Cognac and the Viking connection in la France profonde

13 December 2014 9:00 am

The chestnut trees were still resplendent in yellow leaf along the banks of a misty autumn river on its glide…

Hine: the vintage house

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Marcin Miller travels to rural France for a drop of the good stuff

Time is of the essence

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Just one drop of a fine Cognac conjures decades of memory. Dave Broom visits the region to learn the secret of the soil