Armagnac: Cognac’s Lesser-Known Cousin and Rising Star

In its Autumn 2013 issue, Canadian lifestyle publication NUVO Magazine takes a look at the AOC spirit known as Armagnac. Produced in France’s Armagnac region found southeast of Bordeaux, this lesser-known cousin to Cognac is often described as more rustic, with fuller flavors and aromas, as well as a smoother, rounder texture.

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Maille Chablis Dijon Mustard’s U.S. Debut at 2nd Annual Taste of France

The 2nd Annual Taste of France is the world’s largest event dedicated to France, and on Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29, it’s coming to NYC’s Bryant Park. During the two-day Taste of France Market, award-winning French Dijon mustard brand Maille will present a miniature boutique where visitors can sample and purchase jars of its renowned Chablis Dijon Mustard “à la pompe” (“on tap.”) This marks the first time this French delicacy will be available for sale in the United States.

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