Bacardi believes people will throw out the festive rule book this year and mix up their drinks choices: with over a third (38%) of people it recently surveyed looking forward to embracing ‘more modern’ Christmas customs.
New RTD vodka soda brand Two Days is debuting its 3% ABV drinks: which are designed to be lower in alcohol than other hard seltzers. The brand is the brainchild of entrepreneurs Elise Marks and Brendan Bennett – who came up with the idea during lockdown...
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, beverage brands are donating their money, time and products to keep their communities afloat in uncertain times. Here's just some of the initiatives that have emerged this week.
In a sea of US craft distilleries perfecting bourbon, scotch and tequila, Holla Spirits is turning its attention to vodka. Rare savory ingredients like jalapenos and pickle brine are taking a stab at reinventing the category.
New York-based LIQS Cocktail Shots is taking its growth international with November’s launch into Japan. Its lines of liquor-based and wine-based shots build their audience first on-premise at concerts, stadiums and festivals.
A US start-up has created vodka quite literally from thin air – using solar power to convert carbon from the air and convert it into alcohol. It’s now working with NASA to look at other opportunities for capturing carbon.
Poland's largest vodka producer, Central European Distribution
Corporation (CEDC) has become the exclusive distributor of the
Gruppo Campari portfolio in the country, further consolidating its
share of the growing domestic whisky...
Russian vodka brand Topaz has beaten off prestigious competition to
emerge as the country's best-tasting vodka brand, according to a
recent taste test by the Russian alcohol producers' association.
But the company has been...
Vodka is more than just another drink to most Russians - it is a
way of life, an embodiment of the national sprit. But such a
fanatical following also has a downside, with per capita
consumption at the very limit of acceptable norms...
RosSpirtProm, Russia's state-owned alcohol producer, is to be
privatised next year in a two-phase operation expected to garner
interest from a wide range of drinks companies. But with many of
the distilleries within the group...
The Polish government's plans to sell off the last eight remaining
Polmos businesses look ill-fated, as industry experts predict that
the weakness of the remaining brands and market saturation means
that bankruptcy is a likelier...
The UK's first strawberry vodka has been launched by Stolichnaya,
the Russian vodka brand at the centre of an ongoing trademark
dispute. Stoli Strasberi contains real strawberries, and is being
marketed as an excellent cocktail...
Already a major player in the Polish vodka market, French company
Belvedere has strengthened its position there with the acquisition
of the Polmos Krakow distillery, taking its market share to 15 per
Vin & Sprit, the Swedish producer of Absolut vodka, is to buy
the Polish distillery Polmos Zielona Gora, maker of the Luksusowa
brand, as the sell-off of the former state-run spirits business
Belvedere, the French wine and spirit distribution company, has
registered a 59 per cent rise in sales to €106.8 million in the
first half of the year, helped by the €8.2 million acquisition of
the Polish distillery Starograd Gdanski.