COGNAC DAILY NEWS

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Monthly Archives: September, 2014

HANDMADE, SMALL BATCH, ARTISAN & CRAFT SPIRITS ARE UNDER SCRUTINY

We have all witnessed the growth of craft beers, craft wines and now crafts spirits. Craft and Artisan Spirits are trendy and so trendy that many brands are claiming to … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

SPIRIT BRANDS ARE GETTING INVOLVED IN WORLD AND OUT OF SPACE EXPLORATIONS

Johnny Walker and Grey Goose are both getting adventurous, joining the long legacy of Rasmussen or Magellan. Grey Goose which is made in Cognac, has just signed a partnership agreement … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

SCOTCH WHISKY SEES DOUBLE DIGIT DECLINE IN ITS MAJOR MARKETS

Cognac is not the only brown spirit to suffer from a world sales decrease. Scotch whisky saw it worst sales decrease this year from January to June in 15 years, … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE OTHER BIG BROWN SPIRIT COUNTRY SCOTLAND WILL BE GOING INTO VOTING

As a graduate of the University of Stirling in Scotland, I am following with interest the debate on the voting for Scotland independence which will happen tomorrow Thursday 18th September 2014. … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

SEPTEMBER 2014 RECORDS DECLINING COGNAC SHIPMENTS

Global Cognac shipments declined markedly by volume and value in the year through June, with growth in the U.S. unable to offset continuing woes for the category in China. According … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE PENDULUM OF LIFE IMPACTS THE SPIRITS INDUSTRY

What comes up must come down. I am not explaining Newton theory of gravity but the pendulum of life. Big sales, Bigger sales, and BiGGER & BIGGER SALES usually are … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

FRANCE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME THE WORLD’S BIGGEST WINE PRODUCER IN 2014

Government and trade groups from Italy, France and Spain have released wine production forecasts for the year 2014, with France expected to jump over Spain and Italy to become the world’s biggest … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment