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U.S. Champagne Market Rolls On, As Millennials Reach For Bubbly

Propelled by a new generation of highly aspirational consumers, Champagne is on a strong upswing in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 19, 2017

Moet Hennessy Posts 7% Sales Growth In First Three Quarters, Propelled By Hennessy Cognac

Buoyed by strong growth for its flagship Hennessy Cognac, Moet Hennessy posted 7% organic sales growth (+5% on a reported basis) in the first three quarters of 2016, to €3.28 billion ($3.64b). Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 11, 2016

Bubbly Booming: The U.S. Becomes Champagne’s Top Export Market

The Champagne category is bubbling over in the U.S. market, driven by a dynamic premiumization trend. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2016

Interview: Moët Hennessy’s Rodney Williams Talks Champagne

Champagne, often considered a leading indicator of the health of the overall wine market, has shown strong growth in the U.S. lately, with volume up 5% to 1.38 million cases and per-case value leaping 20% to $334 last year, according to Impact Databank. Moët Hennessy USA’s Veuve Clicquot and Moët & Chandon combine for 835,000 cases annually, accounting for more than 60% of the total U.S. Champagne category, and both brands showed solid progress in 2015, as Veuve Clicquot climbed 9% and Moët & Chandon grew 4%. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently caught up with Moët Hennessy USA CMO and EVP, brands, Rodney Williams to get an update on conditions in the bubbly segment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 7, 2016

Exclusive: Moët Hennessy USA Re-Ups With Southern In Key States, But Sheds Doubt On Becoming 100% Aligned

Moët Hennessy USA has renewed its distribution agreements with Southern Wine & Spirits in the key states of California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, Washington, Kentucky, Hawaii, Indiana, South Carolina, Oregon (for wine only) and Alaska, as well as 17 control markets. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2016

Interview: Jim Clerkin, President And CEO, Moët Hennessy North America

With the pivotal holiday selling period now upon us, wine and spirits marketers are looking to make the most of every opportunity. Always among the most prominent players at this time of year is luxury titan Moët Hennessy—with U.S. volume of 4.9 million cases, according to Impact Databank—whose upscale stable is heavily geared toward celebratory and gifting occasions. Veteran drinks executive Jim Clerkin has helmed the French company’s U.S. business since 2010, and added Canada and Mexico to his purview on November 1, taking the title of president and CEO, Moët Hennessy North America. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with Clerkin to discuss the holiday outlook. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 3, 2015

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