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Saturday 1 August 2015

Cognac

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 1 Comment »

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 »

EU spirits trade calls for fresh approach

Spirits producers in the EU will “achieve much more” if they follow a new strategy to focus on building exports outside the continent, a market report has claimed.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Emerging markets give Cognac boost

Cognac could soon enjoy a long-awaited boost thanks to an improving picture in China and strength of emerging markets, Rabobank’s Q3 spirits report predicts.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Spirits shine for Rémy Cointreau

Rémy Cointreau’s liqueurs and spirits division was the force behind the company’s modest sales growth in the year to March, especially its Bruichladdich Scotch whisky brand.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Plundered Nazi Champagne discovered

A collection of Champagne and Cognac plundered from occupied France by the Nazis and which survived looting by the Soviets has been unearthed in Saxony.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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