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It is  impossible to not have noticed that French brandy Cognac is one of the ‘buzz’ words in luxury goods right now. How on earth has Cognac managed to shrug off what the industry freely admits was a stuffy, ‘old boy’s brigade’ image and reinvent itself as one of the most coveted luxury products of the 21st century? Well, there’s actually no single answer to that. The new ‘golden age of Cognac’ boils down to a combination of reasons. The Eastern Influence In China, where success and social standing is not only judged by providing generous gifts to business associates, but also by the choice of drink in your hand (amongst other things), Cognac has been steadily gaining in popularity. As the country’s wealth increasingly rises, so does its citizens disposable incomes. Cognac in China has, along with Whiskey, become the tipple of choice for many, as the country forges…

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck was founded in 1785 by Florens-Louis Heidsieck. Since its creation, Champagne Piper-Heidsieck has always been associated with the greats and the goods…from Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, to Marilyn Monroe. About Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Piper-Heidsieck is one of the most awarded champagnes and benefits from the expertise of the celebrated winemaker Régis Camus, who has been awarded the “Sparkling Winemaker of the Year Trophy” six consecutive times by London’s prestigious International Wine Challenge, which underlines its efforts to be among the best made Champagne. Please see below a brief timeline of the history of the famous House of champagne… Its Origins Piper-Heidsieck is a Champagne house from the Champagne region of France, founded by Florens-Louis Heidsieck on July 16, 1785 in Reims. The Heidsieck name was combined with the Piper name in October 1839. After the passing of founder Florens-Louis Heidsieck in 1828, his nephew, Christian Heidsieck, and his…