The IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) has released its annual spirits results, showing the rising popularity of pisco, a Chilean and Peruvian Brandy; Japanese shochu and China’s best-selling spirit baijiu, demonstrating a growth in Asian...
Both large and small US wine and spirits (W&S) companies have been more progressive and competitive with work benefits and compensation than the market average, according to a talent report from ForceBrands.
South Australia’s reputation for being Australia’s epicurean centre is getting a boost, with spirits distilling now making a name for itself in the state, in addition to the wineries that first brought it that distinction.
Should you utter the word brandy in some gentile Asian setting, the chances are someone will correct you. “Do you mean cognac, old chap?” they might put it, pointedly. “Isn’t brandy something cheap the English drink?”
Over the past decade, the beverage category has been defined by the millennial generation, driven by local craft brands. The 2020s are expected to be shaped by Gen Z, with further digitization of brands using smart technology.
The APAC region is seeing growth in health and wellness awareness, influencing spirits purchasing behavior. About 52% of consumers are now looking for options that ‘align with their health and wellbeing.’