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Pernod-Ricard : rise in first half 2006-2007
9 mars 2007
The Pernod-Ricard spirits group (Martell cognac) has reported a 7.3% rise in turnover in the first half of 2006-2007 (to end of December) at 3.5 billion euros.

Cognac : AOC reform in view
8 mars 2007
The forthcoming decree (AOC) Cognac should set out the conditions regarding pruning. The winegrowers’ union (SGV) will make sure that information such as a minimum density of 2,200 plants and spacing of 3.5 between rows when planted. The following grape varieties may also be included : Jurançon blanc, Meslier Saint François B and Select B.

Land affectation in the cognac area
7 mars 2007
A certain number of winegrowers feel that they have gone unheard in the system of land affectation to be put in place in 2008. They are calling on the winegrowers’ union (SGV) for a referendum.

Distillery in bankruptcy
6 mars 2007
The Court of Appeal in Bordeaux has examined the bankruptcy of a distillery (GIE de stockage merpinois) which involves some one hundred winegrowers from the Charente and Charente-Maritime. The grouping was never disbanded and in 1999 the administrator appointed by the court considered that the members were jointly liable with the distillery and ordered them to pay about 18 million francs to the Crédit Agricole, BNP and other creditors. The Court of Appeal will give an answer on June the 5th.

Students at the Bnic
6 mars 2007
Each year the Bnic professional trade organization welcomes about 500 students from catering schools to introduce them to the world of cognac.

Russians interested in cognac
5 mars 2007
Russian investors are turning their attention to cognac (Russian Wine Trust has signed an agreement to buy the Croizet-Eymard house) and 4,780,000 bottles of cognac were shipped to Russia in 2006 (630,000 in 1999).

The BNIC monitors ugni-blanc
5 mars 2007
The Bnic has just launched an operation to preserve the genetic characteristics of the ugni-blanc, a grape variety present in 70,000 hectares of the Charente vineyards. This should enable the vines to adapt to climate change.

Centre international des eaux-de-vie
5 mars 2007
In Segonzac (Charente), the Centre international des eaux-de-vie (Ciedv) is now able to self-finance its budget (150,000 euros), so much so that it is to refund its 2007 grants.

Courvoisier hands the mike to Big Tigger
2 mars 2007
The Courvoisier cognac house has recruited a new ambassador : Big Tigger, the star of American hip-hop.

Restructuring at Chalvignac
28 février 2007
The Nov-Tech group has decided to bring together on one site the companies Chalvignac Pruhlo-Distillation (manufacture of pot stills) and Chalvignac-Equipements in Châteaubernard (project worth 2.5 million euros with about twenty jobs). The building should be operational at the end of 2007. The CEO of Nov-Tech is to hand over to P. Tizon.

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