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Episode 38: Rémy Martin VSOP
Episode 3831st December 2020 • Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur • Matt Birchard
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Episode 38 features Rémy Martin VSOP Fine Champagne Cognac. Bottled in 750 ml at 40% ABV, or 80 proof and retails for about $45.

Enjoy this episode with some Rémy Martin VSOP neat, on the rocks, or in a cocktail!

This episode is premiering on New Year's Eve 2020, so a Champagne based spirit is perfect!

Rémy Martin VSOP official website:

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1724 - A winemaker named Rémy Martin opens a cognac trading house and begins selling cognac under his own name
  • 1841 - Paul-Emile Rémy Martin takes over the family business
  • 1870 - The Centaur logo is introduced
  • 1910 - André Renaud joins the House of Rémy Martin
  • 1924 - André Renaud becomes the first cellarmaster
  • 1927 - VSOP is introduced, a world first
  • 1972 - The black frosted VSOP bottle design is introduced
  • 1990 - Rémy Martin merges with Cointreau to form the Rémy Cointreau Group

Key Cocktails:

Enjoy this cognac as you like, but with 80% of cognac consumed in cocktails worldwide, try it in the Rémy Ginger!

Rémy Ginger

1.5 oz. Rémy Martin VSOP

Ginger Ale


Lime wedge garnish

Pour the Rémy over ice in a tall glass, top with ginger ale and garnish with the lime wedge. Enjoy!


Rémy Cointreau Group 2019/20 Annual Report

How Cognac is Made from Difford's Guide

Wikipedia Article on Rémy Martin

YouTube video "The Secrets of Rémy Martin"

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