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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

Spurred By Surging Hennessy, Cognac Reaches Record Highs In 2016

Spurred by significant growth in the U.S. market, Cognac exports reached record highs in volume and value in 2016, according to the BNIC trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2017

News Briefs for October 26, 2016

•Hennessy is releasing the first in a series of “single-batch, bespoke” Cognacs with the launch of Master Blender’s Selection No. 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 26, 2016

Cognac On Pace To Hit Major Milestones In U.S. Market This Year

Heading into the spirits market’s crucial holiday selling period, the high-flying Cognac category shows no signs of slowing down. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 10, 2016

Top Spirits Brands Enjoy Strong First Half As Tito’s Surge Continues

The U.S. spirits market’s top 50 brands enjoyed a strong first half of this year, with aggregate growth of 4.4% in control states, according to NABCA, and a 3.9% gain in IRI channels. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 30, 2016

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