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Tuesday 22 July 2014

Vodka

Depardieu to launch Russian ‘bio-vodka’

Gérard Depardieu has announced plans to launch a “bio-vodka” and a chain of three restaurants in his adopted Russia.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Snow Leopard vodka arrives in HK

Snow Leopard, the “world’s first” ethical vodka, has been launched in Hong Kong.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Vodka bust at Phoenix Nights hotel

A UK hotel made famous by Peter Kay’s hit show Phoenix Nights has been busted for selling fake vodka.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Raising spirits: the rise of small batch vodka

Makers of small batch vodka have experienced a boom in sales that has taken some by surprise, including the distillers themselves.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Stoli starts lemon squeeze

Stoli starts “100 Days to Squeeze” campaign in US with Stoli-branded lemonade trucks and night events.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo launches vodka-spritz for female wine drinkers

Diageo has launched a fizzy, fruit-flavoured vodka in a wine bottle to entice women looking for “a lighter alternative to wine”.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Hearing ‘wine’ can spark aggression

Psychologists have claimed that simply hearing alcoholic terms such as “vodka”, “wine” and “whisky” can incite aggression in sober people.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Spirits sales in ‘dramatic’ global slowdown

Global spirits sales grew by just 0.1% in 2013, a “dramatic slowdown” compared to the 6.5% growth seen between 2007 and 2011, says the IWSR.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 most powerful drinks brands

In what has been a turbulent year for the drinks industry, we count down the world’s top 10 most powerful drinks brands as determined by the Drinks Business Power Brands Report.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 alternative uses for cheap vodka

Do you have an old bottle of cheap vodka lurking at the back of your drinks cabinet, destined to never see the light of day? Then you might appreciate these 10 tips for putting it to work.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

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