Category Archives: Courvoisier

The Courvoisier Dickens Punch Tour: round two

A year ago, I was picking my way through the icy streets of a snowbound London with two friends while a guide took us on a tour of sights associated with Charles Dickens. We were carried along on the warm … Continue reading

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Fringe benefits: a report from Edinburgh

It is often said that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe wouldn’t – or couldn’t happen – without alcohol. Bars open round the clock and it’s not unusual to see people drinking pints at 10 o’clock in the morning. Bars pop up … Continue reading

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What the Dickens: A walk with punch

When Charles Dickens died in 1870, his executors found over 200 bottles of cognac among his personal effects. They were labelled “Pale Brandy F Courvoisier”, so Courvoisier distributor Maxxium UK – which had a busy “summer of punch” – has … Continue reading

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