Secrets of Cognac

Duration For a day

Budget (from) 195 € incl. VAT/pers

  • Authenticity
  • Wine & Spirits
  • Just for you


  • Discovery of Cognac making
  • Visit of two historic Cognac Houses (possibility of visiting a cooperage on request)
  • Lunch around the local gastronomy
  • Accompaniment My Private French Travel, transfer from Bordeaux
  • Experience and private prestige meals as an option
  • Possibility to spend the night in Cognac as an option (4* and 5* hotel, guest rooms)
  • Price varies according to the number of participants and services required.
  • Only by reservation - Limited number of places.

Situated at less than  two hours from downtown Bordeaux, the city and region of Cognac is a perfect day trip if you are staying in Bordeaux. We invite you to discover all the secrets behind the making of Cognac, visiting the most famous Cognac houses and seeing for yourself why this spirit has conquered the world. 

The experience

The experience as described is indicative and flexible. Do not hesitate to fill in your wishes or practical information when you make your request (duration, special requests, food constraints). An adapted and tailor-made proposal will be made for you.

  • The art of barrel making

    Visit a Cognac cooperage to better understand the importance of oak maturation in making great Cognacs. Meet the master coopers for a timeless experience. On top of this, possibility to visit a Cognac house in the morning as well.

  • Maturation of Cognac

    After lunch, visit a prestigious Cognac house to discover the trade secrets and history of this world-famous spirit. Take the opportunity to taste and discover the greatest Cognacs.

  • Workshops and unique experiences

    Complete your Cognac experience with tailor-made workshops: mixology, Cognac aromas, Louis XIII tasting or a private lunch in a prestigious Cognac house. Contact us for more information.