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Tag Archives: Ketel One

• Nick Offerman wrote a musical ode to whisky

Nick Offerman wrote a musical ode to whisky

In case you haven’t heard, Nick Offerman is a man’s man. Through the slow melding of his own personality with that of his Parks And Recreation character Ron Swanson, Offerman conjures up archetypes of push broom mustaches, woodworking, emotional restraint, and whisky. Fans of Offerman, Swanson, and Scotch whisky will enjoy his tribute to the […]

• CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka Named ‘Spirits Brand of the Year’

CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka Named ‘Spirits Brand of the Year’

More than 250 top retailers recognize the brand’s amazing growth in a challenging economy. Diageo, the world’s leading, spirits, wine and beer company today announced that its CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka was recognized as ‘Spirits Brand of the Year’ by Market Watch magazine. The award is voted on by more than 250 Market Watch Leaders, […]

• Diageo to mull over Ketel One option

Diageo to mull over Ketel One option

As speculation continues over Diageo’s possible takeover of José Cuervo Tequila, the world’s biggest drinks group must also consider whether it is to take up the option of buying a 50% stake in Dutch vodka Ketel One from its partner, the Nolet family. The two sides agreed a distribution deal in 2008, and Diageo paid […]

• Finally, A Vodka With Soul

Finally, A Vodka With Soul

Every year some 200 vodka brands hit the market worldwide. Most are gimmicks. There’s one that comes bottled in a glass skull. There’s one flavored with smoked salmon. There’s one dyed black. Only two of those 200 live much beyond their first birthday. Can Karlsson’s, an upstart brand from Sweden made from new potatoes, buck […]

• So 2011! The Rise of Cheap-Chic Vodkas

So 2011! The Rise of Cheap-Chic Vodkas

A long time ago, in an economy far away, plunking down 30 bucks for a bottle of Stoli was no biggie. Then again, neither were subprime mortgages. The recession has changed all that, of course, and made saving money cool. The latest proof: cheap-chic vodkas—award-winning distillations that sell for around 10 bucks. “We’ve left the […]

• Diageo throwing two more names in vodka ring

Diageo throwing two more names in vodka ring

Diageo PLC (DGE.L) is introducing two new brands of vodka in the United States to tap more corners of the world’s most profitable spirits market. The world’s biggest spirits company already controls about 34 percent of the U.S. vodka market with brands like Ketel One, Ciroc and Smirnoff, the top-selling global spirits brand. In the […]