Insights & Trends
Using our knowledge of the industry and experience working with entrepreneurs, we periodically create tools, case studies and short films discussing what we see as emerging trends within the world of drinks. Have a look.
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The 5 Bricks
The drinks industry is challenging. Whoever is investing will want to be sure that you have built a strong business and a brilliant brand. In this presentation we outline "The Five Bricks" - a framework that we believe captures the areas of a business that are important to focus on when building a sustainable drinks brand.
Brilliant Founder Storytelling
This simple and easy-to-use manual has been carefully designed to spark creative thoughts and encourage entrepreneurs to write, create, think and hone their stories by capturing the key elements of what makes a good narrative and by providing useful provocations and inspiration.
The growth of the non alcoholic drinks category
We've produced two short films and a white paper on the subject and continue to explore how non alc is changing the landscape of the drinks industry
Winning at Home
In October 2017, we put on a series of three talks at Bar Convent Berlin - one of which was focused on helping entrepreneurs succeed in their home markets. We talked to four of Europe's most successful founders about how they've created pull and grown the local love in their cities and countries.
How to start a spirits business
Advice, guidance and tips about starting a spirits business.
BCB Brooklyn: The Lowdown on the Non-Alcoholic Category
As the health and wellness trend continues, consumers look for ways to enjoy non-alcoholic products in similar ways and settings to alcoholic ones. In this video taken at BCB Brooklyn 2019, Portfolio Director, Heidi Dillon Otto, shares the results of a recent white paper that captures consumer and bartender sentiments surrounding the category.
Non Alcoholic Drinks - A Growth Story
We’ve been watching the popularity of ‘non-alcoholic drinks’ grow over the last 3 years, and according to new research commissioned over the last 8 months, their time has finally come.More Info