Figures released by the BNIC show that shipments of cognac are up 7.1 per cent over the past 12 months.

160 million bottles

448,719 hectolitres of pure alcohol is the total so far, and this remains a record.  But the figures over the past two months are slightly down on the previous years.  September of this year is down by 5 per cent.

Cognac market up

Regarding shipments to various markets, North America sales are down slightly by 0.4 per cent.  However, the Asian market is up by 16 per cent.

Source: BNIC

Get articles like these and more:
Subscribe to our mailing list

Cognac Shipments up 7.1 Per Cent: 160 million bottles

Get a 10% Voucher AND Tasting Cognac eBook when you subscribe to our newsletter. Weekly updates about our stories, new products and deals.


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.

Write A Comment

We are proud to present the very first edition of the Cognac Expert MagazineDISCOVER