Cognac faces Russian revolution

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The famous luxury brandy distilled in Cognac is still a strong seller around the world. The alcohol is so popular in Russia that many Russian investors have been buying up local vineyards themselves to cut out the middleman. The wave of investment has helped the industry survive global economic turmoil. But some producers worry that quality could suffer and they may lose control over where the resulting 'cognac' is sold. Duration: 02:39.