Grand Marnier

+33 (0)1 42 66 43 11 91 Boulevard Haussman
Paris, 75008
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Grand Marnier is the world’s most famous orange liqueur, produced at the Château de Bourg-Charente in Cognac, France. It was created in 1880 when Louis-Alexandre Marnier Lapostolle produced his recipe at the distillery founded by his grandfather-in-law, Jean-Baptise Lapostolle, at Neauphe-le-Château. It was, for the time, an exotic blend of Caribbean oranges, Citrus bigaradia, and aged Cognac. In those days, oranges were considered luxury items consumed only for special occasions, and to distill them with Cognac was a rare treat indeed. At the insistence of his friend, hotelier César Ritz, he named the concoction “Grand Marnier.” 

By 1900, it had made the rounds, winning numerous medals at world exhibitions and gathering huge acclaim. It was embraced as an elegant after dinner drink after gaining popularity at the Ritz hotel. In the early 1900s, the celebrated chef Georges Aguste Escoffier created two of his most famous recipes using Grand Marnier - the Cr& Read more »

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  • This was a $38 bottle of pinotAnd you found TCA?  How could you tell?In ... doused them with sugar and Grand Marnier and put them in the freezer for frozen drinks tonight. Cheer Read More

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  • What is it with me and TCA???   A few days ago, I opened up a solid winner, of which I had a case.  All have been fine so far, but then cork taint reared it's ugly head.  OK, it happens.  Well, tonight I opened  a different wine from the same winery- faint TCA, but enough to throw the wine off.  This was a $38 bottle of pinot, nonetheless.   I h... Read More

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  • Wife is making beef Tacos (taqueria style: ground beef, onions, soft corn tortellias).  Trying to decide between these three bottles in my wine rack: 1)  Petite Sirah  - Maggio, Lodi, 20112)  Zinfandel - Renwood, Fiddletown, 20083)  Grenache - Chateau Chateau Skulls 2010Your thoughts? Read More

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  • Grangala Orange Liqueur Italy


    Like many folks, I have long loved and enjoyed Grand Marnier but it has continued to become more and more expensive. even for a small bottle. I discovered Gran Gala in NYC at Warehouse Wines and Spirits. Since it was so much less expensive than Grand Marnier and with similar cognac/brandy base, I decided to give it a try. I was surprised to d... Read More

    Wine review by mickbiz

  • Chateau de Sancerre Rouge 2010


    This is a lively Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley made by the Société ... ... which also produces of Grand Marnier liqueurs.Look: Pale straw color with bright clarity.Smell: A nose of kiwi, grapefruit rind, daffodil and flint meld in an understated and pleasant aroma.Taste: This Sancerre has fresh red grapefruit and tart peach flavors wi... Read More

    Wine review by MattMcGinnis

  • I broke her heart and her stomach was left without my suggestions. I need to show her through every warm and comforting truffle she adores, there is a foolish but relentless cook that loves her.  -I am a cook; a young man; a repented guy.  Read More

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  • got this from a friend of a wine friend...let me know what you think?  i ... i ... (6 bottles)1827-1977 Grand Marnier Liqueur Cuvee Speciale Cent Cinquantenaire with boxBest Regards, XXX XXXXXXXX(XXX)XXX-XX Read More

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  • Navan Cognac Vanilla'


    Too strong an alcohol taste to fully enjoy the vanilla, but good overall as a cognac Read More

    Wine review by dblonde2000

  • Bodegas Hidalgo Jerez-Xeres-Sherry Manzanilla la Gitana 2009


    From Feb 19-20, 2011 WSJ article on sherry: "Made in the town of Sanlúcar de ... de ... oz rye whiskey1 tsp. Grand Marnier2 dash Angostura bittersStir all ingredients with ice and strai Read More

    Wine review by Nathan P

  • A stewardess freind used to fly the London route out of Atlanta.  She ... ... ... She brought a bottle of GRAND MARNIER LEMON home one trip.  Fantastic.  Anyone heard of such a thing?  Is it available? Ho Read More

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