Sharp declines in shipments to the Far East and Europe have brought an end to Cognac’s three consecutive years of record growth.
Spink’s sale in Singapore next week will see a stellar line-up of rare Louis XIII Cognacs go under the hammer, representing nearly every decade back to the 1960s.
In what was a generally bad year for Cognac we count down the category’s most powerful brands of 2013.
Auction house Spink has announced it will be holding a sale of rare wines and spirits in Singapore this September including an exclusive, pre-release bottle of a new Louis XIII.
A hot dog soaked in 100-year-old Louis XIII Cognac has been officially recognised as the world’s most expensive example of the fast food favourite.
Cognac’s annual “La Part Des Anges” charity auction, which features rare, highly collectible expressions, will open to online bidders for the first time this year.
Rémy Cointreau has expressed confidence in its ability to return to growth this year, despite reporting a 5.7% organic decline for its first quarter.
A cask of 1991 Macallan has sold for nearly HK$2 million at auction in Hong Kong, well above its high estimate.
Some highlights of the up-coming sale of rare spirits by Spink in Hong Kong next month.
Spink auctioneers are offering collectors the chance to buy rare rums, whiskies, Cognacs and eaux-de-vies in bottle and cask at its next Hong Kong sale in July.
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