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Wine Consumption in US Declines for First Time in 25 Years [Infographic]

IWSR research shows volume increases for distilled spirits and ready-to-drink products in the US in 2019; beer continues to slip

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Bartenders highlight the most called-for brands in the on-premise across 15 key US cities

IWSR's US Bartender Strategic Study examines trends, most-mentioned brands, and top consumer preferences across the United States

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The trends that defined 2019 for IWSR's analysts

IWSR analysts share the industry highlights that have left an impact on them, spanning from gin innovation and rosé preferences to new packaging trends and the craft spirits experience

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What consumers want: US bartenders divulge what’s driving sales in the on-premise

US bartenders share the spirits, cocktails and flavours that are driving consumers' drinks choices

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Hard seltzers, opportunity in Africa and tariff troubles

Highlights from the IWSR Forecasting the Future Seminar in London

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Cocktail innovation: spices and savoury notes are the flavour profiles to watch on both coasts of the US

Cocktails are critical offerings in the on-premise in Los Angeles and New York City, but it’s the sophistication of savoury ingredients that’s gaining traction.

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Hard Seltzers: The dramatic rise and global opportunity of hard sparkling water

Within six years hard sparkling water, also known as hard seltzers, have grown to account for nearly half (43%) of all US mixed drinks - what impact is this trend having on the wider drinks market both in the US and globally?

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Carbonated Cocktails Drive Innovation in Classic Mixed Drinks and RTD's

With the RTD category booming, carbonation is adding zing and nuance to cocktails both on-premise and within the RTD space.

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How is the RTD Market Evolving?

Once predominantly focused on the younger market and value offerings, the ‘ready-to-drink’ (or ‘RTD’) category has undergone a resurgence, with lifestyle-led launches, diverse new product development, and carefully styled packaging. And it’s booming as a result.

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How tequila is challenging its party drink reputation

Industry leaders are setting their sights on tequila as the new spirit to undergo ‘premiumisation’

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Radius Trend: Hard kombucha

The prevailing trend toward holistic health has shot nutritionally rich probiotic drinks into the mainstream, and is now driving demand for alcoholic versions

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