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The UK has lost 12.5% of its monthly wine drinking population since 2015

The main contributing factor to this loss being declining alcohol consumption, falling participation rates among lower income consumers and growing interest in other categories such as cider and gin
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Land of hope in the UK wine industry

The wine category has been an unlikely success story of the UK’s Covid-afflicted year, but long-term issues remain If the Covid era has proved anything, it is that wine still has a place in UK consumer hearts. Faced with an unprecedented…
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UK wine drinkers become less influenced by wine descriptors

Changing priorities have led to UK wine drinkers being less influenced by taste and style descriptions both in store and on labels or by matching wine with their food choices Amid the radical and enforced changes in lifestyle brought on by…
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Welcome to the Reducer’s Christmas

The surge in UK off-premise wine sales we observed during lockdown has been sustained, but our latest consumer intentions modelling suggests that the traditional Christmas cheer may be absent from the wine sector in 2020 Back in June we –…
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Brexit: The opera continues

As the Brexit deadline approaches, the UK wine industry and its EU supply partners are facing two potentially costly future trading expenses regarding the post-Brexit trading world: regulation and tariffs Here we are again. Veteran observers…
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Alternative formats for wine gain traction in UK

Over the past three years the UK’s wine drinkers have grown more open-minded about alternative wine packaging formats that save weight, offer value and avoid waste; and the recent lockdown may have boosted this trend The UK wine market has…
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What drives wine brand purchase in the UK?

Consumer choice reminds us that a ‘back to basics’ approach continues to have merits when it comes to wine branding in the UK market Our latest data, collected in late July and early August 2020 in the UK, illustrates that when it comes…
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No quick recovery in UK wine drinker intention to return to socialising

The first look at the July wave of wine consumer attitude tracking in the UK is showing less, not more, confidence in going out and spending money compared with April. Why? Are things getting better? Or are they getting worse? On this fundamental…
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Not so sparkly for the UK sparkling wine market

The UK consumer’s love affair with sparkling wine appears to be waning, though the growing domestic sparkling industry seems to be benefiting from a ‘buy local’ wave arising from lockdown Even before the impact of the recent COVID-19…