Top 10 best-selling brandy and Cognac brands

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While Cognac’s star performers witnessed a fortuitous year, results were mixed for the biggest brandy players. SB takes a look at the world’s best-selling brands.

Global exports of Cognac rose for a fourth consecutive year from 2017­-2018, according to  Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) figures. The statistics showed Cognac exports during this time increased 8.2% by volume and 5.4% by value, reaching 205.9 million bottles and generating turnover worth €3.2 billion (US$3.6bn).

When it comes to brandy, the category’s biggest players witnessed falling sales with five out of the eight million-case-selling brands registering declines. Big and small producers alike are doing their best to change the category’s fortunes through innovation and experimentation.

Following our recently published Brand Champions 2019 report – an in-depth analysis of the brands selling more than one-million cases annually – here, we run through the world’s best-selling Cognacs and brandies on the market today.

Click through the following pages to discover the top 10 best-selling Cognac and brandy brands, listed in order of their nine-litre case sales.

Data is listed to one decimal place for ease of reading, but the percentage changes are based on the full data supplied to The Brand Champions 2019.


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