We drank tannins out of a puddle at this tiny barrel-maker's property in Armagnac.
Most houses grow grapes or make wine or distill wine or age brandy, but Baron De Lustrac, or more accurately the company Millésimes et Tradition, they mostly bottle up single-vineyard, single-grape, single-vintage armagnacs that have been stored on the property where they were distilled.
A visit to the unique and artsy Chateau De Laubade armagnac house.
De Montal armagnac is made at this coop I visited in Gascony, France.
My visit to Domaine de Pellehaut armagnac was super quick, and so also is this post.
Maison Janneau armagnac is located near the town of Condom. It is the #1 exported brand of cognac.
A visit to the aging and blending facilities of the small armagnac brand Marquis de Montesquiou.
If cognac is tequila, armagnac is mezcal: Smaller, wilder, and more rustic. In this post I'll cover some of the differences between these two French grape brandies.