Preeminent Journalist Dan Dunn Names Conjure Top Ten Spirit of 2009 Conjure crowned a Top Ten Spirit by Gayot Publications' Novus Vinum

MIAMI, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus Vinum, a leading wine and spirits site from Gayot Publications, announced its Top Ten Spirits of 2009. Conjure was the third spirit on the list, which was compiled by the influential wine and spirits writer Dan Dunn, who is a regular contributor to Gayot/Novus Vinum as well as Maxim and Playboy.


Dunn praises Conjure, an innovative new spirit hand-blended by Chris "Ludacris" Bridges along with Birkedal Hartmann's master blender, writing, "Yes, you read that right - a rapper played a key role in the development of Conjure Cognac. Ah, but this is no mere marketing gimmick."

Dunn goes on to praise Conjure's supreme mixability, which is an asset in both classic and contemporary cocktails.

"We are proud to be recognized by Mr. Dunn and Gayot," say Conjure co-founder Kim Birkedal Hartmann. "The achievement was earned by all those who have worked hard to make Conjure such a success. We look forward 2010 and beyond."

The full review can be seen here:

About Conjure

Conjure is a collaboration between international superstar Chris "Ludacris" Bridges and famed cognac house Birkedal Hartmann, a producer of award-winning spirits since 1887. The company is based in Cognac, France with offices in Miami, Florida and Oslo, Norway. Conjure is made from the ugni blanc grape from blends that represent a variety of Cognac regions, including, among others, Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, and Borderie. Conjure is a highly selective blend of thirty to forty eaux-de-vie, aged in Limousin oak barrels up to fifty years old. The combination of Conjure's distinct blend and finely seasoned barrels provides an unparalleled complexity of smoothness, definition, and flavor. Conjure ... Imagine the Possibilities.

About Chris "Ludacris" Bridges

Chris "Ludacris" Bridges is a celebrated recording artist, actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, as well as a connoisseur of fine spirits. Ludacris has sold over 20 million albums worldwide with each release being certified platinum or multi-platinum by the RIAA. To date, he has won three Grammy Awards (including Best Rap Album for Release Therapy) and appeared in two Academy Award-winning films. In addition to his creative endeavors and business ventures, Mr. Bridges serves as Chairman and CEO of The Ludacris Foundation, an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to helping young people achieve their dreams through the encouragement of "Principles of Success."

About Birkedal Hartmann

For over a century, Birkedal Hartmann has been creating award-winning cognacs of exceptional quality and character. During this time the company has supplied its cognacs to Europe's Royal Houses and become renowned throughout Europe and the world as a purveyor of fine wines and spirits. The company is based in Cognac, France and is led by fourth-generation wine and spirits producer Kim Birkedal Hartmann.


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