Cognac: Brandy of the Gods
Saturday, May 21st, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Bay State Room
Sponsored by: Pierre Ferrand, Hennessey, Camus, Frapin, Courvoisier
Referred to by some as “The Spirit of Kings,” cognac is a brandy, a region, an appellation, and yet it remains, to many, a complete mystery. Join Ezra Star, GM of Drink and renowned cognac enthusiast, as she convenes a panel of industry representatives from producers big and small. Together in Boston for the first time ever, presenters will include: Guillaume Lamy, Vice President Sales of the Americas at Pierre Ferrand Cognac; Jordan Bushell, Hennessy US Ambassador of Mixology and Brand Education; Josh Groom, Camus Cognac Global Brand Ambassador; Alain Royer, Renaud-Cointreau Group VP of Development; and Zahra Bates, National Brand Ambassador for Courvoisier. In addition to sharing their impressive knowledge and enthusiasm for all things cognac, presenters will lead a guided tasting of key expressions of their respective brands’ product of the best cognacs in the world.
This is a tasting class, expect to taste through a selection of cognacs.