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Tag Archives: Poland

• Top 10 fasting growing imported spirits markets

Top 10 fasting growing imported spirits markets

Global consumption of imported spirits grew 4.3% in 2011 versus 2010, just under 14m nine-litre cases in volume terms, according to the latest data from the IWSR. The top 10 growth markets for imported spirits include the BRIC markets and other emerging markets such as Mexico, Poland, the Ukraine and Chile, as well as mature […]

• P. Diddy, Dan Ackroyd’s Skull Help Hawk ‘Tasteless’ Vodkas

P. Diddy, Dan Ackroyd’s Skull Help Hawk ‘Tasteless’ Vodkas

How is it that a spirit defined by the U.S. Standards of Identity as “without distinctive character, aroma, taste or color” became one of the world’s largest sellers? Even when a Russian emigre bought the rights to make Smirnoff vodka in the U.S. in the 1930s, it was advertised as “White Whisky — No taste. […]

• Polish kosher vodka supplier signs distribution agreement

Polish kosher vodka supplier signs distribution agreement

Polish liquor supplier Exclusive Brands Distribution (EBD) has signed a distribution agreement with Haleybrooke International (HI) for its kosher vodka brands in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. As per the agreement, the company will distribute brands including Kosher Vodka and Hava Nagila Kosher Vodka, reports dfnionline.com. Exclusive Brands managing director Wojtek Wydro […]

• Definition of ‘Polish vodka’ to be changed

Definition of ‘Polish vodka’ to be changed

Work is currently in progress at the Ministry of Agriculture on amending legislation concerning the production of spirit-based beverages. The recently-published proposed legislation suggests that the right to use the name “Polska Wódka” (“Polish vodka”) will be granted only to those producers in Poland that use domestically grown rye, wheat, barley, oats or potatoes, Puls […]

• Winemaker to develop markets in eastern Europe

Winemaker to develop markets in eastern Europe

ACCOLADE Wines, the private-equity controlled winemaker formally known as Constellation Wines, will use its burgeoning operation in Moscow to develop new markets in eastern Europe in an attempt to balance its huge reliance on the dominant British market and combat the high Australian dollar. The company has a number of countries in its sights including […]

• Spirited Startups: Colorado’s Microdistilleries Follow an All-American Path

Spirited Startups: Colorado’s Microdistilleries Follow an All-American Path

Reinvention is something Americans are known for, and in this current economic climate, lots of us are trying to reinvent our careers and our lives. Colorado ‘s new governor, John Hickenlooper, was a laid-off geologist who opened the state’s first brewpub back in the 1980s. As he says in his official biography, “I didn’t know […]

• Poland still consumes more vodka than other EU states

Poland still consumes more vodka than other EU states

Despite declining sales, Poland is still the largest vodka producer and consumer of vodka in the European Union, shows a report by the Polish Spirits Industry. As many as 136 alcohol manufacturers and 265 alcohol distributors operate on the Polish spirits market with an annual production of alcoholic beverages in Poland amounting to 3.2 million […]

• It's A Small Wine World After All

It's A Small Wine World After All

I have been intimately involved with updating The World Atlas of Wine, a picture-book classic of wine literature that has been a much loved and constantly consulted standard in my own library since Hugh Johnson prepared the first edition back in 1971. One of the double-page spreads I have referred to most comes at the […]