Two months ago, CL World Brands sold the Thomas Hine & Co Cognac house to EDV SAS for an undisclosed fee. just-drinks caught up with Hine’s MD, François Le Grelle, at the Cannes World Exhibition last month to talk about the change, what life is like away from CL’s parent, CL Financial, and why Chinese Cognac drinkers will prove more loyal than Japan’s.  

Stay informed for just £1! *

Get access to unbiased and data-driven news with a subscription to Just Drinks.

What’s included in your subscription:

  • Unlimited access to Just Drinks content including daily global news, in-depth analysis, and interviews with C-suite executives
  • Unbeatable coverage of categories from beer, wine and spirits to soft drinks and hot
    beverages
  • Unrivalled drinks industry comment from Dean Best, Jessica Broadbent and leading sector specialists

Have a Subscribtion Sign in

Get help with subscribing or signing in

*30-day digital subscription for £1. Available to new subscribers only