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Belvedere will cut around 50 jobs from its Moncigale unitFRANCE: 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.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Cuba Ron's Ron Cubay, Carta Blanca Extra Viejo

9 October 2013

Cuba Ron's Ron Cubay, Carta Blanca Extra Viejo

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.

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.

FRANCE: Belvedere shareholders to vote on settlement proposals

20 September 2012

The creditors and bond holders of Belvedere have approved proposals for the settlement of liabilities.

FRANCE: Court places seven Belvedere subsidiaries under administration

18 July 2012

The commercial court of Dijon has placed seven of Belvedere's subsidiaries under administration.

Comment - Belvedere Group: The Storm is Coming

16 May 2012

Belvedere's sales are rising, but only the sale of a core asset looks likely to placate the French drinks firm's creditors.

UK: New Matthew Clark arm to take on Gruppo Campari distribution

4 May 2012

Gruppo Campari is set transfer its UK distribution to Matthew Clark, according to current distributor Cellar Trends.

Product Launch - US: Belvedere's Marie Brizard Chocolat Royal Liqueur

14 March 2012

Belvedere's Marie Brizard Chocolat Royal Liqueur

FRANCE: Belvédère renews creditor protection, seeks debt deal

5 July 2011

Belvédère has announced that it has again been placed under creditor protection by the French court system, giving it breathing space to agree a deal to pay off debt.

Comment - What Next For Belvédère?

8 June 2011

Belvédère's condition has deteriorated markedly after losing its legal protection from creditors. So, is the Sobieski vodka maker finished?

just the Ten - Top Hot Topics of 2010

23 December 2010

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read Hot Topics on just-drinks in 2010.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

17 December 2010

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

FRANCE: Belvédère puts Marie Brizard sale on hold

14 December 2010

Belvédère has confirmed that it has put the sale of the Marie Brizard subsidiary and its distribution activities in Poland on hold, citing “strategic reasons.”

INDIA: NV Group invests to expand - report

24 November 2010

India-based distiller NV Group aims to quadruple its production capacity by 2012, according to a report.

INDIA: Belvedere to launch Sobieski via NV Group tie-up

19 November 2010

French drinks group Belvedere has signed a manufacturing and distribution agreement with one of India’s leading distillers, the NV Group.

FRANCE: Sobieski lifts Belvedere's spirits in Q3

16 November 2010

Strong demand for Sobieski vodka in the US has brought a little cheer to stricken French drinks group Belvedere, as it commences a ten-year debt repayment plan.

FRANCE: Belvédère remains coy on Marie Brizard sale process

5 November 2010

Belvédère has declined to comment on a report that it has postponed the sale of its Marie Brizard subsidiary.

Comment - Belvédère courts uncertainty over relaunch plan

22 September 2010

Belvédère needs to wrap up the sale of Marie Brizard, and soon, or market jitters could spell serious problems.

FRANCE: Belvédère loses appeal on debt repayment

22 September 2010

Belvédère has suffered a potentially serious setback to its financial recovery plan after a court confirmed that the French drinks group must pay back debt more quickly than previously expected.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

10 September 2010

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

FRANCE: Belvédère secures US investor, new candidate emerges for Marie Brizard

9 September 2010

Belvédère has announced the signature of an agreement with Global Emerging Markets Group (GEMG) with the US firm set to invest up to EUR70m (US$89m) in the drinks group over the next three years.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

16 July 2010

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

FRANCE: La Martiniquaise now sole candidate for Marie Brizard

12 July 2010

Belvédère has entered into “exclusive negotiations” with COFEPP, the parent company of French group La Martiniquaise, for the sale of the majority of the assets of its Marie Brizard subsidiary.

FRANCE: La Martiniquaise, ThaiBev sole bidders for Marie Brizard - source

23 June 2010

French group La Martiniquaise and Thai Public Beverage Co (ThaiBev) are the only two candidates in the running to acquire Belvedere's Marie Brizard drinks unit, a source close to the negotiations has told just-drinks.

FRANCE: Bidders close in on Belvedere's Marie Brizard

22 June 2010

The two remaining bidders in the race to buy Belvedere's Marie Brizard business are ThaiBev and La Martiniquaise, according to a report.

FRANCE: Laurent-Perrier chairman resigns

27 May 2010

Champagne house Laurent-Perrier has confirmed that its chairman, Stéphane Tsassis, has resigned “for personal reasons".

just the facts - LIWF 2010

20 May 2010

Tuesday (18 May) saw the start of the 2010 London International Wine Fair (LIWF). Here we take a look at the latest news from the fair.

FRANCE: Belvedere to sell Polish distribution arm

13 May 2010

Troubled French drinks group Belvédère has confirmed that it is in negotiations to sell its Polish distribution businesses in order to reduce debt.

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