The Charente is the place to be for a Cognac and Pineau tasting. Pineau is a fortified wine made by blending grape juice with cognac. Nearly every producer runs tours of its distillery and caves.
Famous Cognac Houses
Renowned maisons like Courvoisier, Hennessy and Rémy Martin offer visitor experiences and tastings, while you can even try a master blender workshop at Camus. As for Martell, it has unveiled a cultural foundation with art exhibits. After taking in the thought-provoking art, head to the rooftop bar to sip a Cognac cocktail with 360-degree views over the historic town. www.tourism-cognac.com
Immerse yourself in the world of Cognac, explore the area’s lush vineyards and treat yourself to a dégustation with Cognac Tasting Tour. www.cognac-tasting-tour.com