Costa Rica News – Wine is leading the growth of liquor consumption in Costa Rica.
According to Euromonitor International, the sale of retail wine increased by 37.1% over that period. This has surpassed the success of cocktails and beer.
At the end of 2016, 8.2 million liters of wine had been sold in Costa Rica. This is worth $148.2 million. The projection is that this figure will increase to 11.6 million liters by 2021. That will represent sales of $209.3 million in Costa Rica.
Ticos are increasingly willing and wanting to try new wine varieties. The making of Sangria has also become popular.
Red wine accounts for about 80% of the wine sales in the country.