Daily Archives: November 20, 2015

Global Spirits Market to hit 3.2bn Cases by 2020


Global spirits market will climb above 3.2bn nine-litre cases by 2020, according to leading Wine and Spirits Analysts, International Wine & Spirits Record (IWSR) forecast.

Interestingly, IWSR says that while this maintains a ‘steady’ increase, the category’s compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2014 and 2020 is expected to be ’noticeably slower’ at +0.6% compared with the previous five-year CAGR of +3.6%.

Guinness Ireland to open experimental brewery to public

For the first time in its history, Guinness is to open its experimental brewery at its birthplace in Dublin, Ireland to the public.

Since the invention of the iconic brand over a century ago, the company has kept the workings of its experimental brewery a closely guarded secret.