May 30, 2018

Rosé Wine Booming

French Rosé wines from Provence are experiencing a significant growth in popularity throughout the world, but particularly in the United States, which absorbed half of last year’s exports. The internationalisation of rosé wines from Provence is “accelerating”, said Brice Eymard, director-general of the Conseil Interprofessionnel…
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May 30, 2018

The Promise of a Rose Garden…

Paul Mas has launched a new collectors’ rosé wine: the Jardin de Roses, or Rose Garden. The wine is made from 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache grapes. The harvest, coming from strictly selected plots, is destemmed on arrival at the cellar and pressed in a…
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May 30, 2018

Ott: When Provence Rhymes with Champagne

One of the best-known houses of Provence, Domaines Ott, was founded in 1912 by Marcel Ott, an agricultural engineer from Alsace who dreamed of establishing a great wine estate near the Mediterranean. Today, the wineries are owned and managed by Champagne Louis Roederer and produce…
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May 30, 2018

Cocktails – Spanish Style

Historic Spanish Sherry house González Byass is cheering growing appreciation for the famous fortified wine of Jerez in Andalusia with a showcase of its latest premium aperitifs at Vinexpo Hong Kong 2018. As popularity soars worldwide for Spain’s “wine treasure” with mixology cocktails fueling a…
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May 30, 2018

ABM Continues to Innovate with Packaging and Blends

American Beverage Marketers are back at Vinexpo Hong Kong with products including Mixology Pro, the Gourmet Bloody Mary Mixer, Finest Call, Reàl and Big Bucket, just to name a few. The company is committed to long-term worldwide leadership in the development, marketing and sale of…
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May 29, 2018

Breaking the 1bn Euro Barrier

With a broad array of international brands to its name, the La Martiniquaise-Bardinet group is ready to position itself as a global spirits leader Perseverance is paying off for familyowned La Martiniquaise. Last year, the French drinks group broke through the €1bn turnover threshold for…
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May 29, 2018

Keeping Up Spirits – Market Data

Latest statistics released in the Vinexpo/IWSR report (2016- 2021) indicate that for spirits, premium price points are generally performing better than value globally, with mainstream standard brands developing at a healthy rate. Whisky is expected to perform particularly well, especially Scotch and US whiskey, and…
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May 29, 2018

Gustave Eiffel Armagnac – A French First

Since 1989, Gustave Eiffel wines have been commercialised by Philippe Coupérie Eiffel, a direct descendant of the great French engineer, and now, Armagnac has been added to the offering, thanks to a partnership with Armagnac Castarède. It was already in 1900 that Gustave Eiffel bought…
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May 29, 2018

Cognac Larsen Launches Exclusivities for Asian Market

Cognac house Larsen is launching two new Cognacs at Vinexpo Hong Kong. Larsen VSOP Reserve and Larsen XO Reserve have been created especially for the Asian market and follow Larsen’s new long-term exclusive partnership with Asiaeuro, signed in December 2017. Asiaeuro is now distributing the…
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May 29, 2018

The Heady Aroma of Success

ADVERTORIAL Cognac grows in appreciation in the region, and Cognac Larsen drives business with new ideas and structure Cognac is the most established European imported spirit in Asia and for many years, recognised as a premium luxury drink for the rich and successful. We spoke…
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