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Record Record Record! January 18, 2011

2010 is a Record Breaking Year for Cognac Sales!

Yesterday, January 17, the BNIC released the 2010 figures for sales of cognac. Proving resilient through the global economic crisis, 2010 proved an absolute record breaker, with a turnover of 1.860 billion euros.  That’s an increase of 17.9% in its worldwide shipments, making a total of 153.1 million bottles. This is an astounding achievement, especially…

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Old Cognac documents January 17, 2011

Historical Cognac Documents Saved from the Trash!

Within two years, Gerard Jouannet, the Deputy Mayor of Cognac, aims to rescue the archived records of many Cognac houses and make available to the public the ‘Centre de la Memoire du Cognac’ – a Centre to the Memory of Cognac. Rather than allowing the historical records of cognac producers to be lost forever, the…

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Hedonist January 17, 2011

New Mixdrink Hedonist Cognac Launches in March 2011

Hedonist is a new mixdrink that will be released in March 2011. It’s the blend of Cognac, ginger and vanilla. It clearly seems to target hedonists, as the name already says – in the style of

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Remy Martin VS Australia January 15, 2011

Remy Martin VS returns Down Under

For those of you living on antipodean shores, you will be delighted to hear that after a break of nearly two years, Remy Martin VS Cognac is once more officially on sale once again. The VS re-joins the VSOP and XO back on Australian shelves, and this premium, entry level cognac is only available in…

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Cognac think tank January 14, 2011

Fourth International Cognac Summit 2011 – Goal: Measure taste

The fourth International Cognac Summit, organized by the BNIC runs from Jan 23rd to Jan 26th. This tim the focus is on taste, the palate. Just remember: In 2008 the think tank created the summit cocktail, in 2009 the aroma wheel. The summit takes place in the town of cognac; bartenders, experts and sommeliers are…

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This is England January 13, 2011

Bottoms Up! For the UK Drinks Market

In figures released this week by Vinexpo, it has been revealed that the British now surpass the French for their consumption of wine, and is now the world’s largest importer of wine. The UK spirit market is also on the rise, with Vodka being the top spirit and Tequila showing a marked rise, growing 33%…

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