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The volatility of the Indian whisky market

IWSR data showed double-digit growth for Indian whisky last year, and this market continues to expand despite considerable roadblocks

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Global Still Wine Trends to Watch

A look at leading varietals, colours and regions as well as the growing organic wine segment.

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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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Smaller Emerging Markets Will Fuel Global Growth of Beer

IWSR forecasts the category to reach 1.9bn hectolitres by 2023, strengthened by craft and low/no alcohol beer

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Radius Micro Trend: Agave Spirits

Growing interest in mezcal is driving the popularity of other traditional Mexican spirits

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The craft of buying and managing artisan brands

The intricacies of acquiring craft brands are a serious concern for market leaders

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US distilleries entering American single malt whiskey category at increasing rate

Consumer interest in American single malts has been on a steady increase as education and acceptance in the category grows at home and internationally

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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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The mixed fortunes of vodka

Despite the global vodka market declining, the US market looks promising

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Diageo sharpens its approach

Diageo used its recent bi-annual Capital Markets Day Investor Conference to highlight how it is changing its approach

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Provenance and profits: The future of the gin industry

IWSR’s forecasts confirm that the much-hyped gin renaissance is not simply journalistic hyperbole

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Is Africa the next big beverage alcohol market?

Despite slowing down in 2018, beverage alcohol consumption in Africa is growing significantly

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