Focus - Armagnac

Neither economic gloom nor the presence of an illustrious neighbour appear to be overshadowing Armagnac, France’s less well known brandy denomination. Chris Losh found the region’s producers to be in an upbeat mood.

Focus - Armagnac’s turn to put Cognac in the shade

11 December 2008

Neither economic gloom nor the presence of an illustrious neighbour appear to be overshadowing Armagnac, France’s less well known brandy denomination. Chris Losh found the region’s producers to be in an upbeat mood.

US: Premium spirits market still growing - Diageo

6 November 2008

An economic slowdown has caused more US consumers to trade down on drinks, but figures show that the premium spirits category remains buoyant, Diageo executives have said.

Focus - Luxury spirits growth tipped to withstand downturn

7 October 2008

Financial doom and despond may currently pervade the world of high-flying corporate executives but, Ian Buxton writes, spirits marketers expect high-priced, ultra-premium brands to continue their strong growth. The current environment may prompt financial movers and shakers to take a stiff drink, but it will apparently still be a reassuringly expensive one.

FRANCE: White Armagnac set to go on sale

6 February 2007

A new-style Armagnac will be on offer to consumers in France this year.

Browse more hot issues

Currently reading -

Focus - Armagnac

just-drinks tagline

Not a member? Join here