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Pineau des Charentes
21 février 2006
14,565 million bottles of pineau des Charentes were sold in 2005, a drop of 2.6% compared to 2004. The overall drop in the production area was 4.7%.

Cognac employees demand their share
21 février 2006
In a meeting on 16 February at Martell concerning 2006 salary negotiations, the labor unions in the cognac houses want the employees to benefit from the current favorable situation with a demand for a minimum monthly gross salary of 1,600 euros. The labor unions are calling for salary increases of 2.2 to 2.5%. The employers will make their offer on 23 February.

Increased turnover at Marie Brizard
21 février 2006
Belvedere is to take a 69.3% stake in Marie Brizard which has just reported turnover of 334 million euros, up by 16.1% (including the integration of William Pitters International).

Domaines Hine discharged
15 février 2006
Domaines Hine (Hine cognac in Jarnac) subcontracted its vine pruning to Vignes et Vergers, a company which used undeclared personnel. Hine has been discharged. The manager of Vignes et Vergers has been found guilty.

End of the road for the BNIC
15 février 2006
The viticultural reforms advocated by Dominique Bussereau (with land affectation) will eventually lead to the disappearance of the BNIC, which will be replaced by three fields of activity (cognac, pineau, wines) under the control of three committees.

Hennessy looks after its growers
15 février 2006
The Hennessy cognac house invited 1,500 wine growers on 9 February in order to close ranks and explain its commercial strategy. It sold 4.380 million cases in 2005, which represents 40% of the market and has set itself the target of increasing sales by 5 to 6%.

Pernod-Ricard : 2005-2006 first half-year results
15 février 2006
Pernod-Ricard (Martell cognac) has reported revenues of 3.3 billion in the first six months of the 2005-2006 fiscal year, notably due to the takeover of Allied Domecq.

Courvoisier "in good hands"
7 février 2006
J.-M. Olivier, at the head of the Courvoisier cognac house (Jarnac) considers that the house is in good hands following its takeover in 2005 by the American company Fortune Brands. Purchases from wine growers have risen by 10%.

Fête du cognac
7 février 2006
The young cognac producers organization (JAAC) is organizing its traditional cognac festival from 13 to 16 July.

Martell redundancy program : two years on
7 février 2006
Two years after the redundancy program at the Martell cognac house, 8 employees (out of 55 made redundant) have still not found other work.

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