Wine Is Spain's Most-Sold Alcohol Drink: Nielsen

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Wine Is Spain's Most-Sold Alcohol Drink: Nielsen

Wine is the most sold alcohol drink in Spain and the most sold drink after water, according to Nielsen's study, Market Trends.

Sparkling wine sales rose by 5.7% in Q1 2016, while water sales were up by 6.3%. Most other drinks categories showed an increase, including: beer (+3.9%), alcoholic drinks (+2.4%), and soft drinks (+0.3%). Only juice drinks saw a fall in sales (- 0.6%), according to Vinetur.com.

The study also showed that overall, supermarkets' sales increased in the same period. Stores with a space of 1,000 to 2,500 square metres registered a 4.3% growth, supermarkets between 400-999 square metres were up 2.5% and hypermarkets also at +2.5%.

© Article by Sarah Roeder.