Cognac

Louis XIII Cognac to release Pharrell record in 100 years

Pharrell Williams has recorded a song with Louis XIII Cognac that will not be released until 2117 and that we will "only hear if we care" to highlight the threat of global warming.

Study of Frédéric Chopin’s Cognac-pickled heart reveals how he died

In a study, due to be published in full next year, scientists have finally determined the cause of death of celebrated composer Frédéric Chopin after being granted rare access to his heart that has been preserved in a jar of Cognac.

EU bans beer and saké to North Korea

The European Union has expanded its sanctions against North Korea this month, imposing more restrictions on alcoholic beverages to include saké and beer, in addition to wine and Champagne.

China to cut duty on Scotch by half

Four years after delivering a heavy blow to the world’s spirit producers, the Chinese government is giving them a leg up on Friday.

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