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Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market - By Capacity (Miniature, Low, Medium, and High), By Shape (Round, Square, Hexagonal, Octagonal), By Bottle Color, By Application, By Distribution Channel & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI10086
  • Published Date: Jul 2024
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Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market Size

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market was valued at around USD 7.2 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 4.4% between 2024 and 2032. The global market is driven by increasing consumer preference for glass bottle in the premium spirits and increasing sustainable packaging. Premium spirits are often considered as expensive products, and their packaging plays an important role in brand positioning and consumer impression. Glass bottles are used for premium spirits because of their visual appeal, ability to retain taste and quality, and recyclability.
 

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market

Glass bottles are regarded more ecologically friendly than other packaging materials such as plastic. As customers expand more environmentally concerned, they choose recyclable and sustainable packaging. Companies are investing in creative bottle designs and packaging solutions to set their products apart in the competitive premium spirits industry. Bottle designs that are unique and visually appealing can help to increase brand exposure and popularity. Many companies are implementing sustainable methods, such as recycling materials, increasing energy efficiency, and minimizing waste. Sustainable approaches in glass bottle manufacturing, particularly in the wine and spirit industries, are gaining traction.   
 

Manufacturers encounter a variety of challenges, including increasing production costs, supply chain disruptions, and regulatory needs. Producing high-quality glass bottles can be costly, especially when sophisticated patterns, embossing, and modifications are involved. This cost is increased by variations in raw material prices, energy costs, and labour costs. Additionally, luxury and premium liquor businesses are subject to counterfeiting, which involves selling phony goods in glass bottles that look like the genuine design. This affects brand reputation, consumer trust, and income. Furthermore, supply chain disruptions, such as raw material shortages, logistical delays, or geopolitical conflicts, can have an influence on production scheduling and prices for both glass bottle makers and spirits businesses.  
 

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market Trends

Shifts in lifestyles, economic situations, and cultural developments all have an impact on consumer trends, which are continually developing. Trends in liquor bottles, such as their form, appearance, and quality, are especially important since they influence customer preferences and brand awareness. The increase in customisation and premiumization is altering the spirits bottle industry. Customization of liquor bottles is key in this trend, as manufacturers strive to produce distinctive and appealing designs. Consumers are increasingly seeking distinctive, premium products that provide a customized experience, which is boosting demand for custom bottle designs.

 

Additionally, improvements in technology in the production of liquor bottles allow manufacturers to create unique forms, patterns, and high-quality finishes that match the specific demands of spirit companies. Automation, material science, and design tools promise to transform the sector. Technologies like silk screening and acid etching will continue to expand, providing new methods to improve the visual appeal and usefulness of spirit bottles.  
 

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market Analysis

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market Size, By Capacity, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Based on capacity, the market can be segmented into Miniature (Up to 50 ml), Low (50 to 200 ml), Medium (200 to 500 ml), and High (Above 500 ml). In 2023, the medium segment accounted for revenue of around USD 2.4 Billion in the year 2023 and expected to reach around USD 3.5 Billion by 2032. Medium-sized premium spirits glass bottles are ideal for personal use or sharing with small parties during gatherings or dinners. There is a rising demand for customized labels or unique packaging that adds collection value to medium-size bottles.
 

Miniature bottles, on the other hand, are gaining popularity among premium spirits due to their convenience and price. A lot of companies provide smaller versions of their signature products or limited editions, allowing customers to try numerous variations before committing to a full-sized bottle. Larger bottles continue to emphasize luxury and prestige, appealing to collectors and consumers that value exclusivity.
 

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market Revenue Share, By Application, (2023)

Based on application, the global premium spirits glass bottle market is categorized into vodka, whiskey, gin, bourbon and others. In 2023, the application of premium spirits glass bottle in whiskey segment accounted for revenue of around USD 3.1 Billion in the year 2023 and expected to reach USD 4.8 Billion by 2032. According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, in 2023, 9.2 million 9-liter cases of scotch whiskey were sold in the United States, generating USD 2.6 billion in revenues for distillers. One of the driving factors behind the growth in super-premium Scotch brands has been American’s continuing interest in Single Malt Scotch. As the name implies, single-malt Scotch is made from the product of a single distillery. Exports totalled USD 2.2 billion in 2023, up 8% over 2022, while American whiskey exports increased by 9% to a record USD 1.4 billion. Whiskies account for 63% of all U.S. spirits exports by value and 34% by volume.
 

