Created in 1830, the House is now run by the sixth generation of the family, legacy of Cognac distillation and blending. The current generation perpetuates a tradition of careful innovation and artful blending. The aging cellars and the distillery overlook the lazy Lary river: everything takes its time in Cognac. The wines are sourced both from the House owned vineyards and from grower partners. They come from various parts of the Appellation, including Petite Champagne, and must respect strict specifications (volatile acidity). NYAK is 80% proof.


“The NYAK brand came into conception during a time when Cognac houses in France started to realize the consumption in the U.S. was drifting away from its tradition of being used as a digestive toward a more casual, fun-loving, and informal approach,” says McKinley. “Simultaneously, the African-American community was making monumental breakthroughs in pop culture which sparked a major influence for the NYAK brand.Many aspects of this shift in American culture can be attributed to the birth of the NYAK brand. and our vision” Their dynamic team has created a distinctive, finely grained VS with a delicately distilled flavor that is perfect over ice, an excellent introduction to a more contemporary version of Cognac. Not your Daddy’s dusty 300 year old Cognac ! Built for today. For our people. For Today’s Culture. NYAK Family of Brands.