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Cognac Rides the Recessionary Rollercoaster

A new report from just-drinks and The IWSR suggests the Cognac sector has been on something of a rollercoaster ride during the recent econom...

Cleaning China's seedier side brings Remy balance

While China's on-trade is cleaning up its act, Remy Cointreau expects the clientele in the country's bars to resume its love affair with Cog...

Cognac plays the waiting game in China

When Cognac producers were beginning to realise the full impact of falling demand in China last year, Pernod Ricard's MD of finance, Gilles...

Analysis - Remy's new CEO "a very good hiring"

During last week's full-year results conference call, Remy Cointreau chairman & interim CEO François Hériard Dubreuil said he expected a new...

Latest Interviews

Interview - CEO of Brown-Forman 13 Dec 2012

Ben Cooper

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.


Interview - Bruichladdich's CEO Simon Coughlin 20 Nov 2012

Andy Morton

Two months ago, French spirits and Champagne firm Remy Cointreau paid GBP58m (US$90.3m) for Islay Scotch maker Bruichladdich.

Latest News

TRAVEL RETAIL: Drambuie unveils new packaging 19 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Drambuie has released new packaging for its namesake Scotch whisky liqueur brand exclusively into the Travel Retail channel.


Remy Cointreau names liqueurs & spirits CEO 31 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Remy Cointreau has appointed a new head of its liqueurs & spirits division as it targets growth outside its core Remy Martin Cognac brand.


William Grant silent on Drambuie bid talk 22 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has stayed quiet on speculation that it is one of a handful of companies looking to buy Scotch whisky liqueur brand Drambuie.


Remy posts Q1 sales drop as Edrington loss bites 18 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Remy Cointreau has posted another sharp sales drop in first-quarter results after falling Cognac sales in Asia and the loss of a distribution deal in the US.


First Drinks becomes William Grant UK 11 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

First Drinks, the UK division of William Grant & Sons, has announced a name change.

Latest blogs

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 16 Jun 2014

James Wilmore

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 28 May 2014

Andy Morton

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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