Episode #10 – Brandy, Cognac, and Armagnac

Brandy, Cognac, and Armagnac – Episode #10

The Winervana Podcast

Brandy is one of the world’s oldest distilled spirits.  Learn about what it is, plus what distinguishes its best-known subgenre, Cognac, and Cognac’s lesser-known country cousin, Armagnac.

Near the end of the podcast, I mention the two most commonly used glasses for brandies.  You can see them here.

2:45: Early history
4:15: Production
7:00: Cognac
13:00: Amagnac
14:50: Glassware
15:30: A paradox