On the other hand, the glass bottle is emerging as the most appealing container for vodka, prompting emotional responses through appearance, touch and sound. Unlike whiskey or tequila, vodka can be made from just about anything. In addition to the more common potato and wheat bases, vodkas manufactured from maize, whey, and even fruit are increasingly available on back bars and shop shelves. According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, in 2023, nearly 75 million 9-liter cases of vodka were sold in the United States, generating USD 7.2 billion in revenue for distillers.
 

North America Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

North America dominated the global premium spirits glass bottle market with revenue of around USD 2.4 Billion in the year 2023 and expected to reach around USD 3.6 Billion by 2032. In North America, there is a growing consumer demand for premium and super-premium spirits, which is primarily driven by rising disposable incomes, changing preferences, and a desire for higher-quality products. Craft and artisanal spirits such as whiskey, bourbon, gin, and vodka are becoming increasingly popular in North America. These categories frequently employ premium glass bottles to increase perceived quality and appeal to discerning customers.
 

For instance, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. report, U.S. spirits revenue grew to USD 37.7 billion a modest 0.2% from 2022. Premixed cocktails were the fastest-growing spirits category in 2022, rising 26.7% to USD 2.8 billion in revenue, as pe the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS). Among the four regions in the U.S., the South consumed the most alcohol by volume, with an annual average of just over 3 billion gallons.
 

As per the Statistics Canada the agency of the Government of Canada, liquor authorities and other retail outlets sold USD 26.3 billion of alcoholic beverages in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023, up 2.8% from 2021/2022. On a volume basis, sales of alcohol declined by 1.1% to 3,106 million liters in 2022/2023. This was the second consecutive year that volumes declined.
 

As a result, the North America market is anticipated to grow further driven by increasing consumer demand for quality, innovation in packaging design, and a strong preference for sustainable products.
 

North America: In terms of country, the US dominating with the overall market share of around 79% in the North America premium spirits glass bottle industry. One of the driving factors behind the growth in super-premium Scotch brands has been American’s continuing interest in Single Malt Scotch. As the name implies, single-malt Scotch is made from the product of a single distillery.
 

On the other hand, Canada market expressing notable growth rate of around 21% in 2023. Canadians have a strong preference for whiskey and rye spirits, with premium firms prioritizing superior packaging to gain market dominance. Liquor authorities and other retail outlets sold USD 26.3 billion of alcoholic beverages in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023, up 2.8% from 2021/2022. The increase in alcohol sales was driven by increased prices. From March 2022 to March 2023, the prices of alcoholic beverages purchased from stores rose 5.9%.
 

Europe: The Europe premium spirits glass bottle market was valued at around USD 2 Billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 4.2% between 2024 and 2032. Each year in Europe, every person aged 15 and over consumes, on average, 9.5 liters of pure alcohol, which is equivalent to around 190 liters of beer, 80 liters of wine or 24 liters of spirits.
 

In terms of country, Germany is dominating the Europe market in terms of market value of around USD 400 million during the 2023. German customers value quality and workmanship in spirits, fueling demand for premium glass bottles that indicate authenticity and better flavor. On average, EU citizens consumed 9.8 liters of alcohol. Germany (10.6 liters) had the highest amount of alcohol consumption, among the EU's "Big Four" in terms of economy and population.
 

On the other hand, the France is experiencing notable growth in the premium spirits glass bottle industry and is anticipated to grow at 4.6% CAGR during the forecast period. French customers place a high importance on legacy and workmanship in spirits, which influences packaging choices that represent traditional processes and regional character. French premium spirits companies have a significant international presence; therefore, packaging must fulfill global standards while conveying French elegance and sophistication.
 

Asia Pacific: The Asia Pacific premium spirits glass bottle market was valued at around USD 1.7 Billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 5.0% between 2024 and 2032. Economic expansion in Asia Pacific countries, particularly rising markets such as China, India, and Southeast Asia, has resulted in increasing disposable incomes. This has led to a rise in consumer expenditure on premium and luxury items, such as spirits packed in high-quality glass bottles.
 

In terms of country, China is dominating the Asia Pacific market in terms of market value around USD 0.6 Billion in the year 2023 and expected to reach around USD 900 million by 2032. Chinese customers frequently interact foreign spirits with greater quality and status, therefore companies utilize premium glass bottles that highlight authenticity and workmanship.
 

