Step into Maison Martell in Cognac and discover an extraordinary story of French “art de vivre” and expertise. Founded by Jean Martell in 1715 under the reign of Louis XIV, it is now the oldest of the great cognac Houses.

 

Over the generations, this legendary House has sustained the time-honoured know-how of remarkable winemakers, distillers, coopers and cellar masters.

 

Come and explore a unique terroir with exceptional growth area  bearing names that speak of abundance, intensity and finesse:                Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Fins Bois, Bons Bois.
Full of character, these vintages are your ticket to discover an exceptional terroir.

 

Having recently turned 300, Martell is symbolic of the French art of living and elegance. Martell cognacs embody complexity and balance. Its signature superior quality sets it apart from the rest.

 

A story that we invite you to discover in our visitor centre. 

THE EXPERIENCES

Martell, the oldest of the great cognac houses, forged by passion and knowledge passed through the Martell family since 1715 - creating cognacs that have been enjoyed and cherished for three centuries.

MARTELL BE CURIOUS

 

Individuals: €14 inc. VAT

 

Go behind the scenes at the home of the oldest of the great cognac houses.


Visit its wonderful historic site and encounter 300 years of unique know-how.
To conclude this exceptional experience, taste Martell VSOP accompanied by a delicious traditional French pastrie.


 

 

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EXPERIENCE THE MAKING OF MARTELL, FROM GRAPE TO GLASS MARTELL XO

MARTELL XO

Individuals: €19 inc. VAT

Discover the astonishing story of Maison Martell! From vine to glass, unravel the secrets of age-old artisan know-how and wrap up your tour with an incredible sensory experience: the simultaneous tasting of Martell XO and Martell Cordon Bleu.

This tasting session is accompanied by delicious appetisers.


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EXPERIENCE THE MAKING OF MARTELL, FROM GRAPE TO GLASS THE ART OF THE MARTELL TASTING EXPERIENCE

THE ART OF THE MARTELL TASTING EXPERIENCE

Price: Upon request

Become an expert in Martell cognacs and surprise yourself! Savour our superior cognacs and identify the Martell signature in the perfect elegance, finesse and balance of the aromatic blend.

 

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EXPERIENCE THE MAKING OF MARTELL, FROM GRAPE TO GLASS MARTELL COCKTAILS

MARTELL COCKTAILS

Price: €40 inc. VAT 
2h - Minimum of 4 people - Booking 24h in advance

Immerse yourself in the home of the oldest of the great cognac houses for a fun experience! The tour of the historic Martell site is followed by an original cocktail workshop run by a qualified bar tender.

The first cocktail, is specially devised by our bar tender and served with eight fine sweet and savoury petits fours. This is followed by an initiation into the art of the cocktail. You then have access to our professional equipment to make your very own cocktail.

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EXPERIENCE THE MAKING OF MARTELL, FROM GRAPE TO GLASS Martell Craftsmanship

Martell Craftsmanship

Price: €65 inc. VAT 
Minimum of 2 people

Get trained in the know how of cognac by Martell.

Explore the Maison Martell cellars and bask in the tremendous heritage of this 300-year-old House. Top off this tour with a visit to the Creation Cellar. Within this exceptional space, usually closed to the public, lie the old Martell eaux-de-vie.
Enjoy this unique experience steeped in history.

You’ll then be invited to bottle one of the Martell cognacs yourself. Conclude this memorable and immersive experience with a tasting session.

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EXPERIENCE THE MAKING OF MARTELL, FROM GRAPE TO GLASS MARTELL BORDERIES

MARTELL BORDERIES

Adults: €95 inc. VAT

Experience the Martell style with a focus on the Borderies, its famous growth area of choice. From vine to cellar, alembic still to carafe, discover the incredible history and tremendous know-how of the oldest of the great cognac houses.

End your tour with a tasting session and go home with a personalised bottle of Réserve Borderies.

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EXPERIENCE THE MAKING OF MARTELL, FROM GRAPE TO GLASS Martell Box

Martell Box

Price: €65 inc. VAT (Booking essential)

Offer an all-new sensory immersion in the incredible home of Martell.
Our Martell box is a chance to experience and share a unique, cultural and magical moment with friends, your partner or family.

The Martell box contains a personalised invitation, two passes for a 1 hr 15 min tour of the historic Martell cellars, a tasting of Martell VSOP with French pastries and a personalised bottle of one of our limited edition cognacs: Réserve Borderies.

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EXPERIENCE THE MAKING OF MARTELL, FROM GRAPE TO GLASS Indigo by Martell

Indigo by Martell

Indigo by Martell is located right at the heart of the Martell complex, 24 metres up at the top of the Gâtebourse Tower which houses the Fondation, and offers spectacular views over the rooftops of Cognac, from the historic town centre to the banks of the Charente river.

The vast, open terrace bar has been designed as the perfect place to meet, its convivial atmosphere conducive to sharing a drink en tête-à-tête or relaxing with family and friends. Indigo by Martell is an opportunity for the people of Cognac to view their town from a new perspective, and for visitors from all over the world to discover it in an entirely original way.

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INFORMATION

From 1 April to 31 October 2018: Visits & boutique open every day from 10am to 7pm.

 

From 2 November 2018 to 31 March 2019:

Visits by appointment.
Boutique open from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 6pm from Tuesday to Saturday.

Tours in: Chinese, Russian, German - Contact us directly

 

Practical Information 

Length of tour: 1 hr 15 mins

Tour takes place on foot.

Animals are not allowed.

Wi-Fi connection

Private tours upon request.

MARTELL & CO

Parking available (subject to availability)

Our cellars are in the town center (ten minutes on foot from Cognac Station)

GPS: latitude N 45° 41' 34' - longitude O 00° 19' 47''

Our address : 
Martell & Co
16, Avenue Paul Firino Martell
16100 Cognac
Tel : +33 (0) 5 45 36 34 98

Email : visites@martell.com

 

 

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