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US sparkling market shows more pop

Amid some mixed signals arising from the pandemic and lockdown, the long run health of the US sparkling wine category looks encouraging. Strange times abound in the US sparkling wine market. Consumer sentiment appears to be warming again towards…
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US Covid-19 Impact Report Issue #1 released as open source

From today, we are making the Wine Intelligence US COVID Impact Report Issue #1 open source. The decision to release our report as open source is to provide as much help as possible to our wider client base to navigate and plan their US market strategy at a time when such planning and strategizing is turning from a once a year exercise to a weekly – or even daily – task.
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Gen Z drinkers hesitant to spend again

Following coronavirus lockdowns, mounting evidence suggests retailers, bars and restaurants are struggling to entice young consumers back through the door. So where will those positive ‘animal spirits’ come from?
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Irish wine consumers: pre, during and anticipated post Covid-19 wine behaviour

Irish wine drinkers consumed wine more frequently in March / April 2020, but spent less per bottle on average. This downloadable PDF gives an overview of how Irish consumers’ social, shopping, drinking and wine lives have and may change due…
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What’s the damage for UK on-trade?

A smooth re-opening of UK pubs, bars and restaurants following lockdown will mean on-trade wine sales volumes will be down nearly a third in 2020, so long as there is no second wave of the virus Come Saturday the 4th of July, there are likely…
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Reverting to type – or not

After lockdown, will we rediscover our old habits or permanently adopt the new ones formed during the pandemic crisis? Near where I live in Clapham, south London, a new way of enjoying beer from the pub has evolved over recent days. Technically,…
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Five learnings from lockdown - Downloadable PDF

With the publication of the final report in Wine Intelligence’s 12 market Covid-19 Impact Report series, COO Richard Halstead reflects on what the exercise has taught us about wine consumers around the world - now available in a downloadable…
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US wine volumes look stable for 2020

US wine market volumes will be flat in 2020, with coronavirus-related off-premise surge balancing out 29% on-premise volume decline, according to Wine Intelligence modelling Total wine consumption in the US will show static volumes for 2020,…
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Japan’s cautious calm

Wine drinkers in Japan have cut their wine consumption more than their western counterparts, but seem more inclined to return to business-as-usual once restrictions end With the publication of our tenth market report in the Covid-19 Impact…