Tag: cognac

Japanese Lawmaker Asked to Resign for Suggesting War While Drunk on Cognac

Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images; jeka1984 via iStock/Getty Images Plus In May, Japanese lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama took a trip to the islands off the coast of Japan, where he visited the home of a Russian family and did as many of us do while enjoying another’s hospitality: He drank—at least 10 glasses of cognac, […]

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Picking Apart The Differences Between Brandy And Cognac On National Cognac Day

Getty Image Generally speaking, brandy and cognac are often lumped together. This is understandable, given the similarities between the two spirits, but their differences are worth making note of. Depending on the distillery or even the particular bottle, you might see a massive chasm between the two or virtually no difference at all. It’s a […]

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