Home Cognac-world Contact
News About the cognac Cooking Cognac crafts The shops online Forum Newsletter
Search :
The news

Martell invites the Grand National
13 février 2001
To celebrate ten years of sponsorship of the famous Grand National horse race (England), the Martell company has organized the ritual "heavy lunch" at Cognac. This "press conference" prior to the race usually takes place in London. Personalities from the world of horse racing all over the world gathered in Javrezac for a grand show bringing together horse races and eaux-de-vie from Cognac.

Cognac and grapefruit
12 février 2001
More and more distillers are diversifying their activities as shown by Jean-François Rault (distillerie du Peyrat) who has just created an organic cognac mixed with pink grapefruit.

Tasting apprenticeship
6 février 2001
Oreco in Cognac has just started its 2001 tasting apprenticeship for eaux-de-vie. It is a twenty week program of two-hour weekly sessions.

Cognac changes its image
31 janvier 2001
The cognac houses are taking inspiration more and more from the image of their competitors, the whiskies, to secure new customers. Thus Bisquit is calling its Château de Lignères cognac "Pure single Estate" in a reference to "Pure Single Malt" and is trying to put forward the idea of a single origin for the product to make it more perceptible. This is a marketing move aimed notably at the young. 35 % drink whisky compared to 1.5 % who prefer cognac.

Cognac : diplomas for bottling
31 janvier 2001
Two diplomas are to be created for the bottling industry (250 companies) in Cognac : one is a professional qualification certificate for machine operator-fitters and one for machine operators.

Rémy Cointreau
31 janvier 2001
After announcing its intention to exceed the 10 % threshold of the Rémy Cointreau capital, Slob Holding has indicated that it does not wish to take control in the next twelve months, nor take a place on the board of directors or the supervisory council.

Increased turnover at Rémy Cointreau
24 janvier 2001
The Rémy Cointreau group has announced an increase in turnover for the first nine months of fiscal 2000-20001 to 788.5 million euros, an increase of +8.9 %.

Hennessy to sponsor the comic strip festival
24 janvier 2001
The Hennessy company is sponsoring several events at the comic strip festival, notably an exhibition on Japanese mangas to be inaugurated next Thursday in the presence of the Japanese ambassador.

Black cognac for the US
17 janvier 2001
Alain Royer, the founder of the A. de Fussigny cognac house, has just created a black cognac, aged in charred barrels like those used for bourbon, called Ebony Blend. It is destined above all for the US market.

Two new vineyards for LVMH
9 janvier 2001
The LVMH group (Hennessy) is about to acquire, via its subsidiary Veuve Clicquot, two new overseas vineyards, Newton (60 hectares, California) and Mont Adam (50 hectares, Austraila) for a total of 50 million euros. The group is thus seeking to strengthen its position in the growth market of so-called New World wines.

1 - 10 - 20 - 30 - 40 - 50 - 60 - 70 - 80 - 90 - 100 - 110 - 120 - 130 - 140 - 150 - 160 - 170 - 180 - 190 - 200 - 210 - 220 - 230 - 240 - 250 - 260 - 270 - 280 - 290 - 300 - 310 - 320 - 330 - 340 - 350 - 360 - 370 - 380 - 390 - 400 - 410 - 420 - 430 - 440 - 450 - 460 - 470 - 480 - 490 - 500 - 510 - 520 - 530 - 540 - 550 - 560 - 570 - 580 - 590 - 600 - 610 - 620 - 630 - 640 - 650 - 660 - 670 - 680 - 690 - 700 - 710 - 720 - 730 - 740 - 750 - 760 - 770 - 780 - 790 - 800 - 810 - 820 - 830 - 840 - 850 - 860 - 870 - 880 - 890 - 900 - 910 - 920 - 930 - 940 - 950 - 960 - 970 - 980 - 990 - 1000 - 1010 - 1020 - 1030 - 1040 - 1050 - 1060 - 1070 - 1080 - 1090 - 1100 - 1110 - 1120 - 1130 - 1140 - 1150 - 1160 - 1170 - 1180 - 1190 - 1200 - 1210 - 1220 - 1230 - 1240 - 1250 - 1260 - 1270 - 1280 - 1290 - 1300 - 1310 - 1320 - 1330 - 1340 - 1350 - 1360 - 1370 - 1380 - 1390 - 1400 - 1410 - 1420 - 1430 - 1440 - 1450 - 1460 - 1470 - 1480 - 1490 - 1500 - 1510 - 1520 - 1530 - 1540 - 1550 - 1560 - 1570 - 1580 - 1590 - 1600 - 1610 - 1620 - 1630 - 1640 - 1650 - 1660 - 1670 - 1680 - 1690 - 1700 - 1710 - 1720 - 1730 - 1740 - 1750 - 1760 - 1770 - 1780 - 1790 - 1800 - 1810 - 1820 - 1830 - 1840 - 1850 - 1860 - 1870 - 1880 - 1890 - 1900 - 1910 - 1920 - 1930 - 1940 - 1950 - 1960 - 1970 - 1980 - 1990 - 2000 - 2010 - 2020 - 2030 - 2040 - 2050 - 2060 - 2070 - 2080 - 2090 - 2100 - 2110 - 2120 - 2130 - 2140 - 2150 - 2160 - 2170 - 2180 - 2190 - 2200 - 2210