The Cognac House, headquartered in the city cognac was founded in 1863 by Jean-Baptiste Camus together with some partners under the name "La Grande Marque". Before, he had already produced cognac, but sold it to large houses. In the early 1890s, Camus acquired the partner shares and added its name to the company name, since then the company is called "Camus La Grande Marque SA". Since 1977, it has been run by Jean-Paul Camus as the fourth generation president his two sons Jean Baptiste and Cyril are supported. The company is one of the few Cognachäuser privately owned. The estate comprises four wineries with a total of 100 hectares, two of them in the Grande Champagne and one in Bordieres. Each of the goods has its own distillery. In addition, contract growers distill and mature wines under the strict supervision of Camus. The total storage capacity is 30 million bottles.
The product range includes Cognacs of the Napoleon, XO and Extra classes as well as the very old and valuable top products "Tradition", which on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the company created "Jubilee" and "Gold Marquise". These are sometimes filled in original porcelain bottle molds, such as one in book form, the "Lovers Rings" bottle (two intertwined rings) and the Golf bottle. One of the last creations is "Josephine", a specially developed for women cognac. In the global duty-free business, Camus is the number one, the products are offered by over 50 airlines on board. The annual sales volume is five million bottles, of which 90% are exported to 120 countries. Further spirits brands are sold independently by the subsidiary CGEVF. This group includes other cognac brands and the Armagnac House Armadis with, inter alia, the brand Chabot.