Charentais Vodka? Yes, it's true!


(Wendy Wise) #1

With the festive season coming up fast and the drinks cupboard in need of restocking try Grey Goose Vodka and feel better about ruining your liver…because it’s a local product! It has American marketing genius Sidney Frank behind it, so watch out Smirnoff http://blog.cognac-expert.com/grey-goose-vodka-charente-cognac-region/


(David Darling) #2

Well, if you have been following The Apprentice. On BBC1 tonight, there was a shop with a window full of Grey Goose vodka!


(Wendy Wise) #3

I enquired in Auchan on Monday, the guy stocking the shelves in wines and sprirts, including a whole section of Cognac, Pineau and charentais cocktails, had never heard of it and asked me where it was made! Perhaps it’s only sold in fancy outlets…


(David Darling) #4

I may look into this a bit more tomorrow… http://www.greygoose.com/


(Kathryn Dobson) #5

Thanks Wendy! Not giving much away is he?


(David Darling) #6

Well, the next time I am over I will need to find out more about this!


(Wendy Wise) #7

Have just received a reply: thanks for your message. We are a family in Charente, living in the region
for more than 50 years. People ask us: Is there a cognac produer or a
corporation behind the blog? The answer is: No, just a family with
agriculture tradition.

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(Wendy Wise) #8

Hi Kathryn,

I don’t know who writes it but I’ve left a comment asking if they would reveal their identity, so I’ll let you know if he replies.


(Kathryn Dobson) #9

Hi Wendy

Do you know who is behind the blog? It’s well put together but I have a natural reservation about anonymous blogs when you don’t know if they have commercial bias? Just interested :slight_smile:


(Catharine Higginson) #10

I think it is our duty to try it and support local businesses…hic!