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From grape to glass, it takes an incredible transformation to make cognac. In the second instalment of Cognac Essentials, explore the tightly regulated, yet passionate process of creating this famous spirit.
How is Cognac made?
Cognac is made from distilling white wine to create eau-de-vie, ageing it in oak barrels for a minimum of two years and then blending different eaux-de-vie to create a specific flavour.
For more details on how cognac is made, see our craftsmanship section.