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Interview: Moët Hennessy’s Giles Woodyer On The Explosive Growth Of Hennessy Cognac

With Cognac reaching unprecedented heights in the U.S., Hennessy has been leading the charge, accounting for 68% of the category’s volume. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 8, 2017

News Briefs for October 27, 2017

•Jose Cuervo has posted 24.3% net sales growth to $299.2 million for its third quarter ended September 30. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 27, 2017

Hennessy Unveils New Bottling Facility Aimed At Bolstering Supply

LVMH’s Hennessy has opened its new bottling facility and announced plans to address its Cognac shortage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 19, 2017

U.S. Cognac Market Surges Past 5-Million-Case Mark

Cognac continues to thrive in the U.S., propelled by the remarkable rise of category leader Hennessy, along with steady progress for leading competitors Rémy Martin, Courvoisier and Martell, and an impressive contribution from relative newcomer d’Ussé. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2017

News Briefs for June 27, 2017

•Hennessy is debuting a new limited-edition bottle for its XO Cognac created by industrial designer Marc Newson. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2017

Interview: Binny’s Brett Pontoni Discusses The Brown Spirits Boom

Chicago-based retail giant Binny’s Beverage Depot has placed a big bet on brown spirits over recent years, building up its inventory of mainstream, craft and rare offerings, and investing in its Whiskey Hotline, manned by a dedicated staff of full-time professionals. With its Scotch, Bourbon and Cognac sales surging, the 35-store chain is now seeing brown spirits enthusiasm extend to Armagnac, American brandy and rum. SND senior editor Christina Jelski recently caught up with Binny’s spirits buyer Brett Pontoni to talk trends in the booming brown spirits arena. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2017

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