The spirits trends to watch in 2019

As categories merge, healthfulness increases and ethical consumption becomes more commonplace in drinks, fascinating trends are beginning to appear. The Spirits Business rounds up what we can expect to see take off in 2019.

In 2018, we predicted a growing Japanese gin category, rising consumer interest in the heritage of Tequila and mezcal and the launch of a sub-category of coconut rums.

Among our 2019 forecasts is the rise in low- and no-alcohol offerings, producers experimenting with hybrid crossovers and the burgeoning trend for cannabis-based drinks.

Click through the following pages to discover the spirits trends to watch in 2019. Have your own predictions? Let us know by leaving a comment below.