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201: The Essence of Elegance: Cognac & Brandy

Embark on an extraordinary journey into the world of Cognac and Brandy with our beginner-level course! Whether you're a curious enthusiast or a newcomer intrigued by these renowned spirits, this immersive experience will unveil the rich history, production techniques, and diverse range of flavors found in Cognac and Brandy. In this course you'll delve into the art of distillation, the influence of aging, and the unique characteristics that define these exceptional spirits. From understanding the different classifications to mastering the art of pairing and mixology, you'll develop a refined palate and gain a deep appreciation for the craftsmanship behind Cognac and Brandy. Cheers to discovering the world of Cognac and Brandy!

Anthony Sgroi
Master Mixologist


Apprentice Certification


9 Sections
(Minus Introduction)


1 Test
-5 Attempts, Timed


Self Study



What's included?

  • 9 Chapters
  • 1 Examination
  • 20 Questions
  • 5 Attempts to Pass
  • 30 Minute Exam

The Journey of Sip and Savor

Indulge in a captivating voyage through the realms of Cognac and Brandy, where every sip becomes an exploration of rich traditions, nuanced flavors, and timeless craftsmanship.

Learn the keys to success.

By the end of this course, you will have a solid foundation in cognac and brandy appreciation, mixology, and the ability to confidently navigate the world of cognacs and brandies.
Meet the instructor

Anthony R. Sgroi

Anthony Sgroi, a master mixologist with over a decade of experience in the cocktail industry, is the passionate and knowledgeable instructor leading our mixology courses. Known for his expertise, creativity, and dedication to the craft, Anthony is a true authority in the world of mixology and an invaluable mentor to aspiring cocktail enthusiasts.
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