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Opportunities for Alcoholic Drinks and Tobacco in Legal Cannabis in the US

by and August 19th, 2016

Opportunities and pitfalls abound for both alcoholic drinks and tobacco in partnership with the legal cannabis industry in the United States. The legal cannabis industry accounts for US$7 billion in 2015, and only a few states have legalized recreational use. Although legislation and regulations would most certainly play a heavy role in federal legalization, both […]

Consumer Preference of Local Beer Makes Hungarian Competition Authority Ruling Obsolete

by August 14th, 2016

In 2015, the Hungarian Competition Authority announced the four largest players in the beer market in Hungary will have to reduce their contracts with hotels, restaurants and cafes in order to give local players a chance to compete. As craft beer as become a global phenomenon, Eastern Europe has experienced a surge in small breweries, […]

3 Trends for Wine in 2016

by May 25th, 2016

From grape stories to great stories Demystification and democratisation initiatives will allow the wine category to breathe and venture out of its stuffy cellar of complacency and stiff traditionalism. Grape varietals, terroir, appellations and unpronounceable chateaux will take a back seat to an over-reaching narrative providing more casual yet emotional undertones to brand equity. The […]