The story of the House of Rémy Martin was written by audacious and spirited men and women—and they will continue to do so.
Rémy Martin, a young winegrower in Cognac, begins selling cognac under his own name.
King Louis XV of France grants Rémy Martin the rare right to plant new vines in recognition of the excellence of his cognacs.
The first Rémy Martin Grande Champagne cognac is created.
Paul-Emile Rémy Martin took the house and its cognacs beyond Europe into the United States, Asia, and the Pacific.
To accompany the house’s development abroad, he chooses the Centaur as the emblem of the house, creating a logo for the first time. An avid astronomer, it was also his star sign, Sagittarius.
Goes into partnership with Paul-Émile Rémy Martin II and starts to develop the house’s full potential.
André Renaud becomes the first Cellar Master of the house, and later its chairman.
Launches Rémy Martin Fine Champagne Cognac VSOP by blending Petite Champagne and Grande Champagne crus. It's an immediate success based on its differentiating point: superior quality.
Fine Champagne cognac is legally recognized for its superior quality.
André Renaud decides the house will exclusively produce cognac made from Petite Champagne and Grande Champagne crus.
Trained by André Renaud himself, André Giraud accelerates the use of modern technology in the cellars, creates the development center and the first cooperage at Merpins – all three very much at the heart of Rémy Martin today.
As son-in-law to André Renaud, André Hériard Dubreuil takes the reins as president and launches a visionary partnership with winegrowers, today known as the Alliance Fine Champagne, to guarantee the highest quality.
The now iconic black frosted VSOP bottle is devised.
Due to unprecedented demand, Rémy Martin XO, the epitome of opulence and sophistication, is created.
Georges Clot introduces modern digital techniques for managing the cellar stocks.
1738 Accord Royal is created, in tribute to the royal privilege once bestowed upon Rémy Martin by Louis XV of France.
The first woman to be appointed Cellar Master to a major cognac house. She creates Centaure and Centaure de Diamant, and imparts the secrets of the Rémy Martin legacy on Baptiste Loiseau, just as Georges Clot has passed them on to her.
Born and bred in Cognac and a lover of the terroir but also of travelling to new lands, Baptiste Loiseau is the cellar master for the next generation, ready to take Rémy Martin into a bright future.
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