Cognac exports to the UK rise
Cognac exports to the UK grew 3.6% in the year to July 31, 2017, and it held onto its position as the fourth largest export market for the spirit.
Overall export figures from the famous French region are positive, showing 15.2% value growth year-on-year.
Cognac accounts for 35% of the UK off-trade brandy category and the leading brands are Courvoisier, Martell and Remy Martin.
More than three-quarters of sales come through the multiple grocers.