Two years ago, in a private tasting lunch in New York with Plymouth Gin master distiller Sean Harrison, we were discussing the popularity of vodka compared to gin.
There is a fraternity of enthusiasm that encompasses spirits makers on various scales. But when it comes down to the actual production of drinks, building the businesses certainly remains a matter of scale.
The phenomenally crowded vodka market doesn’t seem to be scaring off any would-be competitors. Barely a week goes by without the introduction of a new or new-to-the-U.S. brand.
Attention consumers in Florida and Michigan. You have been selected from among all 50 of these United States to get Alexandar Vodka from Macedonia.
We’re barely out of the summer doldrums and news keeps breaking in the world of adult beverages.
When I moved as a kid to New York’s fabled 118-mile Long Island, I felt a little bit guilty.
Product diversification is becoming more commonplace in the beverage world. And, we’re speaking not just of what’s in the bottle, but where it is produced.
Summer may be the doldrums for most businesses, but when it comes to beverages there is no off-season.
Diamonds, we are told, are a girl’s best friend. If you can’t afford diamonds for your girl, you still can be a romantic fool for a lot less but keep it in the gem family.
Mike Sherwood admits to creating “kind of a tease” with his artisan vodkas.