Despite a dip in U.S. gin sales below 10 million 9-liter cases last year, distillers are optimistic that the United States is situated to be a key growth market, especially in the premium and super premium segments, in the coming years.
ISWR’s Global Gin Insights report noted that the United Kingdom, Spain and South Africa also would contribute to this expansion. Globally, 19 of the top 20 markets are expected to grow sales through 2021.
Mattias Horseman, U.S. ambassador for Hendrick’s gin, said there are multiple reasons for gin’s popularity, most notably the tremendous interest in cocktails.
“In the 1970s the vodka craze […]
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