Tag Archives: Dr. Emory Tolbert

June 07

#TBT: Black consumers love their cognac

From Slate Magazine: Cognac is almost as much a French cliché as stinky cheese and horizontally striped shirts. Further, cognac producers often play up their national character, festooning their labels with the fleur de lis and channeling French icons like Louis XIII and Napoleon. However, the French don’t touch cognac. Instead, they export more than 97 percent of it, according to […]