From its invention in the 17th century gin has always had a murky reputation. Poor quality grain and low prices led to a virtual epidemic of extreme drunkenness. In fact, the impact was so great that the nickname “Mother’s ruin” remains with us today.
Famous Cognac house Rémy Martin is opening a members’ only club in London for two weeks from November 25- December 6, 2014 .
The clampdown on luxury goods gifting in China continues to hit the global spirits industry with Cognac announcing total exports are down both in volume and value for the year to July 2014.