Brandy / Cognac
Cognac has seen a resurgence in recent years, as more Americans are enjoying France’s native spirit.
In 2018, 14.8 million 9-liter cases of Brandy/Cognac were sold in the U.S., generating $2.7 billion for distillers. Since 2002, total Brandy/Cognac volumes are up 53%, with the Super Premium category up 478%.
For Cognac specifically, 6.4 million 9-liter cases were sold in the U.S — an increase of 12.5% over 2017 volumes. Over the past five years, Cognac grew a robust 73.0%, reaching its highest level since the data series began in 2002.