In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It helps to have lots of vodka, gin, scotch, brandy, and cognac for all to swill down.
- There is an opinion that the addition of extra ingredients to a bottle of wine, or to single malt whiskies and cognacs, is an insult to the winemaker or distiller.
- The sunken wet bar was stocked with 20-year old Italian red wines and expensive cognacs, brandies and Scotch whiskeys.
- This does not have the complexity of great cognac, but it will hit the spot for most palates.
- I was given a heavy chef's knife to split it down the middle, before preparing a mixture of shallots, tomatoes, cheese, wine and cognac for the grill.
- Further south the heady brew is cognac, aged in oak casks and sought out by connoisseurs around the world.
- A table at the bottom compared the calorie content of 100 ml of beer with the same amount of gin, rum, whisky, cognac and wine.
- Tequila, like champagne or cognac, is an appellation that must conform to specific standards.
- Vintner receipts show he bought dozens of bottles of cognac and a similar amount of whisky.
- She had given a party the previous night and drank several glasses of vodka punch, cognac, wine and beer.
- Without following these and other strict laws, the resulting spirit may not be called cognac.
- This is one of the primary reasons why extended aging is not as important to tequila as it might be to bourbon or cognac.
- At the current rate of shrinkage, blended Scotch may lose its spot to cognac and brandy within a few years.
- Although wine, beer, cognac, and champagne are popular, vodka is the most common drink.
- The number of people who finish the evening off with an amaretto, sambuca, cognac, or brandy is on the decline, he says.
- Others around the room talk over cognac or whiskey in whispered voices.
- Their fermentation and distillation process is more akin to the production of cognac, with French rather than American oak used for its maturation.
- I can clearly see the market opening beyond cognac and scotch whisky, possibly to vodka and gin.
- The food is accompanied by copious amounts of vodka, cognac, wine, and beer.
- Unlike its cheap, nasty brandy competitors, cognac does have a reputation to keep up.
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