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Five good reasons to come and take part in ‘Armagnac...

Today in Armagnac

Mark your diaries! From 4th to 7th October, Armagnac takes pride of place at the very chic Villa Mirasol in Mont-de-Marsan for the first edition of the ‘Armagnac Experiences’ campaign. In the wake of the Fête de la Gastronomie, this event will bring together producers, wine growers, oenologists, barmen, sommeliers and great lovers of Armagnac for four days of...

On your marks, get ready, mix and stir!

Today in Armagnac

Entries are still open for the first edition of the ‘ Armagnac Cocktail Challenge’ on 4th October in the superb setting of Villa Mirasol in Mont-de-Marsan. All industry professionals from the region are invited to take part in the promotion of the oldest eau-de-vie in France by reinventing it through a cocktail! With the same vision as the artisans in the Appellation,...

The 65th edition of the Talents of Armagnac competition :...

Today in Armagnac

Created in 1947 by Joseph Miquel, the Great Eaux-de-vie Competition in Eauze, renamed « Les Talents de l’Armagnac » in 2012, recognises the work of the men and women that give the identity, diversity and the richness to Armagnac. A testimony to their skill, expertise and rigor, this years Talents of Armagnac 65th edition, took place on 25th November also serves as...

La Flamme de l’Armagnac is alight

Today in Armagnac

At the end of the grape harvest, the alambics wake up and the roving distillers start their long journey through the vineyards… The distillation season can start ! Every year, the Flamme de l’Armagnac – that which lights the alambics so that they can bring forth the new vintage – travels the roads of the region.  Whilst the first drops of the new...

Armagnac will be at Tales of the Cocktail® again this year!

Today in Armagnac

Armagnac will be presented as one of the tasted products for the conference called "The greatest brandy is...", alongside Cognac, Brandy de Jerez and American Brandy, on Thursday, July 21 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm.   Armagnac fans, register and make Armagnac win! (Places are limited)   Presentation of the conference: You have your...

Armagnac Academies returns to New York

Today in Armagnac

After an over subscribed event last year, the educational programme ‘Armagnac Academies’ returns to the Astor Center, 399 Lafayette Street in central New York on Tuesday 8 th March 2016. Organised by the B.N.I.A. (Bureau National Interprofessionnel de l’Armagnac), the official Armagnac office in Gascony, Armagnac Academies is a day-long programme of lectures and...

[Press] The latest articles about Armagnac

Today in Armagnac

Here is a selection of articles you might enjoy reading about Armagnac...: Holiday drinks - The Menu 218 - Radio | Monocle Armagnac is number 1 in Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal’s ‘5 star’ best spirit of 2015! VinePair - Forget Cognac. Get To Know Armagnac, The Original French Brandy MyStatesman.com - Seeking a lively...

The alambics are lit in Armagnac !

Today in Armagnac

An early harvest, an early distillation… It is already upon us as tomorrow, Thursday 8 th October, the first alambics will be lit to bring forth this years new eau-de-vie. Just this once, it is in the Lot-et-Garonne that the first distillation of the year will take place. From Thursday the alambics will be lit to ‘burn’ the 2015 vintage.  The Ferme de...

2015 Spirits Results Released

Today in Armagnac

The 2015 results of the famous International Wine and Spirit Competition have just been released. Please find attached the results for the Armagnac category. For more info: http://www.iwsc.net