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Cognac

Four key spirits trends for 2017

Euromonitor’s Spiros Malandrakis predicts the spirits trends that will shape the industry in 2017, from a greater appreciation of blended whiskies to the rise of cognac in China.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

The HK$1m Croizet experience at the InterCon

The InterContinental Hotel in Hong Kong is offering a “VVIP” experience to guests for over HK$1 million which includes a bottle of its 1858 Cuvée Leonie and a private trip to the Cognac region.

Monday, February 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Cognac exports reach highest level yet

Cognac exports reached their highest ever level in 2016, driven by the expansion of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) zone, according to the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 most expensive cocktails

Made with the finest spirits and garnished with either ice and a slice, or a perfect diamond, the world’s most expensive cocktails don’t come cheap.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 No Comments »

Uzbekistan raises duty on domestic alcohol

Uzbekistan has raised excise duties for domestically produced alcoholic beverages, but will maintain excise duties for imported products.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Hine releases 30 year-old vintage Cognacs

Hine is releasing a pair of 30 year-old vintage Cognacs from the 1987 harvest – a year of extremes, according to Bernard Hine.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Deau Cognac launches special XO for year of the rooster

Deau Cognac is launching a special edition of XO with a rooster image to celebrate China’s upcoming Year of the Rooster in 2017.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 1 Comment »

World markets enjoying December ‘Santa surge’

Investors in the world’s major drinks companies have seen their share holdings grow strongly in 2016.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Multi-million yuan fake alcohol ring busted in China

Police in China’s Guangdong province have busted a counterfeit alcohol ring that had been refilling bottles of top brand spirits with cheap liquor and passing them off as the brand on the label.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Louis XIII sells for £188k at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s has sold a magnum decanter of Louis XIII Cognac for £188,000 in London in the course of a wine sale that realised £2.7 million.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

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