Elevating Craftsmanship at the Brews & Spirits Expo

Business Wire IndiaThe fourth edition of Brews & Spirits Expo (13 – 15 September 2023) at the Manpho Convention Centre in Bengaluru, is set to bring together the finest minds and brands in the alcohol beverage sector, creating a hub of innovation and industry networking.
The alcohol beverage sector is a significant contributor to the Indian economy, with a wide range of products and services that cater to various consumer preferences. The sector comprises of beer, spirits and wine, and has experienced steady growth in recent years.
As a catalyst to the fast-growing sector, Brews & Spirits Expo aims to deliver value to the alco-bev ecosystem by providing a platform to foster partnerships within the industry with curated events such as:

  • Trade Fair with machinery and materials displays and presentations
  • Conference on ‘Grain to Glass 4.0: Disruptive Innovation’
  • Topic of the conference this year: ‘The Shape of Things to Come’
  • Technical Workshop on Brewing by VLB Berlin
  • Masterclasses on spirits and wines
  • Tasting sessions for beer, spirits and wines
  • Mixology & Flair Bartending Challenge
  • Brews & Spirits awards for the industry.

Raising a glass to innovation, Mr. Sukhinder Singh, the founder of The Whisky Exchange, will deliver a keynote speaker at the conference. Several more industry leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders will share their knowledge and expertise during panel discussions focused on trending topics in the alco-bev sector.

The event is supported by industry associations and organisations such as All India Distillers’ Association, All India Wine Producers’ Association, APEX Wine Club India, India Bartenders’ Guild, Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies, Craft Brewers Association, Distillers’ Association of Maharashtra, Ethanol Manufacturers’ Association, Fragrances & Flavours, Gin Explorers’ Club, Grape Growers’ Federation of India, Indian Flair Bartenders Association, International Spirits & Wines Association of India, Karnataka Brewers and Distillers Association, Karnataka Wine Board, NSIC, Single Malt Amateur Club, UP Distillers’ Association, Wine & Spirits Club of India, and many more.

The beer segment has been a key driver of growth, with craft and premium beer gaining popularity. The rise of micro-breweries and brewpubs has also contributed to the growth of the beer segment, with consumers seeking unique and personalised drinking experiences.
In the spirits segment, premiumisation is driving growth, with consumers increasingly opting for high-end products. Whiskey, in particular, is experiencing strong growth, driven by demand from emerging markets such as India, China and South-East Asia.
The wine segment has also witnessed steady growth, with increasing demand from emerging markets and the rising popularity of sparkling wines. The growth of e-commerce and online sales channels has also made it easier for consumers to access a wider range of wine varieties.
The growth in the alcohol sector is driven by several factors, including changing consumer preferences, rising disposable incomes, and the increasing popularity of social drinking. The sector is also benefiting from the growth of the hospitality and tourism industries.
Additionally, technology and innovation have been helping the alco-bev sector to improve the efficiency, safety and quality of the production process, resulting in significant benefits for the industry. Innovative equipment, technology and raw material are expected to continue to play a key role in the growth and development of the alcohol production industry in India.

With a comprehensive trade fair, conference and an array of engaging activities, Brews&Spirits Expo promises to be a game-changer for the industry by bringing together technology providers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, digital influencers, raw materials suppliers; brewers, winemakers, distillers, distributors and retailers of alcohol beverages; food and beverage professionals from the hotel, restaurant and entertainment sector; connoisseurs of spirits and wine.

For details about Brews & Spirits Expo 2023, visit www.brewsnspiritsexpo.com.