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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Cognac

Emperador moves to buy Louis Royer Cognac

Philippines-based spirits producer Emperador will make an offer to buy Cognac maker Louis Royer from Beam Suntory this week.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Leading the troupe of new releases over the last month is Dom Pérignon’s 2005 vintage, McGuigan’s Aussie answer to the growth of sparkling wine, and Ledaig’s rare 42-year-old Scotch.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Polignac Cognac targets summer sips and Fathers’ day

To mark Fathers’ Day and the coming of summer, Maison Prince Hubert de Polignac is turning the spotlight on one of its best-sellers – its VSOP.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy begins its bounceback

Rémy Cointreau has reported a modest return to growth as a strong end to its year and an “excellent performance” from the Americas saw the drinks group post an organic sales uplift of 0.6% for 2014/15.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Martell drafts in Hollywood actor

Pernod Ricard-owned Cognac brand Martell has appointed Inglourious Basterds and Troy star Diane Kruger as its brand ambassador.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Gap for premium brandy in US worth $1bn

An untapped gap in the US market for premium brandy could be worth nearly $1 billion, if producers are able to capitalise on its potential, according to Rabobank.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod profits slip as Ricard takes charge

Pernod Ricard saw net profits drop 5% in the first half of 2014/15, as the company announces its financial results and the appointment of Alexandre Ricard.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 No Comments »

China spirits consumption to slow

China, the world’s biggest spirits market, will see its consumption of domestic spirits slow between 2014 and 2018 according to IWSR.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

LVMH wine and spirits suffer in 2014

Luxury producer LVMH has posted a 16% drop in profits and a 5% drop in revenue for its wine and spirits division in 2014, blaming the Chinese downturn.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy reels as Cognac holds back growth

Rémy Cointreau has posted yet another heavy sales drop based on its Cognac division, which receded almost twice as much as its liqueurs grew.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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