According to the Project Genome, a survey conducted by Constellation wines among 10,000 wine consumers, monitored over 18 months, they have determined there are six types of buyers. These include:
Enthusiast -12% of consumers make 25% of purchases. These people like to try wines of the world.
Image Seeker - 20% of consumers make 24% of purchases. These people purchase wines in an attempt to impress their friends.
Savvy Shopper - 15% of consumers make 15% of purchases. These people purchase based on sales and critical press.
Traditionalist - 16% of consumers make 15% of purchases. These people rely on the same national brands with little variance.
Satisfied Sipper - 14% of consumers make 8% of purchases. These people are happy to drink house wines at restaurants and 1.5L wines at home.
Overwhelmed - 23% of consumers make 13% of purchases
What kind of wine buyer are you?