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"We are already producing Champagne in a climate that's different from our fathers'" - just-drinks speaks to the Comite Champagne 9 Oct 2019

The Champagne industry prides itself on being at the forefront of the climate change battle, producing in 2001 wine's first report on the effects a warming planet will have on growing and production. This week, Champagne's overseer, the Comité Champagne (CIVC), released its latest sustainability report, revealing that climate change is no longer a prospect on the horizon but is already having an effect on how Champagne is made. Earlier this week, just-drinks sat down with CIVC director of communications Thibaut Le Mailloux to talk about the threat of climate change and what needs to be done to protect Champagne.

Global Travel Retail - The state of the union - TFWA 2019 Preview 26 Sep 2019

This year's TFWA World Exhibition & Conference kicks off on Sunday. Ahead of the six-day Global Travel Retail event, channel commentator Joe Bates looks at the latest data, which underlines the resilience of the wider alcohol category in this most diverse of retail channels. Challenges, however, still remain.

Vallat appointment means it is business as usual for Remy Cointreau - just-drinks thinks 12 Sep 2019

What does yesterday's announcement of Eric Vallat as Remy Cointreau's next CEO tell us about the company's plans?

What does the future hold for Champagne? - Research in focus 15 Jul 2019

Champagne will look to overcome short-term challenges in some of its mature markets as the category continues to pursue a value-driven strategy in a growing number of emerging non-European markets around the world.

Union des Vignerons des Côtes du Rhône chases global consumer with flavour shift - Focus - ProWein 2019 20 Mar 2019

For an indication of how global wine consumer tastes have changed in the past few years, just look at the new portfolio from Union des Vignerons des Côtes du Rhône.

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Remy Cointreau battles third-quarter headaches as year-to-date sales slide - results data 24 Jan 2020

Remy Cointreau has put a brave face on a disappointing performance in its fiscal year-to-date, with the group abandoning the announcement of an outlook forecast.

Pernod Ricard ends bullfighting tie-up in France for commercial reasons, not activist pressure – just-drinks EXCLUSIVE 24 Jan 2020

The French unit of Pernod Ricard has withdrawn its sponsorship of a bullfighting organisation in the country, but has dismissed claims the move was due to complaints from animal rights activists.

Remy Cointreau Q3 fiscal-2020 - preview 23 Jan 2020

On Friday, Remy Cointreau will announce its results for the third quarter of the group's fiscal-2020. The figures will also round up the company's performance in the nine months to the end of December. Here's a look at the stories that will likely shape Remy's performance in Q3.

Champagne Beau Joie launches limited-edition bottles with fashion brand Marchesa 23 Jan 2020

Champagne brand Beau Joie has announced a tie-up with high-end fashion brand, Marchesa.

Camus Cognac CMO Jean-Dominque Andreu steps down 21 Jan 2020

Cognac producer Camus has announced the departure of its chief marketing officer.

Champagne Lanson starts 2020 with GTR executive change 17 Jan 2020

Champagne Lanson has confirmed a switch in its Global Travel Retail operations, with Olivier de la Giraudière leaving the company after 15 years.

Campari Group snaps up Baron Philippe de Rothschild France Distribution 20 Dec 2019

Campari Group has closed the year with confirmation of its latest purchase, taking full control of its distribution in France.

How did Laurent-Perrier perform in H1 fiscal-2020? - results data 20 Dec 2019

Laurent-Perrier has reported a flat top-line performance from the first six months of the company's fiscal-2020.

Organic wine consumption set to hit 1bn bottles per year - research 16 Dec 2019

The consumption of organic wine has been forecast to reach around 1bn bottles per year worldwide in the next five years.

Moet Hennessy takes control of US French rose leader Chateau d'Esclans 2 Dec 2019

Moet Hennessy has acquired majority control of the Provence rosé producer Château d'Esclans.