Beverage brands can use halo from wine, spirits to market brandy
March 24, 2015
In Rabobank's new report about the U.S. brandy market, the New York-based financial services company identifies a clear market gap in what logically should be the segment’s strongest price segment — premium brands. Between the value, low-growth end of the brandy spectrum and the fast-growing, super-premium Cognac end, there is a potential opportunity for spirits companies to tap into the growing appetite for premium spirits among sophisticated, affluent U.S. consumers, it suggests.
A recent IWSR survey commissioned by international wine and spirits exhibition Vinexpo has found that the United States is driving global wine consumption as the alcohol category’s largest wine market.
When Rémy Martin, a brand of Paris-based Rémy Cointreau, first talked to specialist label converter Lithobru, Cognac, France, about its Coupe Shanghaï project, the challenge they presented was extremely demanding.
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