The mood music around the world’s major spirits companies is beginning to sound more cheerful. However, Diageo seems less than positive.
Luxury wine and spirits producer Moët Hennessy, the drinks division of LVMH, is facing a trademark battle in California over its Chandon Délice sparkling wine brand.
Moët Hennessy is stepping up efforts to improve the quality and positioning of its Napa Valley estate Newton Vineyard.
Moët Hennessy’s sparkling Argentine brand Chandon has launched the next big phase of its UK push in the form of an eight-week partnership with Mitchells & Butlers’ Premium Country Pubs.
Moët Hennessy is targeting the gap between Champagne and the rest of the sparkling category with a major UK launch for its Argentine Chandon brand.
Champagne house Taittinger has announced the appointment of its new UK director.
After investing heavily in the Ningxia region of northern China, Moët Hennessy’s gaze is now firmly fixed on producing sparkling wine in north-western India.
Jean-Guillaume Prats, the new head of Moët Hennessy’s Estates & Wines division, has outlined an ambitious timetable for its new Indian and Chinese wine projects.
Louis Vuitton Möet Hennessy (LVMH) recorded revenue of €28.1 billion in 2012, an increase of 19% compared to 2011.
Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index’s allocation of the newly released Dom Pérignon Rosé 2002 sold out in under an hour yesterday, with the entire UK allocation gone before midday.
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