The Writer

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

Let me tell you and your readers about cognac, you will be surprised!


Michelle has had a love of cognac for many years. Since taking her passion to a professional level, she is driven and determined to spread the cognac word. There is so much to tell, so many myths to dispel and many great cognac stories to share.

Her manuscript, The World of Cognac was awarded the ‘Best Wine Book for Professionals’ at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in May 2014. The World of Cognac will be published Spring 2017. Watch this space for news of the UK book launch.

Michelle is also a regular contributor to the award-winning cognac website, and represents Cognac Expert at cognac events in the UK and Europe. She also has a monthly column in Wine in China magazine and writes cognac articles for food, drink and lifestyle publications internationally and in the UK.

She is a proud member of The Guild of Food Writers and The Society of Authors


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