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Euromonitor to Speak at Indspirit 2015

by January 15th, 2015

Event: INDSPIRIT 2015 Location: The Leela Ambience, Gurgaon, India Website: http://www.indspirit.in/indspirit/home.htm Date:  16 January, 2015 Event Description: As INDSPIRIT 2015, the premium alcobev trade event enters its 9th year we have moved the event to the Millennium city, Gurgaon since last year. The third largest and fastest growing market, India is going to be the […]

Alcoholic Drinks – October 2014 Overview of New Product Launches

by November 7th, 2014

  This monthly summary highlights the most interesting product launches in October, with a focus on the direction the alcoholic drinks industry is taking in terms of innovative developments. Winter Is Coming. Again. As the spirits industry’s busiest time of the year fast approaches and will soon be upon the Northern hemisphere in a crescendo […]

Alcoholic Drinks – September 2014 Overview of New Product Launches

by October 5th, 2014

This monthly summary highlights the most interesting product launches in September, with a focus on the direction the alcoholic drinks industry is taking in terms of innovative developments. Moscato Wine Goes Bang Bang There is a common thread running through brands such as the notoriously faddish Skinnygirl series, unceremoniously withdrawn launches such as Qream cream […]

Russian Roulette, Legislative Bullets and the US$2 billion Hangover

by September 11th, 2014

All is not quiet on the Eastern Front. The Russian alcoholic drinks market– once upon a time lauded as a lynchpin of a BRIC narrative now in tatters- is already reeling under the pressure of excise tax hikes, maturity induced headwinds, advertising bans and relentlessly tightening legislation. Somewhat perversely, these are the good news- largely […]

August 2014 Overview of New Product Launches in Alcoholic Drinks

by September 4th, 2014

This monthly summary highlights the most interesting product launches in August, with a focus on the direction the alcoholic drinks industry is taking in terms of innovative developments. Powders, Pills and Ice Cubes: Thinking Outside the Proverbial Bottle Technical and technological leaps have been historically consigned to the backstage of the alcoholic drinks innovation arena- […]

Champagne and Problems Bubbling Beneath the Surface: Post-Recession Sales Decline and Growth in Sparkling Wine

by July 23rd, 2014

According to Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, outspoken president of the eponymous champagne house, “Champagne’s stiffest competition comes not from other sparkling wines but from Viagra”. If there ever was a sentence encapsulating the category’s inherent contradictions, emotional gravitas and effervescent overconfidence, that would be it. Reality is unfortunately less lyrical. According to Euromonitor International’s latest research, global […]