Coming from the best vineyards and transported on ships to Northern European countries, the wines of the Poitou.
La Rochelle and Angoumois have been greatly appreciated by the English, the Dutch, and the Scandinavians since the 13th Century.
Starting in the 17th Century, they are transformed into eau-de-vie and improved by ageing in oak casks.
Cognac is born …
And this is how the adventure of a city thaht was become the capital of a world class business began.