For the 13 weeks through October 5, total wine sales increased 0.7%. However, white table wine sales increased by nearly 1%, and pink table wine sales increased by 2.2%. Sparkling wine increased in sales by over 6%, as well as volumes by 4%. On the other hand, sparkling rose sales increased by 19.4%, as well as volumes by 22%.
In regards to spirits, sales increased by 5.6% and volumes by 3.5%. On the contrary, whiskey sales increased by 18.6% and volumes by 16.8%. Speaking of whiskey, sales increased by 21% and volumes by 18.2% in a four-week period.
Source: Wine & Spirits Daily, November 2019