled to be able to share the story of Armagnac in London.”

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