Of course, no future gazing would be complete without reckoning with the final frontier. According to trend-watcher Mintel, chaos on Earth will spur innovators to set their sights on space exploration as a source of food and drink inspiration.
In September, Champagne house G.H. Mumm revealed the first Champagne designed for human spaceflight with a glass bottle inside an aeronautical-grade aluminium shell and a foam that coats the mouth; Scotland’s Ardbeg and Japan’s Suntory have already experimented with sending their whiskies to space.
Space-inspired spirits (like Kuiper Belt) and science-fiction themed bars are looking a little closer to reality.