On the other hand, India is emerging as a fastest growing country for the industry in terms of CAGR of 5.5% between 2024 and 2032. The regulatory framework in India impacts packaging options, such as labeling regulations and consumer safety norms, which affect bottle design and materials.
 

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market Share

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market Company Share Analysis, (2023)

Key players involve in the market are PGP Glass, Saverglass, Stoelzle Glass Group, Verallia, and Vidrala accounting market share of 12-15% in 2023. Leading manufacturers play an important role in providing high-quality liquor bottles that match the distinct demands and standards of spirit brands. These manufacturers set the standard for the industry with their creative ideas, high-quality production, and wide distribution networks. They provide full packaging services, which cover everything from original design to finished product. Liquor bottle producers face fierce competition, with companies seeking innovative designs and high-quality bottles to differentiate themselves. Innovation, quality, and branding are critical for achieving a competitive advantage in this changing industry.
 

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Market Companies

Major companies operating in the premium spirits glass bottle industry include:

  • AGI glaspac
  • Blueglass Of Sweden AB
  • DECO GLAS GmbH
  • Estal Packaging
  • Gallo Glass Company
  • PGP Glass
  • Rawlings & Son (Bristol) Ltd
  • Roetell
  • Saverglass
  • Sklarny Moravia a.s.
  • Stoelzle Glass Group
  • TricorBraun
  • United Bottles and Packaging
  • Verallia
  • Vidrala        
     

Premium Spirits Glass Bottle Industry News

  • In June 2024, Saverglass unveiled its newest spirits product, SO TONIC along with a reinvented version of the classic OSLO bottle, SOLO. These innovations exemplify Saverglass' expertise in optimizing glass weight while maintaining uncompromising premium design and quality. The SOLO is the modern edition of the iconic OSLO that preserves the original silhouette’s timeless elegance. It is also the lightest model of the Oslo family boasting a weight of only 450g for a 700ml bottle.
     
  • In January 2024, Global packaging brand TricorBraun revealed that it has acquired glass packaging provider Glassland. The acquisition grows the German footprint of TricorBraun’s premium glass packaging business, Vetroelite, while broadening TricorBraun’s European presence. Glassland serves spirits and other customers in Germany and Switzerland with an expansive catalogue of high-end glass bottle and closure designs.
     
  • In October 2023, Verallia has taken a new significant step to create innovative, eco-friendly solutions that enhance the lives of its global consumers, Verallia will benefit from the connection of Glass Futures to the global glass industry and academia in order to deliver R&D and innovation. With this collaboration Verallia will integrate a worldwide glass eco-system, that epitomises its dedication to a sustainable future, a commitment shared by Glass Futures and the global industry. In parallel, Verallia will join its expertise at the service of the association.
     

The premium spirits glass bottle market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecasts in terms of revenue (USD Billion) (Units) from 2021 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Capacity

  • Miniature (Up to 50 ml)
  • Low (50 to 200 ml)
  • Medium (200 to 500 ml)
  • High (Above 500 ml)    

Market, By Shape

  • Round
  • Square
  • Hexagonal
  • Octagonal

By Bottle Color

  • Transparent
  • Amber
  • Blue
  • Green

 By Application (USD Billion) (Units)

  • Vodka
  • Whiskey
  • Gin
  • Bourbon

Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Direct Sales
  • Indirect Sales          

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Rest of Latin America
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA

 

Authors: Avinash Singh , Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size for premium spirits glass bottle was USD 7.2 billion in 2023 and is expected to register 4.4% CAGR from 2024-2032 owing to the increasing consumer preference for glass bottle in the premium spirits and increasing sustainable packaging worldwide.

Premium spirits glass bottle industry from the medium segment is expected to reach USD 3.5 billion by 2032 due to being ideal for personal use or for sharing with small parties during gatherings or dinners.

North America industry is expected to reach USD 3.6 billion by 2032 due to growing consumer demand for premium and super-premium spirits, which is primarily driven by rising disposable incomes, and a desire for higher-quality products in the region.

Estal Packaging, Gallo Glass Company, PGP Glass, Rawlings & Son (Bristol) Ltd, Roetell, Saverglass, Sklarny Moravia a.s., Stoelzle Glass Group, TricorBraun, United Bottles and Packaging, Verallia, and Vidrala, are some of the major premium spirits glass bottle companies worldwide.

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 451
  • Countries covered: 23
  • Pages: 340
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