Episode 38

Published on:

31st Dec 2020

Episode 38: Rémy Martin VSOP

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: https://www.remymartin.com/

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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Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur
Podcast dedicated to drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits.
Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur is a podcast for anyone that enjoys distilled spirits!

Built on the premise of drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits, each episode features consistent tastings and much more. The featured spirit's backstory is covered, including history of production, marketing, availability, notable events for the spirit, as well as personal stories on enjoyment.

This podcast features new episodes at least weekly, and is the work of host Matt Birchard, who created the podcast as a way to keep a new year's resolution to himself - which was to drink more!

So enjoy each episode whenever you have time, but it's recommended you enjoy a liquor or liqueur during the show!

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Matthew Birchard

I'm a fan of distilled spirits, and marketer by trade. Native of Portland, Oregon, USA.