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LWF: Wine yet to see accelerated demand for no/low

Published:  19 May, 2021

Wine has yet to see an accelerated demand for the no/low alcohol space unlike spirts and beer, which have both gathered pace in recent years.


Yellow Tail and Casillero del Diablo stay top of global power list

Published:  28 April, 2021

Yellow Tail and Casillero del Diablo have once again respectively claimed the two top spots in the annual Wine Intelligence Global Wine Brand Power Index. 


Covid fuels Portuguese thirst for premium wine

Published:  11 March, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has added fuel to a trend among regular Portuguese wine drinkers for more expensive wines, according to the latest Portugal Wine Landscapes 2021 report from Wine Intelligence.


No/low struggles to meet benchmark of ‘what wine should taste like’

Published:  09 March, 2021

The no/low wine category is struggling to meet the benchmark of what wine should taste like, according to new Wine Intelligence research. 


Wine: a discombobulating ride?

Published:  04 March, 2021

Will we ever understand wine drinkers?


Consumer desire for sustainable wine waning

Published:  18 February, 2021

Consumer desire for sustainable and alternative wines is waining, despite awareness of the majority of such wine types having increased since 2019, according to a new report.


IWSR acquires Wine Intelligence

Published:  18 January, 2021

IWSR Drinks Market Analysis has acquired Wine Intelligence for an undisclosed sum.


Trends to watch for 2021

Published:  18 January, 2021

After a tumultuous and challenging 2020 and more to come in 2021, Harpers wrapped up last year by partnering with Bordeaux Wines for a webinar examining Current Consumer Trends in the UK. 


Wine drinking occasions up in lockdowns

Published:  16 October, 2020

Wine drinkers across key consumption markets have been turning more often to the beverage during the pandemic. This is spurred by new lockdown occasions and more drinking outside of mealtimes, according to a new Wine Consumer Trends in the Covid-19 Era report released by Wine Intelligence.


Christmas to bring scant cheer for trade under tougher restrictions

Published:  14 October, 2020

The UK drinks trade will have little to toast this Christmas trading period if restrictions on socialising become more onerous, with a fall in off-trade sales compounded by a further dramatic down-turn in the on-trade.


Slow return for consumer confidence

Published:  20 August, 2020

Consumer confidence with regard to eating and drinking out dipped in the UK in July as the reality of an altered hospitality landscape sank in.


China’s economic crisis to benefit wine longer-term

Published:  05 August, 2020

The double whammy of an already slowing economy compounded by coronavirus could accelerate consumer demand for reliable and legitimate wine brands in China.


Pandemic weighs down on Gen Z

Published:  15 July, 2020

The generation of youngest drinkers are the most difficult age group to entice back through the bar, restaurant or shop door, Wine Intelligence has suggested, with the fallout from Covid-19 likely to have the most detrimental impact on their buying behaviours. 


European neighbours offer UK trade signs of post-lockdown optimism

Published:  11 June, 2020

Wine consumption in some of the UK’s nearest neighbouring markets looks to be steady, with consumers maintaining overall wine consumption as lockdowns ease.


Still wine wins out as UK drinking occasions rise to new heights

Published:  14 May, 2020

The UK’s 28 million wine consumers have found new and more occasions to enjoy their favourite drink, according to new research from Wine Intelligence.


Wine sales in US maintain pre-pandemic levels

Published:  06 May, 2020

Wine sales in the US have nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels after an early spike in online sales, according to a new US Covid-19 Impact Report from Wine Intelligence.


Brazilians prioritise saving over spending

Published:  29 April, 2020

Brazilian wine drinkers are prioritising saving over spending during the pandemic, but still value wine.


Wine consumption in OZ holding up but spend is down

Published:  23 April, 2020

Wine consumption in Australia has been holding up during lockdown, but spend per bottle is down, according to new Wine Intelligence Covid-19 research.


Jerry Lockspeiser: The Covid experience - does diversification deliver business resilience?

Published:  22 April, 2020

One of the pleasures of writing an opinion piece for Harpers is keeping abreast of business issues. This comes partly through experience and discussion, partly through reading what others are writing.


Five key ways to adjust wine marketing during and after Covid-19

Published:  16 April, 2020

In its latest series of market insights, Wine Intelligence has highlighted five focus areas for wine marketeers to consider as companies battle through the extreme challenges thrown up by the Covid-19 pandemic and the developing recession.