Poland

Study of Frédéric Chopin’s Cognac-pickled heart reveals how he died

In a study, due to be published in full next year, scientists have finally determined the cause of death of celebrated composer Frédéric Chopin after being granted rare access to his heart that has been preserved in a jar of Cognac.

‘Vodka is not an anonymous ABV to stick in a cocktail’

“Vodka is not an anonymous ABV to stick in a cocktail,” stated Belvedere’s Claire Smith-Warner at a launch in London last week.

Stock Spirits hit hard by Polish woes

Problems in the Polish market have seen profits tumble by -77% at drinks group Stock Spirits, which released its half-year results today.

Belvedere brings terroir to vodka

Terroir – a notion inextricably linked to wine – has been brought to vodka by Belvedere with the launch of the Single Estate Rye Series.

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