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As Industry Manager, Spiros sets the agenda, standards, focus and insight levels for Euromonitor's global alcoholic drinks research. He is also a key contributor and thought leader in development of the company's cannabis research analyses and system data.
Spiros has been providing prescient and pioneering insights on the evolution, branding and innovation within the global alcoholic drinks industry for the past two decades. Prior to working at Euromonitor, Spiros worked as a freelance analyst and journalist for a number of independent publications. He is also founder of the iconic London bar, Behind This Wall.
Functionality cues are increasingly replacing simplistic dealcoholisation approaches, and botanical alchemy and molecular experimentation with new ingredients are making the no/lo landscape one of the most innovative and exciting in the alcohol ecosystem. It is here to stay.
The pandemic accelerated the shift towards moderation and mindful drinking, leading to an increase in demand for non-alcoholic spirits as a healthier and safer alternative. Using Euromonitor International’s e-commerce tracking tool, Via, online data for stock keeping units (SKUs) can easily identify trends.
Cannabis drinks, still relatively niche and only accounting for a low share of cannabis sales in the markets where they are available, hold the potential to disrupt established drinks ecosystems and the traditions surrounding them, starting with alcoholic drinks.