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Wednesday 2 September 2015

Cognac

Chinese woman chugs Cognac at airport

A woman was prevented from boarding a plane by airport security in Beijing because she was too drunk having downed an entire bottle of Cognac.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Star Trek star sees off £7k of alcohol

Karl Urban, who plays Leonard McCoy in the most recent Star Trek film franchise, spent nearly £7,000 on Champagne and spirits in Cardiff on Saturday.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Cognac performance in Asia ‘disappointing’

While Cognac exports have risen rapidly in Europe and North America in the three months to the end of July, the unsteadiness of the Asian market remains.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

ABK6 Cognac joins McKinley Vintners

ABK6 Cognac from Domaines Francis Abécassis, a single estate Cognac aimed at a “new generation” of Cognac drinkers, has joined McKinley Vintners’ UK portfolio.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Suntory sells Louis Royer Cognac for €100m

Suntory has sold its Louis Royer Cognac brand to France’s Terroirs Distillers for €100 million (£74m).

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Rémy suffers sales setback in Q1

Rémy Cointreau’s move into premium pricing has unnerved its Asian and American markets, contributing to a 9% sales decline in the three months to 31 June.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Top new product launches

A seaside gin distilled in Edinburgh, a rare, cask-aged 1965 Port and an organic sparkler from Chile’s Limarí Valley are among this month’s top new product releases.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 2 Comments »

Top 5 biggest brandy and Cognac brands

While somewhat steadying the sinking ship that was brought on by an over-reliance on the Asian market, global brandy and Cognac brands still have plenty to improve upon.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tequila leads luxury spirits boost

Luxury brands of Tequila backed by celebrities such as P Diddy and George Clooney have started to eat into the market share of white and brown spirits.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy Cointreau in mood for acquisitions

French spirits producer Rémy Cointreau has said it is open to acquiring new brands in an effort to further premiumise its portfolio.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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