Hosted by Matthias Lataille, Martell cognac brand ambassador, we will be offering you the opportunity to taste a selection of cognac's, in celebration of the 300 year anniversary of Martell Cognac. The night will consist of:
- A flight tasting of Martell cognac, Martell VSOP, Cordon Bleu and XO with history & production
- Cordon Bleu cognac and dessert pairing with roasted blood orange, almond sorbet and star anise tea
- Cocktail tasting of a Pierre Collins with Martell VSOP and a classic champagne cocktail with Martell Cordon Bleu
- Sazerac with Martell XO.
Matthias Lataille lead the bar team at Green & Red in Shoreditch (Mexican Cantina and Tequila Bar carrying the largest selection of Tequila in Europe – approx. 230) for 3 years. There he won many awards and built up a strong reputation among the Tequila Industry as well as within the European bar scene.
Meanwhile, Matthias travelled many times to Mexico, visiting numerous Tequila and Mezcal distilleries, feeding his growing love and passion. He also ran his own Tequila Workshop throughout Europe before joining the WCC team and the Tahona Society (Worldwide Training Program) in April 2010.
In 2011 he moved on to work for Pernod-Ricard as their UK Ambassador for Olmeca Altos Tequila. In 2015 Matthias took on an exciting new challenge within Pernod-Ricard UK and will be leading the 300 year anniversary celebrations of Martell Cognac as their new Brand Ambassador, embodying the “Art de Vivre à la Française”.