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Daily Archive: November 15, 2016

Interview: Rémy Martin CEO Eric Vallat

Veteran luxury goods executive Eric Vallat was named CEO of Rémy Martin Cognac in January of 2014. In the nearly three years since Vallat took the helm, Rémy Martin has unveiled a global “One Life/Live Them” campaign heralding multifaceted cultural contributors such as actor/musician Jeremy Renner, and sought to connect with consumers via initiatives like La Maison Rémy Martin, an interactive pop-up brand concept making stops in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles this fall. Meanwhile, the brand has prospered in the U.S., growing by 23% over the past two years to reach 765,000 cases, according to Impact Databank. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with Vallat to discuss Rémy Martin’s growth amid the Cognac boom. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for November 15, 2016

•For many Napa Valley vintners, 2016 extends a run of exceptional years for Cabernet Sauvignon to five in a row. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 15, 2016

•Fort Collins, Colorado-based New Belgium Brewing Co. will enter the Massachusetts market early next year, bringing its distribution footprint to 46 states. Continue reading →

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