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Martell enters Pernod-Ricard
18 juillet 2001
Martell should be part of Pernod-Ricard by the end of the summer. Lionel Breton, the future head of the cognac sector, has announced that Martell will be one of the four leading brands of the group and that cognac will now play a part in its development strategy.

"Trendy" campaign for cognac
11 juillet 2001
The new cognac promotional campaign, presented by the BNIC on 4 July, will be seen from this summer in the Paris métro and in most magazines in the autumn. Starting with the slogan "which cognac are you ?", three answers are suggested in three different images.

Martell, a priority for Pernod-Ricard
4 juillet 2001
The Pernod-Ricard group, which acquired Martell last year, has confirmed the appointment of Lionel Breton as the CEO of its new cognac division. Group managers have stated that " With the Bisquit and Renault cognac brands, Martell will have the support of the Pernod-Ricard network".

Cognac successful at Vinexpo
27 juin 2001
About fifty Charente cognac houses were present a the Vinexpo trade fair which took place last week in Bordeaux. This highly professional gathering was stimulating for the cognac houses which were able to note that more and more wealthy cognac lovers are turning to the top of the range niche. The number of orders from Asia and the eastern European countries has also increased.

Good cognac harvest in sight
27 juin 2001
The viticulture research station in Cognac, after evaluating the grape bunches, is expecting a yield between 100 and 120 hectoliters per hectare. The vines are in a healthy state for the moment. The station is currently working on good practice in hygiene (European standards) and traceability.

Rémy-Cointreau : improved profitability
20 juin 2001
The annual results of Rémy-Cointreau show a sharp rise in the group’s profitability with an operating margin of 19.9 % of turnover which stood at 926 million euros (+26 %). Sales of cognac rose by 22 % and now represent 41% of turnover of the group which has announced its intention to reinforce its portfolio of brands.

Inauguration of the Courvoisier museum
20 juin 2001
Last week Philippe Treutenaere, the CEO of Courvoisier, officially presented the guided visit round the company in Jarnac. Like the other three major cognac houses (Hennessy, Remy Martin and Martell), Courvoisier still remains committed to industrial tourism. The Courvoisier museum is open every day until September.

Cognac, king of the Net
13 juin 2001
Since 1996, the number of Internet sites set up by members of the cognac trade has increased greatly. Sites for information, sales and promotion but also auctions. Alongside lovers of great cognacs, special finds of cognac collectors from all over the world are changing hands for thousands of francs on the Web.

The BNIC lines up with Hanoi
13 juin 2001
The BNIC (Cognac Inter-professional National Bureau) has just signed an agreement with the government in Hanoi with a view to helping in the creation of labels of origin for certain local products such as tea. In return, the BNIC is hoping for improved protection for products exported to Vietnam such as cognac.

Cognac-Havana alliances
13 juin 2001
The ecomuseum at Migron, the Cognac-Cigare-Club and the BNIC have joined forces in "cognac-Havane alliances" whose aim is to highlight the link between the two productions. This operation, which has already attracted 25 cognac companies, includes a permanent exhibition, the production of information sheets, a guide, a seminar and soon, a "cigar trail in cognac country".

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