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Wine Leads Growth in Costa Rican Liquor Consumption

Thursday, May 25, 2017


An almost 40 percent increase has been reported in retail sales of wine in Costa Rica between 2011 and 2016, beating other beverages such as beers and spirits.

An article on the website of La Nación states that “…Consumption of alcoholic beverages increased in the last five years in Costa Rica and wine stands out as the drink that had the highest growth in its sales from 2011 to 2016.”

According to data from Euromonitor International, the sale of retail wine increased by 37 percent in that period.

Source: Q Costa Rica