Tag Archives: Olympic Games

• Crafty! Beer Fridge Only Opens for Canadians in Sochi

Crafty! Beer Fridge Only Opens for Canadians in Sochi

The Olympics in Sochi may be a bit of a mess, but for anyone with a Canadian passport, at least beer is easily accessible. Molson Canadian tweeted the above picture of a beer fridge that only opens by scanning a valid Canadian passport. Located in the Canadian Olympic House, the fridge is part of an […]

• Russian Beer Can Features Victorious Hockey Player Stealing Canadian Player’s Girlfriend

Russian Beer Can Features Victorious Hockey Player Stealing Canadian Player’s Girlfriend

A Russian Beer company released a special edition can. It features a Russian hockey player helping a lovely young figure skater lace up her skates, as defeated Canadians look on with simmering jealousy. Just in case you were wondering which competition the home nation will be focused on at this Olympics…

• Won a gold medal? Swanky London nightclub offers free $3K cocktails

Won a gold medal? Swanky London nightclub offers free $3K cocktails

Olympic gold medalists are being treated to an exclusive alcoholic cocktail priced at more than $3,000 by one of London’s trendiest nightclubs. Stars such as swimmers Ryan Lochte and Chad le Clos have joined a swath of fellow Olympians by descending upon the fashionable Chinawhite club in the heart of London, a popular hangout for […]

• Russia says ‘nyet’ to vodka at London Olympics

Russia says ‘nyet’ to vodka at London Olympics

A Russian gathering without vodka is like a pool party without a pool. But that’s how it’ll be at the upcoming Summer Games thanks to new restrictions from the nation’s Olympic committee. In response to a poor Russian team performance at the Vancouver Olympics, national officials have banned vodka and wine from all events at […]

• Champagne Demand to Get Lift From Olympic, Royal Toasts in 2012

Champagne Demand to Get Lift From Olympic, Royal Toasts in 2012

Champagne demand may accelerate this year as London hosts the Olympic Games and consumers in emerging markets drink more of the sparkling wine, according to an industry group. The Olympic host country saw orders rise about 10 percent on average during the last five rounds of games, said Francoise Peretti, director of the Champagne Bureau, […]

• Bibendum supplier of wine & champagne to 2012 Olympics

Bibendum supplier of wine & champagne to 2012 Olympics

Bibendum has been chosen as the wine and Champagne supplier to the London 2012 Olympics. The north-London based wine distributor secured the significant and high-profile contract after a tender process with The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG). Bibendum’s managing director, Michael Saunders, described the news as “exciting, an honour, and […]