Saturday April 29 | 3:30 - 5:00pm
BCAE: Bay State Room
Sponsored By: Camus, Courvoisier, Hennessy, Pierre Ferrand Cognac, Reynaud-Cointreau
Presented By: Zahra Bates, Jordan Bushell, Sean Frederick, Alain Royer and Moderated by Ezra Star.
Cognac is a brandy, a region, an appellation, and to many, a complete mystery. Join Ezra Star, GM of Drink and renowned cognac enthusiast, as she convenes a panel of representatives from producers big and small. Explore the history, process, aging, and terminology of cognac with Alain Royer, Renaud-Cointreau Group VP of Development; Zahra Bates, National Brand Ambassador for Courvoisier; Jordan Bushell, Hennessy US Ambassador of Mixology and Brand Education; Sean Frederick, of Pierre Ferrand Cognac; and Camus. In addition to sharing their impressive knowledge of and passion for all things cognac, the presenters will lead a guided tasting of key expressions of their respective brands’ products, representing some of the world’s best cognacs in one room.