Michelle Brachet is a cognac expert and Gourmand World Award-winning writer.


Her mission: to educate a nation as to the wonders and diversity of cognac – a magical golden spirit, and one that is misunderstood on so many levels.



  • The UK’s leading female cognac expert
  • Official BNIC Cognac Educator with Distinction
  • Gourmand World Award-winning author of The World of Cognac (to be published Spring 2017)


  • Cognac tastings
  • Cognac masterclasses
  • Cognac training
  • Cognac dinners in collaboration with award-winning chefs
  • Cognac reviews & articles

Who for?

Anyone who wants to discover the excitement and true diversity of cognac! For example:

  • Directly to consumers by hosting tastings, masterclasses or cognac dinners
  • Directly to clients in the hospitality and drinks business for staff training
  • Corporate clients who want to give their staff or key clients a totally new and exciting experience
  • Catering colleges and cookery schools
  • Food, drink and lifestyle publications – on- and off-trade

Contact Michelle now to arrange your own cognac event . . . and you’ll be in for a very pleasant surprise!

Available to buy VERY soon!

Pre-order/buy your copy here