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Interest in wine grows in Japan

  Still and sparkling wine in Japan had been stagnating for a few years before the pandemic hit, and in 2020 and 2021, volumes dropped by as much as 15%. The share of these wines has now dropped to below 4% of the Japanese total beverage alcohol…
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Japanese drinkers prioritise treating themselves to better quality wines now vs pre-pandemic  

With one of the longest life expectancies in the world, and one of the lowest birth-rates, Japan holds the title of the “oldest” country on the planet. According to the Statistics Bureau of Japan, nearly three in 10 are now over 65 years…
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Young and adventurous wine drinkers take hold in Japan

According to our Japan Landscapes 2019 report, Japanese regular wine drinkers are displaying behaviours that present hopeful prospects to the category, though success will be more about value, less about volume The Japanese wine market…