(03 Apr) Presentation About Cognac by the President Nominee, Mr. Marc Bouzy (+GAL)

Presentation About Cognac by the President Nominee, Mr. Marc Bouzy. The regular meeting of Rotary Club Sofia International on 3 April 2019 in Hilton Sofia was marked by the vivid and colorful presentation about Cognac by our dear firend and member Mr. Marc Bouzy. All present had the pleasure to listen to the rich in content lesson, while slowly sipping cognac and savoring the flavors.

Our guests were Mr. Atanas Andreev, Mr. Brandur Haukson, Mr. Christoph Glaser, and Mr. Thomas Metz.

The big mystery of Cognac was unveiled and lessons were learned:
1st: “Never get high on your own supply”. Cognac is chiefly an export spirit. 98.8% of all “tasteless” white wine spirit produced in the region and city of Cognac is for export.
2nd: French drink Armagnac (most of it stays within the country).
3rd: The theory of evaporation is wrong. Angels decent from heaven to steal Cognac while it is stored in oak barrels.
4th: Cognac is a mix of at least 3 differently aged bad white-wine distillates.
5th: The most popular distilleries are of British decent.
Thank you Marc for your very interesting presentation, we all loved it.

This presentation was followed by a tasting which was very much appreciated by all participants.

Further focus was set on the organizational issues for our traditional Whiskey Night Event which will be held on 30 May 2019. This evening will be an opportunity to raise funds to support our charitable actions. We hope to repeat the success of the past years.

We are also planning an Octoberfest, which will take place in the first week of October. Hilton Sofia has confirmed interest to do this event and is reassuring the team set up with our club. The locations of both events are still to be confirmed.

After the meeting the fellowship, as usual, continued in the lobby bar of the hotel.

 

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