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Why Diageo & LVMH's mooted move for Pernod Ricard won't wash - just-drinks thinks

18 Feb 2019

A couple of years ago, during a debate in London, former Diageo CEO Paul Walsh said that an acquisition was worth any price, provided you believed in what you were buying.

How has Moët Hennessy performed in 2018? - results data

29 Jan 2019

Moet Hennessy has posted a mid-single-digit increase in organic sales for 2018, despite slowing top-line growth in the final quarter.

Why spirits brands lists warn that the Chinese are coming - Comment

6 Nov 2018

This month, our white spirits commentator has been looking at lists. Lots and lots of lists. His findings, from a spirits perspective, suggest we should keep one eye on China's baijiu producers - and not merely for competitive purposes.

Start-up frenzy continues as Coca-Cola Amatil buys into restaurant AI

10 Oct 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has completed the second transaction from its incubator unit, with Amatil X buying into restaurant tech start-up TabSquare.

How has Moët Hennessy performed in year-to-date 2018? - results

9 Oct 2018

A strategy of price rises has helped Moet Hennessy maintain a mid-single-digit growth rate for sales in the third quarter of 2018.

Kweichow Moutai crowned beverage champion in future-proof list

9 Oct 2018

China's Kweichow Moutai is the world's most future-proofed beverage company, according to a new global ranking.

How did Moët Hennessy perform in H1 2018? - results

25 Jul 2018

Moët Hennessy, the wine and spirits arm of luxury goods group LVMH, recorded a solid 7% rise in organic sales in the first half of 2018, with positive trends for Cognac and Champagne.

First-quarter sales growth hits double digits again for Moet Hennessy - results

9 Apr 2018

LVMH has reported another healthy lift in sales from its Moet Hennessy unit from the first three months of 2018.

What can the spirits and wine industries learn from Moet Hennessy? - Comment

26 Mar 2018

Following on from just-drinks' analysis of Moët Hennessy's performance over the last five years, spirits commentator Richard Woodard considers the takeaways for the wider spirits and wine industries.

Moet Hennessy Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data

26 Mar 2018

In late-January, LVMH, the parent company of Moet Hennessy, released its - and its business units' results for 2017. The wine and spirits division saw its sales in the 12 months increase by 7% on the year prior. Here, just-drinks considers Moet Hennessy's performance over the last five years.

Moet Hennessy looks to double Ardbeg production 

19 Feb 2018

Moet Hennessy's The Gelnmorangie Co has lined up additional stills for its Islay whisky brand as it looks to increase production at the site. 

Moet Hennessy lines up Glenmorangie distillery expansion

5 Feb 2018

Moet Hennessy has announced plans for a "multi-million-pound" investment at its Glenmorangie single malt Scotch whisky distillery.

Moet Hennessy's Glenmorangie Spios - Product Launch

30 Jan 2018

Moet Hennessy has added a ninth release to its Glenmorangie Private Edition series. 

Moet Hennessy 2017 sales climb as Cognac cements China return - results

26 Jan 2018

The wine & spirits arm of LVMH, Moet Hennessy, has posted a solid jump in 2017 sales as it confirmed Cognac's recovery in China.

Moet Hennessy partners A$AP Ferg for Hennessy cocktail kit - video

18 Jan 2018

Moet Hennessy's US unit has announced a collaboration with US hip-hop star and painter A$AP Ferg, to release a cocktail kit and new music.

Seedlip eyes new brand creation with ex-Moet Hennessy hire 

16 Jan 2018

Seedlip has outlined plans to launch a portfolio of products, with the non-alcoholic spirits company also poaching the former head of spirit creation for Moet Hennessy's Belvedere Vodka.

Moet Hennessy ups California footprint with Colgin Cellars stake buy

21 Nov 2017

Moet Hennessy has expanded its presence in California’s wine lands, taking majority control of Napa Valley’s Colgin Cellars.

Cognac supply issues hit in Q3 as Moet Hennessy 2017 growth slows - results

10 Oct 2017

Moet Hennessy has posted flat sales in the third quarter of 2017, with the stronger numbers from the first two quarters keeping the unit's top-line in the black.

Innis & Gunn appoints three new directors as L Catterton moves in

28 Sep 2017

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has appointed three new directors to its board, with two coming from new investor L Catterton.

Innis & Gunn gets shareholder backing for near-30% stake sale to LVMH-backed L Catterton

18 Sep 2017

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has confirmed its intention to divest a near-30% stake to an LVMH-backed private equity firm, after the plan was approved by shareholders. 

Innis & Gunn poised to sell 28% stake to LVMH-backed L Catterton

5 Sep 2017

UK craft brewer Innis & Gunn has received a GBP15m (US19.4m) offer from an LVMH-backed private equity firm for a near-30% stake in the business. 

How can spirits brands get involved in sustainable bartending?  - On-premise trends

10 Aug 2017

Sustainability in the on-premise started with outlawing the plastic straw. Now, it is evolving into a much bigger concept, thanks to industry influencers both behind the bar and behind the brands. Lucy Britner looks at how - and why - drinks companies are getting involved in sustainable bartending.

Moet Hennessy set for Cognac slowdown as supply constraints continue in H1 2017 - results

27 Jul 2017

Cognac and the US market have continued to drive Moet Hennessy's performance in the first half of 2017, though the firm has again warned of constraints around Hennessy Cognac stock.

Moet Hennessy joins US craft spirits race with Woodinville Whiskey Co purchase

13 Jul 2017

Moët Hennessy has made a craft spirits move, acquiring Woodinville Whiskey Co in the US.

What do the new IWSR figures tell us about global spirits trends? - Analysis

6 Jul 2017

Analysts at Exane BNP Paribas have dug deep into latest IWSR figures to uncover the emerging trends in global spirits. Here, just-drinks takes a look at some of the prevailing winds currently on show.

Moet Hennessy appoints new US, UK heads

15 May 2017

Moet Hennessy will move its UK managing director to become CEO of the firm's US division. 

Moet Hennessy launches online shop Clos19

2 May 2017

Moet Hennessy has rolled out an e-commerce platform for its Champagne, wine and spirits brands. 

Moet Hennessy not in play for Diageo, despite LVMH Christian Dior purchase

26 Apr 2017

The takeover of Christian Dior by LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton, announced yesterday, is unlikely to bring the Moet Hennessy division into play on an M&A basis, just-drinks understands.

Moet Hennessy issues Cognac stocks warning after strong Q1 - results

11 Apr 2017

Moet Hennessy has warned Cognac stocks for the year may be affected after Hennessy volumes "increased significantly" in Q1.

Travel Retail needs a disruptor. Is it willing to find one? - Comment

20 Mar 2017

In an interview with just-drinks this week, Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard had some strong words for Travel Retail.

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