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The Beauty of a Fresh Start for Remy Cointreau

As a former L'Oreal executive, Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet will be no stranger to makeovers. But the one she unveiled for Remy Cointreau this...

Will Brown-Forman prosper from vodka decline?

If the spirits story of the last 40 years has been vodka's ascent to domination, are we now witnessing a whiskey fightback?...


Beckham, Diageo and the Allure of the VIP Pop-Up

Andy Morton | 3 Mar 2015

On Sunday night, ex-footballer and modern-day whisky impresario David Beckham held a party in central London.


Remy, dead cats and the power of China's new year

Andy Morton | 23 Jan 2015

Has Remy Cointreau bitten off more than it can chew?


Price drops would damage our DNA - Remy Cointreau

Andy Morton | 22 Jan 2015

Remy Cointreau's CFO has said the company won't drop Cognac prices in China as it would damage “not only our image, but our DNA”.


US exposure puts pressure on Diageo in 2015

Andy Morton | 9 Jan 2015

The year may only have just started, but one analyst firm has already named its winners and losers for global spirits 2015.

Latest Interviews

Interview - Remy Cointreau liqueurs & spirits CEO

Richard Woodard | 3 Dec 2014

Earlier this year, Panos Sarantopoulos was promoted by Remy Cointreau to head up its liqueurs & spirits division. Late last month, Richard Woodard travelled to France to meet him.


Interview - CEO of Brown-Forman

Ben Cooper | 13 Dec 2012

Earlier this year, Ben Cooper met the CEO of Brown-Forman, Paul Varga, in the company's heartland, the US. In the first instalment of this two-part interview, the two look at Brown-Forman's position in the drinks industry, its portfolio of spirits brands and its prospects and ambitions in the emerging markets.

Latest News

just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Olly Wehring | 3 Jul 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Lucy Britner | 19 Jun 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


Remy exec moves to Piper-, Charles Heidsieck

Olly Wehring | 18 Jun 2015

Societe Europeenne de Participations Industrielles (EPI) has appointed a former Remy Cointreau executive as the president & CEO of its Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck Champagne operations.


Piper Heidsieck agrees Terlato Wines tie-up

Andy Morton | 1 May 2015

Champagne house Piper Heidsieck has switched US importers, dropping Remy Cointreau America for Terlato Wines.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Olly Wehring | 24 Apr 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


Remy Cointreau US head to step down

Andy Morton | 20 Apr 2015

The chief of Remy Cointreau's US division is to leave after 18 years with the company.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Olly Wehring | 17 Apr 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


just a While Ago - On 17 April in...

Olly Wehring | 17 Apr 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Remy boosts WeChat profile with Cognac push

Andy Morton | 17 Apr 2015

Remy Cointreau's Cognac brand Remy Martin has increased its WeChat followers by five-fold in two days after an advertising campaign on the Chinese social media platform.


Remy Cointreau's FY Performance by Region, Brand

Andy Morton | 15 Apr 2015

In a trading update yesterday, Remy Cointreau posted marginal organic sales growth for its fiscal full year, but reported sales dropped by 6%, Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by region and brand in the 12 months to the end of March.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Olly Wehring | 10 Apr 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


Remy Cointreau strikes Glazer's Canada deal

James Wilmore | 9 Apr 2015

Remy Cointreau is handing distribution of its portfolio in Canada to Glazer's.


just a While Ago - On 2 April in...

Olly Wehring | 2 Apr 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Remy Cointreau places EUR80m of bonds

James Wilmore | 2 Mar 2015

Rémy Cointreau has privately placed EUR80m (US$90m) worth of bonds with an insurance company.


just a While Ago - On 11 February in...

Olly Wehring | 11 Feb 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Moet Hennessy's FY sales drop on China woes

Andy Morton | 4 Feb 2015

French luxury goods group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has posted a full-year sales and profits slide for its wine and spirits division due to Cognac destocking in China.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Andy Morton | 30 Jan 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


Remy moves Chapoulaud-Floquet into CEO seat

Andy Morton | 28 Jan 2015

Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet has officially taken over as Remy Cointreau's CEO and revealed a shake-up for the French group's management team.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

James Wilmore | 23 Jan 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


just a While Ago - On 22 January in...

Olly Wehring | 22 Jan 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Remy eases declines as China hints at recovery

Andy Morton | 22 Jan 2015

Remy Cointreau's sales continued to drop in its year-to-date but declines slowed and Q3 Cognac shipments to Greater China rose.


Lucas Bols kicks off IPO offer period

James Wilmore | 21 Jan 2015

Lucas Bols, the Dutch spirits producer, has today started the offer period for its IPO, which will run until 3 February and values the company at up to EUR207m (US$240m).

Latest blogs

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up

James Wilmore | 16 Jun 2014

Here's what happened on just-drinks last week, featuring a brouhaha over beer ingredients, Scotch and the independence question, and our global gin report.


How to beat FIFA at the World Cup ad game

Andy Morton | 28 May 2014

The start of the FIFA World Cup is just two weeks away, and excitement is growing, not least at The Coca-Cola Co and Anheuser-Busch InBev, the event's two drinks sponsors.

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