Mid-sized formats still represent a niche in spirits markets, but they are enjoying double-digit growth. This major trend driven by the increase in prices and the popularity of cocktails at home continues to grow in super- and hypermarkets, in liquor chains and even in cafés, hotels and restaurants.
Vinexpo news selection - Dec. 4, 2013
The 35cl format for spirits is increasingly in fashion
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 29, 2013
Castel and Vranken-Pommery come together and focus on rosé
Vranken-Pommery the wine producer has announced a partnership venture with the family-owned group Castel around rosé wines.
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 26, 2013
Spain strengthens China trade links
Spain is now the third biggest wine exporter to China according to recent figures, prompting greater Chine-Spanish cooperation on the protection of trademarks.
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 22, 2013
Brazilians swapping cachaça for vodka
According to research by IWSR, Brazilian consumers are developing a taste for vodka and whisky, turning away from traditional spirits cachaça and brandy.
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 19, 2013
US to become the top New Zealand wine market
North America will become New Zealand’s largest market for wine within two years according to Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers.
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 14, 2013
Focus on… Baijiu
Baijiu, also known as shaojiu, is a alcoholic beverage from China. Baijiu, also known as shaojiu, is a alcoholic beverage from China. It is sometimes infelicitously translated as "white wine", but it is in fact a strong distilled spirit, generally about 40–60% alcohol by volume (ABV), and the world's most-consumed liquor (in volume).
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 12, 2013
Nicolas wine and spirits chain inaugurates another pop-up store
Pop-up retail seems to appeal to the French specialist purveyor of wine and spirits Nicolas.
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 7, 2013
The dazzling success of Armand de Brignac
In 2006, Champagne Cattier, a Vinexpo exhibitor re-launched the Armand de Brignac brand with a brut cuvée sporting an Ace of Spades logo, which was famous for its gold metallic bottle. The packaging immediately appealed to actors and other stars. A great success story !
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 5, 2013
Frapin pursues US and China focus
The CEO of Cognac Frapin has explained to the drinks business that the brand is making “real progress” in the US, particularly with the higher end of its product range.
Vinexpo news selection - Nov. 1, 2013
Artéis & Co, the trendy champagne brand by the street artist André
Street artist André Saraiva designs the bottle for his new champagne, Artéis & Co.