Wine: Irish spirit in France
The story of the Hennessy family's role in the history and production of cognac is a fascinating one, writes Tomás Clancy.
There is a part of the Bordeaux region that tends to get overlooked by tourists and wine-lovers, but above all by the people of Bordeaux themselves - the gorgeous rolling landscape of what is called the Charente. This is the region that stretches north-east from Bordeaux running along the entire right bank of the Gironde river and estuary.
Looking out from the illustrious appellations of the Medoc like Margaux, Pauillac and Saint-Estèphe, you can clearly...
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