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Moët Hennessy, Breakthru Beverage renew distribution contracts in five US markets

DBR Staff Writer Published 28 July 2016

Moët Hennessy USA and Breakthru Beverage Group have renewed their distribution contracts in five US markets.

The deal includes a long-term partnership and will cover Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C.

The partnership between Moët Hennessy and Breakthru predecessor Charmer Sunbelt dates back to 2005.  The portfolio includes champagnes, wines and spirits from across the world. 

While Moët Hennessy is an importer and marketer of luxury wines, spirits and champagnes in the US. Breakthru, on the other hand is an alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage distributor.

Some of the brands in Moët Hennessy’s kitty include Hennessy Cognac champagne, Belvedere vodka, Glenmorangie and Ardbeg single malt Scotch whiskies to go along with Terrazas de Los Andes, Smoke Tree and Chandon California.

Breakthru Beverages headquartered in New York City has operations across both the US and Canada. The company employs more than 7,000 associates.

Moet Hennessy North America president and CEO Jim Clerkin said: "Moët Hennessy USA is pleased to continue our partnership with Breakthru Beverage.

"We are continually looking to improve our route to market, and with the dedicated resources and support provided for our brands, I am confident that we will continue to deliver on our commitment to building luxury brands with a strong consumer focus."

Breakthru Beverage Group president and CEO Greg Baird said: "Moët Hennessy has created a luxury portfolio of wine and spirits like no other supplier in the world.

"Breakthru is tremendously excited to extend our relationships with this amazing company in so many of our markets."