Moet Hennessy USA and Marnier-Lapostolle Inc. Renew U.S. Distribution Agreement for Grand Marnier Liqueur

Jan 14, 2013, 09:47 ET from Moet Hennessy USA

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moet Hennessy USA and Marnier-Lapostolle Inc. have announced today that Moet Hennessy USA will continue to be the U.S. distributor for Marnier-Lapostolle Inc.'s Grand Marnier liqueur. This extends a long-standing agreement and reinforces the partnership between the two companies.

"Moet Hennessy and Grand Marnier have a strong history that goes back many years," said Jim Clerkin, President and CEO of Moet Hennessy USA. "I am extremely pleased that we will continue to work with Marnier-Lapostolle Inc. to grow the Grand Marnier brand in the U.S., introduce new products and bring 'La Vie Grand Marnier' to life for consumers and the trade."

Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle, President of Marnier Lapostolle Inc., said, "On behalf of all of us at Marnier-Lapostolle Inc., we are very pleased to continue our partnership with Moet Hennessy USA and look forward to Jim Clerkin and his team bringing their absolute commitment, passion and expertise to successfully launching our three new products, GM Titanium, Louis Alex Bourbon Barrel and our Limited Release, Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach to the market this year."

About Moet Hennessy USA:

MOET HENNESSY USA is the leading importer and marketer of luxury wines, spirits and champagnes in the U.S. The Moet Hennessy portfolio includes renowned brands such as: Hennessy Cognac; Moet & Chandon, Dom Perignon, Krug, Veuve Clicquot and Ruinart Champagnes; Belvedere vodka; 10 Cane rum; Grand Marnier; Glenmorangie and Ardbeg single malt Scotch whiskies; and fine wines, including Chateau d'Yquem, Cape Mentelle, Cloudy Bay, Newton Vineyard, Numanthia, Terrazas and Domaine Chandon California sparkling and still wines. Moet Hennessy has a strong consumer focus with an uncompromising commitment to building luxury brands.

About Marnier-Lapostolle North America:

The House of Marnier-Lapostolle North America is a family owned and operated luxury spirit and wine producer and operates as the direct importer in the United States. The portfolio includes: Grand Marnier Liqueurs, GM Titanium, KAPPA Pisco, Lapostolle and Chateau de Sancerre wines.  Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle, the great granddaughter of the creator and founder of Grand Marnier, has served as President of Marnier-Lapostolle since 2007. 


SOURCE Moet Hennessy USA