NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits —the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced a new distribution agreement with Rémy Cointreau USA. With the agreement, Rémy Cointreau’s portfolio of exceptional spirits will be managed across the entire state of New York by Southern Glazer’s.
Marty Crane, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Executive Vice President and General Manager of New York said, “We are thrilled to represent this iconic portfolio in New York. The luxury portfolio of Rémy Cointreau paired with the brand building expertise of Southern Glazer’s will deliver long term value to Rémy Cointreau and our trading partners.”
Shelly Stein, President, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits stated, “We look forward to great mutual success as we put our expert team to work to help drive continued growth for Rémy Cointreau’s luxury spirits portfolio throughout the important New York market.”
Commenting on the alignment, Ian McLernon, President and CEO Americas at Rémy Cointreau added, ”We are delighted to partner with Southern Glazer’s in New York to accelerate the development of our brand portfolio of exceptional spirits, and to further develop the super-premium category opportunity in this key state.”
About Rémy Cointreau:
All around the world, there are clients seeking exceptional experiences; clients for whom a wide range of terroirs means a variety of flavors. Their exacting standards are proportional to our expertise – the finely-honed skills that we pass down from generation to generation. The time these clients devote to drinking our products is a tribute to all those who have worked to develop them. It is for these men and women that Rémy Cointreau, a family-owned French Group, protects its terroirs, cultivates exceptional multi-centenary spirits and undertakes to preserve their eternal modernity. The Group’s portfolio includes 12 unique brands: Rémy Martin and Louis XIII cognacs, Cointreau liqueur, METAXA Greek spirit, Mount Gay rum, St-Rémy brandy, The Botanist gin, and our collection of single-malt whiskies (Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte and Octomore from Islay, Westland from Seattle and Domaine des Hautes Glaces from the French Alps). Rémy Cointreau has a single ambition: becoming the world leader in exceptional spirits. To this end, it relies on the commitment and creativity of its 1,900 employees and on its distribution subsidiaries established in the Group’s strategic markets. Rémy Cointreau is listed on Euronext Paris.
About Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, and employs more than 20,000 team members. Southern Glazer’s urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit www.southernglazers.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at Facebook.com/SouthernGlazers.