A Deluxe (Inexpensive) French Brandy Choice for Drinking and Cooking
Brandy-drinking weather may be blasting into most of the country, but I'd be hesitant to declare any sort of brandy season in subtropical Houston.
Champagne sales point to stable recovery at Gold Cup
Barry Geraghty riding Triolo D'Alene clear of the last to win The Hennessy Gold Cup Steeple Chase at Newbury Green shoots were visible in Newbury on Saturday for the 57th Hennessy Gold Cup.
It's surprising how easy it is to open a barrel of prized brandy. Cognac maker Roger Prisset stands in his storehouse next to a barrel promisingly chalked up "1962", and lifts off the wooden stopper with one hand - a tenth of the effort you'd need to uncork a weeknight wine.