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FRANCE: Belvedere names former Remy Cointreau exec as CEO

11 April 2014

French drinks group Belvédère has appointed Jean-Noël Reynaud as its next CEO.

FRANCE: Belvedere posts full-year sales dip

20 February 2014

Belvédère has reported falling sales in 2013, although the French drinks group saw the second half of the year produce an improvement on H1.

FRANCE: Belvedere's Marie Brizard to shed 56 wine staff

25 November 2013

The wine division of Belvédère-owned Marie Brizard has informed its works council of plans to cut 56 posts from a total workforce of 206.

FRANCE: Belvedere sees profits return in H1, but sales fall

4 November 2013

Belvédère has reported a return to the black for its net profits in in the first half of 2013.

FRANCE: Moet Hennessy sees sales hold firm in YTD

16 October 2013

The spirits arm of LVMH, Moet Hennessy, has seen its nine-month sales performance mirror the sales increase posted for the first six months of this year.

Research In Focus - Vodka: Absolut game-changer

7 October 2013

Is there a brand that has exerted a more profound influence on a drinks category than Absolut Vodka? Ben Cooper doubts it.

FRANCE: Oaktree Capital offloads 38% stake in Belvedere

4 October 2013

Oaktree Capital Management has relinquished its entire stake in French drinks group Belvedere.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

23 August 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

FRANCE: Polish travails remain as Belvedere H1 sales fall

19 August 2013

Ongoing struggles in Poland's vodka market continued to hamper sales for Belvédère in its first half.

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Brandy, Gin, Liqueurs, Rum, Tequila, Vodka

25 July 2013

Last week, the International Spirits Challenge all of its gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the list of brandy, gin, liqueurs, rum, tequila and vodka winners.

just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013: Vodka, Whisk(e)y

24 July 2013

Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for vodka and non-Scotch whisk(e)y.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

19 July 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

ASIA PACIFIC: SPI Group recruits Belvedere exec for Asia Pacific post

16 July 2013

SPI Group has announced another change of regional director in Asia Pacific – its third in 15 months.

FRANCE: Belvedere Q1 sales slip as Poland drags

4 June 2013

Tough trading in Poland's vodka market has seen Belvédère's first quarter net sales slide nearly 5%.

Comment - Spirits - US Vodka Wars throw up Strategy Conundrum

28 May 2013

The US vodka market remains a fierce battlefield. New products continue to flood the sector, while "predatory" pricing policies affect some US states. What should be the approach of established producers? Stand firm and persuade consumers to look beyond price, argues Chris Mercer

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Gin, vodka, Tequila, liqueurs

26 April 2013

Late last week, the gold medal winners in the gin, vodka, Tequila and liqueurs sub-categories of this year's International Spirits Challenge were announced.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

19 April 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

GERMANY/FRANCE: Behn buys Danzka vodka from Belvedere

18 April 2013

German group Behn has acquired vodka brand Danzka from Belvedere for EUR19.4m.

FRANCE: Moet Hennessy Q1 boosted by "robust" Champagne sales in Asia

16 April 2013

LVMH has reported a lift in sales from its wine and spirits division, Moet Hennessy, in the first quarter of 2013.

UK: Moet Hennessy rolls out illuminated Belvedere in UK

12 April 2013

The wine and spirits division of LVMH, Moet Hennessy, has released an illuminated bottle for its Belvedere vodka brand in the UK.

FRANCE: US shines, but full-year losses leap for Belvedere

10 April 2013

Belvedere has seen its full-year net losses more than double as sales in 2012 slipped slightly.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

22 March 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

FRANCE: Belvedere gets debt restructure okay, plans Danzka sell-off

21 March 2013

Belvedere has been granted court approval for its debt restructuring plan, while the French spirits group has also lined up the sale of its Danzka vodka brand.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

8 March 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

Comment - Wehring's Way: SPI Group, CEDC, Russian Standard, Stock Spirits, Belvedere - Behold! MegaVod!

5 March 2013

Well, look at what we might have here. Is this the beginning of the rise of the mega vodka corporation of the future?

FRANCE: Bruce Willis to approve Belvedere plan - report

5 February 2013

Actor Bruce Willis, a shareholder in French drinks group Belvedere, is to vote in favour of the company's restructuring at a shareholders meeting next week, a French newspaper has reported.

FRANCE: LVMH in high spirits as Moet Hennessy FY shines

1 February 2013

LVMH has posted double-digit rises in both full-year sales and profits from its wine and spirits division, Moet Hennessy.

Comment - Spirits - Vodka Can Go Far

22 January 2013

A new year, a new commentator. Taking the baton for white spirits, we welcome back just-drinks' former deputy editor, Chris Mercer, to cast his watchful eye over all things white. This month: Vodka.

FRANCE: Offers start to come in for Belvedere assets

30 November 2012

A senior executive at Belvedere has confirmed to just-drinks that the company's receivers have taken delivery of several offers for some of Belvedere assets.

FRANCE: Belvedere agrees deadline for possible asset sale

26 October 2012

Belvedere has set a deadline for offers for any of its assets.

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