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Friday 25 April 2014

Vodka

Russia’s illegal vodka market takes hold

Illegal vodka trade accounted for 55% of Russia’s entire vodka market in 2013, while its legal vodka production dropped by 17% in this year’s first quarter.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Artist rebuilds Crystal Head Vodka skull

A forensic artist has rebuilt the face of Dan Aykroyd’s Crystal Head Vodka skull bottle in a creepy homage to the brand.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Red Army vodka ‘gun’ banned

A vodka packaged in a gun-shaped bottle has been found in breach of UK marketing laws for its “inappropriate” links to violence and aggression.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Vodka pledges fifth of profits to Forces

A Scottish veteran has launched a drinks brand with the aim of donating 20% of profits made from its vodka to three military charities.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

ASA bans ‘irresponsible’ WKD Facebook ads

A series of “irresponsible” Facebook adverts for vodka-based alcopop brand WKD have been banned by the ASA.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Absolut adds Brazilian twist

Pernod Ricard is bringing a splash of carnival colour to the Absolut vodka range as it launches the latest in a series of limited edition expressions for travel retail.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most expensive spirits

The spirit category is home to some of the world’s most opulent bottlings with their value rising high into the millions.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest spirits brands

Ahead of the drinks business report into the biggest spirits brands of 2013, we take a look back at the world’s biggest spirits brands of 2012.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

New distillery for London’s East End

A new craft distillery is set to revive the East End’s spirits making tradition when it opens in Victoria Park next month.

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 4 Comments »

Baz Luhrmann launches Absolut Oz vodka

Film director Baz Luhrmann has lent his creative flair to launch Absolut’s first ever limited edition bottle celebrating Australia.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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