Blog: James WilmoreBeam bigs up Courvoisier, Napoleon links

James Wilmore | 19 February 2013

The links between Napoleon Bonaparte and Beam-owned Cognac brand Courvoisier may be questioned by some, but this hasn't stopped the company launching a limited-edition of the brand for travel retail.

First unveiled in OctoberCourvoisier Le Voyage de Napoleon will officially hit the shelves at the World Duty Free store exclusively at London Heathrow's Terminal 5 from tomorrow (20 February). It will roll-out across the rest of Europe from April.

Apparently, Napoleon looked for only one quality in his generals: to be lucky. You can discover other such historical nuggets in this official Courvoisier video below:  

 


BLOG

Electric cars keep Hennessy up with current trends

It seems even 250-year-old Cognac houses want to be like Google these days....

BLOG

[Checks watch] “I best be heading home”

It's not even available on pre-order yet, but Apple's latest piece of kit has already got a breathalyser app....

BLOG

just-drinks closed for Easter

just-drinks is now closed for the Easter weekend....

BLOG

Diet Coke decline leaves Pepsi sitting pretty

Last year was tough for The Coca-Cola Co. So staff in Atlanta won't be pleased to read that Pepsi has overtaken Diet Coke as the no. 2 soda brand in the US. ...

just-drinks homepage



Forgot your password?