Entry in progress—B.P.
Wine without Frills:
Everyday Enjoyment of Imported Wines and Spirits
By the Schenley Import Corporation
New York, NY: Schenley Import Corporation
Ques. Are “Cognac” and “Brandy” synonymous terms?
Ans. No. All Cognac is brandy, but not all brandy is Cognac.
The Social Construction of Moral Meanings
Edited by Jack D. Douglas
New York, NY: Basic Books
The relationship between deviance and respectability is much like that of cognac and brandy: as all cognac is brandy, but not all brandy is cognac; so, too, all deviance is other than respectable, but not all that is other than respectable is deviant.
Alcohol, Proof of What?
By Essie E. Lee
New York, NY: J. Messner
All cognac is brandy, but not all brandy is cognac.
Napa Valley (CA) Register
May 21, 2015
The Wine Exchange by Allen R. Balik
Cognac. a wine or spirit?
In any discussion of brandy and Cognac, it is important to remember the old adage, “While all Cognac is brandy, not all brandy is Cognac.”