Members

$40

Non-members

$60

About this Event

Christine and Daniel Cooney of Heavenly Spirits will lead a tasting accompanied by a fascinating presentation exploring a variety of typically French aperitifs.

Enjoy Eight Different Aperitif Samples

  • Armorik Single Malt Whisky, Double Maturation | Distillerie Warenghem, Brittany, France
  • Diplome 1945 Gin, London Dry Style | Dijon, France
  • Normand Apple Cider (cidre brut bouché) Claque Pépin, Serans, France
  • Normand Pear Cider Brut (Organic) Claque Pépin, Serans, France
  • Pommeau de Normandie, Claque Pépin, Serans, France
  • Pineau des Charentes Blanc, Normandin Mercier | La Rochelle, France
  • Pastis, La Muse Verte | Artez distillerie, Arthez d’Armagnac, France
  • Absinthe, La Muse Verte | Artez distillerie, Arthez d’Armagnac, France

About Heavenly Spirits

Heavenly Spirits
Heavenly Spirits is a leading importer of artisanal French spirits, such as Armagnac, Calvados, Cognac, whisky, gin, aperitifs, and liqueurs. For the past eight years, the company has been recognized as the number one importer of Armagnac in the United States, accounting for 30% of all Armagnac sold each year. The Heavenly Spirits portfolio is represented in 33 states and includes an impressive list of iconic brands.



About Christine and Dan Cooney

Born in the Cognac region of France, Christine spent summers at her grandparents’ farm north of La Rochelle, where she watched her grandfather, Amédée Foubert, run his winery and distill eau de vie from plums and other fruits grown on the farm. She has worked in the spirits industry for over twenty-five years and is considered an authority in the field of imported French spirits.

In addition to running his own graphic design and marketing companies, Dan has worked as a Professor of Art and Design for over fifteen years, most recently at Bridgewater State University. His paintings, drawings, and sculptures are in collections all over the world. After twenty-five years of working in the wine and spirits industry and another stay in France, the Cooneys relocated to Massachusetts and, in 2008, created Heavenly Spirits.

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