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The Museum of Cognac History

Where could you taste fine cognac surrounded by original things of French viticulturists and vintners? What do you think? We bet you thought you had to visit France. Wrong, it’s far easier. We offer you to become a real gourmet of such a noble beverage after visiting the only museum in Russia of Cognac history in Moscow.

The long way of this noble beverage appearing, from a vine and oak casks producing to a mature vatted cognac, is represented in the museum. Guests of the museum may see original tools of viticulturists and hoopers, secret outfit of cognac makers, darkling cognac storage and the gem of the collection is the ancient Charante alembic or a still created in 1990. As if by magic amazing air of the museum and true stories about each piece of the exhibition bring cognac lovers into France, into the magic world of wine-makers whose skills and experience are handed down from generation to generation and shrouded behind a veil of secrecy.

Шарантский аламбик в музее истории коньякаUniqueness: all the displayed museum pieces are authentic collected in Cognac, a French region, a historical home of the beverage.

Democratic character: you may hand an original tool of viticulturists and hoopers as well as take photos with it as mementos.

Modernity: the museum was built in 2007 and lies in a typical house of French wine-makers. Stylish interior is harmoniously completed by ancient household items and an educational exhibit with most singular things.

Cognitive character: in the end of the excursion guests experience tasting art, learn to distinguish flavor and bouquet contrasts of new and mature cognacs, to serve and combine cognac with gastronomic dishes.

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News

Addition to the Museum of Cognac History collection

In the end of 2010 a new museum piece appeared in the Museum of Cognac History. It was a real wine-meter Bernado of XIX century. The acquisition was placed in the uniquecollection of tools and household things of wine-makers from Cognac. Read more >

Exceptional day and night at the Museum of Cognac History

On the 15 of May Moscow rollicked celebrating the International Museum Day at dark. In the centre of the capital there were heaps of people trying hardest to become familiar with culture and knowledge. At the same time in the north of Moscow the only Museum of Cognac History in Russia created a pacific atmosphere of the French region Cognac. The Museum’s doors were open for all the guests from 2 p.m. till 2 a.m. During this time more than 500 visitors could take a look at the unique collection. Read more >

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