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Seguin-Moreau cooperage in court
2 juin 2004
The former finance director of the Seguin-Moreau cooperage (Merpins), Manuel Llamas, is contesting his redundancy and claiming 362,860 euros. The Prudíhommes industrial tribunal will give its ruling on 24 September 2004.

Jarnac cooperage starts afresh
2 juin 2004
The tonnellerie de Jarnac, formerly Chalufour, was taken over in April by three associates, including the former director Bernard de Montaigu. 13 of the 20 employees have been kept on.

Exports of wine and spirits
26 mai 2004
In 2003, French exports of wine and spirits were worth 7.8 billion euros.

Hennessy seeking to expand
26 mai 2004
Cognac town council is in favor of the expansion project put forward by Hennessy which wants to increase its alcohol storage facility at Cherves-Richemont. A public inquiry into the matter was opened on 27 April.

Patrick Ricard to present Martell
26 mai 2004
Patrick Ricard, the CEO of Pernod-Ricard, is in Cognac on 26 and 27 May to present Martell & Co to the press.

Martell : Lionel Breton confident.
19 mai 2004
Following the layoff program which led to 114 redundancies, the Martell cognac house (Pernod-Ricard) is recovering. The CEO Lionel Breton has indicated that 35 jobs have been created. In 2005, a new bottling plant will be in operation on the Rouillac site. Mr Breton claims that sales rose by 8% in 2003 compared to 2002 (1.1 million cases) and by 6% in the first quarter of 2004. He expects sales to rise annually by 1 to 2 % over the next ten years.

LVMH : sales up in first quarter.
19 mai 2004
Sales of the LVMH group (Hennessy cognacs) rose by 2% in the first quarter to 2.84 billion euros.

Hennessy in favor of a readjustment
19 mai 2004
The CEO and DG of the Hennessy cognac house, R. de Farcy and Y. Filloux, are in favor of an increase in the amount distilled. They consider that distilling 500,000 hectoliters would enable stability to be achieved. Hennessy accounts for 40% of world sales of cognac (almost 4 million cases sold each year).

Rémy-Cointreau on la Croisette
12 mai 2004
Rémy-Cointreau (Rémy-Martin cognac) is in Cannes during the international film festival for a press relation operation and a competition for its customers : "Live like a star for 24 hours".

Courvoisier : cognac and haute couture
12 mai 2004
The Jarnac cognac house Courvoisier, which belongs to Allied Domecq, has just created a company called "Atelier Courvoisier", specializing in fashion, to revitalize its image. A first fashion show was recently organized in New York. In another move, Courvoisier has joined forces with an American cigar manufacturer to launch its brand of cognac seasoned cigars.

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