Grand Marnier

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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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  • 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

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  • 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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  • Trying to decide what bottle of wine to bring for Thanksgiving this year, could use a few suggestions. Pretty much the normal Thanksgiving dishes i.e. Turkey, stuffing, potatoes, the usual. I'm thinking a Zinfandel would be the way to go, open to all comments.Thanks! Read More

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  • Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes 2001


    Ive had many, many Yquems but this is by far the best (although I havent tried ... ... me somewhat of sipping Grand Marnier, with some of that mouth filling sensation and lift albeit more subtley - long after being swallowed. Incredibly, I could still taste hints of it more than 20 minutes later. Yet, despite its concentration and intensi... Read More

    Wine review by Greg Munyard

  • Kokomo Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Timber Crest 2007


    This is a Zinfandel that reminds you of why you love them. Big and full, with a ... ... cherry liqueur, Cassis, Grand Marnier, and red licorice. Wonderfully balanced and long, with the alcohol buried under layers of fruit. For all its richness, it's not top-heavy or overwhelming with foo Read More

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  • I'm headed to the Manhattan Cocktail Classic this weekend, and over the past few days, as I've spoken to other attendees, I'm hearing a big split between those who actually enjoy mixed drinks, and those who cannot fathom mixing additional ingredients into their chosen spirit.Interestingly, it tends to be the highly-dedicated wine lovers who ... Read More

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