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Tequila, Mezcal Boom At Retail Despite Supply Shortages

Surging demand for agave spirits continues to outstrip supply, according to retailers in multiple states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 10, 2021

Impact’s “Hot Brand” Tequilas Continue To Soar In 2021

Last year, Tequila shipments to the U.S. surged 24% to above 28 million 9-liter cases, more than doubling in size from a decade earlier. The U.S. accounted for nearly 90% of global Tequila exports in 2020, and achieved a new milestone with 60% of shipments comprised by the higher-priced 100%-blue agave segment, an all-time high. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 23, 2021

Tequila’s $25-$40 Tier Takes Off In The U.S.

While luxury Tequilas like PatrĂ³n, Don Julio, Casamigos, and Herradura continue to soar, brands priced in the $25-$40 super-premium tier just below them are also surging. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2021

DISCUS: U.S. Supplier Revenues, Volumes Jump In 2020

U.S. spirits supplier revenues surpassed $31 billion on volume up 5.5% to 251 million 9-liter cases in 2020, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. With that strong performance, spirits’ share of total beverage alcohol supplier revenues climbed to 39.1%. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 29, 2021

Premiumization Drives Gains For Retailers, As Demand Exceeds Supply Of Key Labels

An intense focus on high-end spirits ignited by the onset of Covid-19 last March rocketed throughout the holiday season, key retailers report. Tequila led the charge with supply struggling to keep pace with lightning-quick demand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2021

Off-Premise Surge Continues, As Wine, Spirits, And Beer All Accelerate

The shift to the off-premise continued in high gear in the week through March 21, as consumers appeared to stock up ahead of stay-at-home orders in many states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2020

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