Our Philosophy
and Strategic Vision

Our Philosophy

There are clients all over the world looking for exceptional experiences, clients for whom the diversity of the terroirs is matched with the variety of flavours. Their requirement is aligned with our savoir-faire, the savoir-faire that we ensure is passed on from generation to generation. The time these clients spend savouring our spirits is a tribute to all those who have worked hard to craft them.

It is for these men and women that Rémy Cointreau, a family-owned French group, protects its terroirs, cultivates the exception of multi-century spirits and is committed to preserving their timelessness. The Group’s portfolio includes 12 unique brands, including Rémy Martin & Louis XIII cognacs and Cointreau liqueur.

Rémy Cointreau has only one ambition: to become the world leader in exceptional spirits, and relies on the commitment and creativity of its 1850 employees and its distribution subsidiaries located in the Group’s strategic markets. Rémy Cointreau is listed on Euronext Paris.

A portfolio of exceptional spirits

The Rémy Cointreau Group has a portfolio of 12 exceptional world-renowned brands: Rémy Martin and Louis XIII cognacs, Cointreau liqueur, Greek Metaxa spirit, Mount Gay rum, St-Rémy brandy, The Botanist gin, and single malt whiskies Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte, Octomore, Westland and Domaine des Hautes Glaces.

During the 2019/2020 financial year, the Group’s net sales totalled €1,024.8 million, an organic decrease of 11.2% (of which -6.3% for the Group brands), in a complex economic and health environment. The Group’s current operating profit totalled €215.1 million with a current operating margin of 21.0%.

The House of Rémy Martin:
Rémy Martin
and Louis XIII.


Net sales of
€735.5 million

The Liqueurs & Spirits division:
Cointreau, Metaxa, Mount Gay,
St-Rémy, The Botanist and single malt whiskies.


Net sales of
€261.9 million

The Partner Brands divison:
Third-party brands distributed
by the Group.


Net sales of
€27.5 million

Group’s strategic positioning and business ambition

Why focusing on “exceptional spirits” ?

The Rémy Cointreau Group’s positioning in the high-end segment of exceptional spirits is a very appropriate place to be: exceptional spirits are enjoying an attractive dynamic (+11% growth per year on average, compared with +5% for the spirits market as a whole over the last 10 years), driven by a move towards the high-end of the market and an increasingly discerning clientele in terms of the quality, production, know-how and history of the spirits they consume.

Positioned in fast-growing categories categories of spirits

Rémy Cointreau Group brands belong to categories of spirits (such as cognac, single malt whisky, dark rum or gin) that have significantly outperformed the market in recent years (+7.5% per year on average during the period 2000-2018 , compared with 5.1% for the market) and that retain a strong consumer appeal.