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Pernod-Ricard highly profitable
29 février 2008
Pernod-Ricard has announced record growth of its business (sales worth 3.7 billion, + 10.1%) and margins (588 million, +17.7%), thanks mainly to its 15 leading brands. Investment in the brands has risen by 14.8%. The only problem : the US market is weighted down by the dollar which has recorded a 5% drop in margins.

End of road for Segonzac cooperative
29 février 2008
The association Charentes viticoles, the cooperative set up to make and market vin de pays from the Charentes through Maison des Maines International, scuttled itself yesterday during its general meeting. This enables its assets to be liquidated and set against liabilities of 680,000 euros. Maison des Maines takes over the business.

Croizet cognac on TV
23 février 2008
Cognacs Croizet (Saint-Même-les-Carrières), which has been taken over by Russian Wine Trust, is the subject of a report on Russian television.

Charente winegrowing association
23 février 2008
The Charente winegrowing association (ACV) is holding the AGM for its Segonzac (Charente) cooperative on 28 February at Angeac-Champagne.

Cognac is star export
21 février 2008
Last year champagne and cognac alone represented 42% of the 9.6 billion euros worth of exports of French wine and spirits, but may suffer this year as a result of the economic slowdown in the United States (already -3% in 2007).

Surplus production
21 février 2008
On 19 February nine winegrowers appeared in court in Saintes (Charente-Maritime) charged with failing to deliver for mandatory distillation their surplus production which exceeded the QNV threshold in 2004-2005 and 2005-2006. The judgement will be pronounced on 18 March.

Cognac : glass half full or half empty ?
19 février 2008
After November and December, the month of January has confirmed a slight decline in the rise of cognac sales (the rise still remains at +2.6% from February 2007 to January 2008 with 157.8 million bottles).

Area meetings for pineau
19 février 2008
The producers’ union for pineau des Charentes is calling its members to three area meetings to discuss the reforms under way : on 21 February at Matha, on 26/02 in Barbezieux and 28/02 at Gemozac.

Students discovering cognac companies
13 février 2008
Twelve students from the Institut supérieur du marketing du goût (Paris La Défense) are spending three days on an immersion course to discover the world of the cognac companies.

Cognac, safran and lupins at the international agricultural show
13 février 2008
The region is preparing to take part in the Agricultural Show in Paris from 23 February to 2 March. On a 60m² stand, it will present all its traditional specialties (54 regional products have a quality label) but also safran and lupins. The BNIC will take part once again this year and for the ninth time in the International Agricultural show. It will have a stand with two main themes : consumption of the product and training for people working in the sector.

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