The latest figures revealed by the BNIC show that sales of cognac continue to remain healthy.  In the year running to late November 2011, the sales value was €2.033 billion Euros, up 10.3 per cent on the previous year’s trading.  The actual volume rose 6.4 per cent over the same period, to 162.8 million bottles.

Cognac Sales

All grades of cognac are showing significant rises, with VS at 3.5 per cent and 71.9 million bottles, VSOP up 6.6 per cent and 67.1 million bottle, an XO and above up a massive 16.2 per cent and 23.8 million bottles.

Geographically, sales to the Far East continue to rise the fastest, with an increase of 14.6 per cent, Europe is up 4.3 per cent, whilst North America shows a slight decrease of 0.2 per cent.


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Jacki has been with Cognac Expert from virtually the beginning. She's the senior editor of the blog, and has spent much of her life living in rural France. Today she's based back in the UK, where she splits her working life between writing for Cognac Expert and working as a Paramedic at a large regional hospital.

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    I wonder how cognac sales will develop regarding the news one of the top-spending cognac-drinkers now rests in peace:

    “Kim Jong-Il is a heavy drinker, reportedly spending spending about up to $800,000 a year on Hennessy cognac”

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