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ISFAR Critique 185 - alcohol and the heart

A recent study in Denmark tested the hypothesis that alcohol consumption, both observational (self-reported) and estimated by genetic instru...

Are consumers getting tired of consuming?

In this month's Consumer Trends spotlight, Ben Cooper examines consumption itself and asks whether government statistics in the UK published...

Will US consolidation leave craft alcohol exposed?

On Thursday, two US senators sent a letter to the Department of Justice highlighting their concerns over Anheuser-Busch InBev's proposed pur...

How to import bottled alcohol into the US - TTB

The US is widely regarded as one of the most important drinks markets in the world. According to a recent note from analysts at Bernstein, i...

Latest Interviews

Concha y Toro's Asia CEO - Interview 23 Mar 2016

Andy Morton

Ask a Chinese person about Chile and they will immediately mention one thing - cherries. The country is famous in China for its red cherries, which people see as wholesome and healthy. Chilean wine, however, is quickly catching up in the recognition stakes. According to Wines of Chile, exports to China increased by 47% last year, and the country now ranks as the third-biggest market for bottled Chilean wine.


Interview, Accolade CEO Paul Schaafsma - Part II 10 Mar 2016

Olly Wehring

In the second part of this week's just-drinks interview with Accolade Wines CEO Paul Schaafsma, we discuss the role brands have to play in the wine industry, whether wine is more of an FMCG than a purist's playground and the secrets to successful marketing.

Latest News

This week in spirits & wine on just-drinks 29 Apr 16

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.


eBay launches eBay Wine in Drync partnership 29 Apr 16

Andy Morton

eBay has linked up with mobile wine app Drync to expand its US online wine platform.


California set to join ban on powdered alcohol 29 Apr 16

Andy Morton

Almost two-thirds of US states have now banned powdered alcohol, as California moves closer to its own prohibition.


Yalumba switches Summergate for Suntory in China 28 Apr 16

Andy Morton

The Yalumba Wine Co has switched distributors in China after 11 years with Summergate.


Germany draws level with Italy in wine consumption 27 Apr 16

Andy Morton

Wine consumption in Italy rebounded slightly last year but the country dropped to third-equal with Germany in new global rankings.


Premiumisation drives US wine import trends 25 Apr 16

Lucy Britner

Total wine imports to the US grew 5% by volumes and 2% by value in 2015 as premiumisation trends drove the category, a new study has said.

Latest blogs

How many Prosecco brands can you name? 17 Feb 16

Andy Morton

At a media breakfast in London, Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard gave an interesting response to a question he's no doubt asked a lot.


Prohibition hangover lingers despite Ontario's shift 18 Dec 15

Andy Morton

This week, consumers in Ontario were able to go into a supermarket and buy beer.

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