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Saturday 28 March 2015

Cognac

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 »

Buoyant US fails to halt Cognac slide

Global Cognac exports saw another dip in 2014 as the category came up against “a conflicting and unstable economic backdrop”.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

China wine industry suffers ‘shakeout’

Bottled wine imports into China declined last year, marking the first negative growth in the modern history of vinous shipments into the country.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

£85,605 Christmas hamper goes on sale

A Christmas hamper filled with fine wines, spirits and delicacies like foie gras, caviar and Alba truffles has gone on sale for £85,605.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Seven reasons why rappers shouldn’t pimp drinks brands

These days it seems every rapper feels an all-consuming need to associate themselves with an alcohol brand, writes Dan Miles.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Hine unveils single vineyard Cognac

Thomas Hine & Co has added a new Cognac to its range, Domaines Hine Bonneuil, a single vineyard expression launching with its 2005 vintage.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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