Courvoisier cognac, one of the world's leading cognacs, served as the exclusive sponsor and host of The Official BET Awards After Party at the House of Courvoisier held at The Black Carpet Lounge inside the historical Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.  On June 27, 2006 numerous celebrities, athletes and BET award recipients walked the black carpet before entering the House of Courvoisier event where they mingled with Courvoisier Brand Manger Allen Spence and representatives from Future Brands.  A special Courvoisier gift presentation was made to BET Chairman and CEO Debra Lee.    

Courvoisier's official Ambassadrice, Nina Shay, was on hand to greet guests and treat them to the official cocktails of the after party, the Courvoisitini and Courvoisier Ginger.  DJ Biz Markie served as the evening's "Master of Music," entertaining attendees including business mogul Russell Simmons, actress Vivica Fox, comedian Chris Rock and former Courvoisier "Arbiter of Good Taste," Fonzworth Bentley. 

"Courvoisier was honored to partner with BET for the Official BET Awards After Party at the House of Courvoisier." said Allen Spence, brand manager, Courvoisier.  "This event offered the ideal opportunity to provide our consumers a luxury experience while recognizing the accomplishments and endeavors of entertainment's top leaders." 

The House of Courvoisier is an exclusive venue for experiencing the finest in entertainment, fashion and art, and was recently host to a special reception marking the launch of NBA All-Star weekend in February 2006 in Houston.  The House of Courvoisier was originally launched during New York Fashion Week in September 2005.   

Signature Cocktail Recipes:

           The Courvoisitini

1 part Courvoisier VSOP

1 part DeKuyper Triple sec

1/2 part Sour mix

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into martini glass.  Garnish with a Cherry.

Courvoisier Ginger

1 part Courvoisier VSOP

2 parts ginger beer and ginger ale

Mix Courvoisier and ginger beer in a highball glass over ice.  Garnish with lime.