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Russia

Russian footballers splash £200k on Champagne

Two Russian national footballers have been disciplined after they were caught on camera splashing £200,000 on 500 bottles of Armand de Brignac.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Centuries-old beer tavern unearthed

Builders excavating a site near Russia’s Kremlin have unearthed beer tavern and vodka bar buried nearly 300 years ago.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Russian tanks and tractors powered by vodka

A Russian farmer has confessed that he uses moonshine to power his tractor, a practice dating back to around the time of the second world war.

Monday, June 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Tovaritch! to unveil new 3D marketing visual at Vinexpo

The Russian vodka company, Tovaritch! will reveal its new 3D marketing visual at Vinexpo as part of its planned expansion into new markets this year.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Nazi wine stash discovered in secret cellar

A collection of Nazi-era German wines has been discovered in a secret cellar in Russia after a construction worker fell through the floor of the house he was repairing.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Russian drinks fan gets beer tap in kitchen

A casual joke from a beer fan in Russia ended with a dream come true: a beer tap installed in his kitchen, delivering the amber nectar from the local craft brewery downstairs.

Monday, April 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Russian thirst sees Georgian wine exports soar

Georgian wine exports grew by 57% in the first two months of 2016 compared with the same time last year, with over half of shipments going to Russia.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Summergate takes on Beluga Vodka

Hong Kong fine wine and spirit importer Summergate has taken on the exclusive distribution for premium Russian spirit brand, Beluga Vodka.

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Russian vodka exports plummet by 40%

Exports of Russian vodka have hit a 10-year low, dropping 40% in 2015 due to a decrease in demand across the West and more dramatically in Ukraine.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Astronauts sneak space to sip vodka

Astronauts on the International Space Station allegedly have “hidden pockets” inside their space suits to allow them a sneaky sip of vodka.

Friday, February 12th, 2016 No Comments »

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