#BizTrends2020: 5 spirits trends in South Africa for 2020

14 January 2020. Curated, experiential and tailored experiences were at the forefront of South Africa’s alcohol consumption trends in 2019. With brands driving loyalty, they’ve also increasingly used local nuances to connect more with their consumers in a bid to be more authentic. Read more…


Rosé wine sales rocket

2 August 2019. Once derided as a poor relation of real wine, sales of rosé have rocketed across Britain and France over the last few years as consumers look to expand their taste experiences. Read more…


Canned wine comes of age

23 May 2019. The category is no longer just a fad, as young consumers increasingly set aside the stemware and crack open cans of wine. Read more…


Global cinnamon market: Key findings and insights

14 May 2019. Read more…


#BizTrends2019: 5 trends stirring the liquor business

10 January 2019 – There has been a seismic shift in consumer behaviour over the past few decades, and we’re seeing it in the world of drinks too. Read more…


Global brandy shows promise

14 November 2018Read more…


The Champagne & Sparkling World Wine Championships 2018

6 July 2018 – The world’s most prestigious sparkling wine competition, The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2018 (CSWWC) have announced a total of 116 Gold and 128 Silver medals were awarded in this year’s competition to 18 different countries. Read more…


Sparkling wine, Chile and premium spirits forecast to continue to buck UK downward consumption trend

15 February 2018 – The growth in sparkling wine, along with premium gin, rum and whisky, is set to continue beyond 2021, helping offset the impart on value sales of a 10-year decline in consumption. Read more…


Chinese spirits market expected to be worth $450bn by 2021

23 September 2017 – The rise of a drinking culture at Chinese social gatherings, along with increased disposable income among younger consumers, will mean the Chinese spirits market will grow at a compound annual rate of 15% until 2021, according to GlobalData. Read more…