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Monday 31 August 2015

Rémy Martin

The man behind Hong Kong’s wine revolution

David Webster joined Watson’s Wine in the 1970s and was at the forefront of introducing wine to the city when everyone was still drinking Cognac and wearing flares.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Rémy Cointreau reports 15% net sales drop

Rémy Cointreau’s net sales declined 15.5% in the first six months of 2014, a drop blamed on “evolving consumption patterns” and de-stocking in China.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy upbeat despite ongoing sales slide

Rémy Cointreau has stood by its prediction of a return to growth this year as the drinks group reported a -5.6% organic sales decline in its first half results.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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