Locked content Beer and wine production to drop in 2017 – report

Beer production in Poland will fall by 2.2 percent this year and will amount to 40.5 million hectoliters – according to the Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGŻ) report. The Institute forecasts that foreign trade deficit of alcoholic products will reach €327 million. “Bas...

Locked content Discount stores are Poland’s leading wine sellers

This year it is estimated that the Polish wine market will revive slightly. In 2015 Poles will spend PLN 2,2 billion on wine, which is a four percent increase as compared to last year. The majority of this profit will go to discount shops such as Biedronka and Lidl, whereas other wine sellers will n...

Alternative investor guide: Can you make money on alcohol and pain...

By definition, an alternative investment is an investment in assets other than stocks, bonds and cash, making it a rather vast category. Nowadays, you can invest in virtually anything from gold bars and foreign currency to stamps and famous actors’ autographs. What was once considered a hobby, can n...

Locked content Wine consumption to grow by 7%

Poles have taken a liking to the 6,000 year old alcoholic beverage. Wine consumption (including more expensive bottles) is growing and will continue to do so at a rate of 7 percent per year, according to a KPMG report. Andrzej Bernatek, chief of a consumer goods consulting group at KPMG, said, ̶...

Poles spent PLN 41.1 bln on alcohol in 2013

According to the report by KPMG consultancy, Poles bought PLN 41.1. billion worth of alcohol products last year. Most of this was spent on beer (47 percent) and vodka (30.7 percent). Out of that figure, 31 percent was spent on so-called “premium products”, while 26 percent on economy brands.

Vintage, vini, vici

How discount stores are conquering Poland’s rapidly growing wine market with quality imports at rock-bottom prices