Spirits

Barry Geoghegan & Severino Pusic team up to make new Duty Free Global a force in TR wines and spirits distribution worldwide

Duty Free Global’s 
Severino Pusic, Barry Geoghegan and 
Laura Klingeman toast the success of their new venture.

  Respected industry veterans Barry Geoghegan and Severino Pusic have joined forces to create a new specialized wines and spirits distribution company with the reach and relationships to cover the entire duty free world with a consolidated supply of premium wines and spirits.   The new company, Duty Free Global (DFG), which combines the duty […]

Tito’s Handmade Vodka builds presence in US duty free

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Tito’s Handmade Vodka, distributed in North America Duty Free by EWTRA, is increasing its footprint in airports and cruise lines across the region. EWTRA has launched a program of high impact activations that celebrate Tito’s American heritage and craft credentials at Boston Logan International Airport, and JFK International and LaGuardia airports in New York. The […]

Tito’s Handmade Vodka celebrates the Year of the Rooster

Hot-selling American brand,Tito’s Handmade Vodka, the original craft vodka from Austin, Texas, heralded the Chinese New Year with a seasonal promotional gift bag in selected stores across Asia. The special rooster bottle bag, clad in red and gold, symbolizes good fortune and happiness and is available to shoppers in King Power at Bangkok International Airport, […]

Rémy Cointreau appoints Simon Coughlin CEO of new “Whisky” business unit

Following the recent acquisition of the Domaine des Hautes Glaces and Westland distilleries, Rémy Cointreau has announced the creation of a “Whisky” business unit within the group. Simon Coughlin, CEO of The Bruichladdich Distillery Company, is taking over the management of the Whisky business unit, which comprises the Bruichladdich distillery (the Scottish single malts and […]

Rémy Martin launches Louis XIII Time Collection

Louis XIII has launched The Time Collection, a series of unique limited editions that will be released every two years showcasing milestones in the history of Louis XIII. The Time Collection recounts the Louis XIII journey in a story that shares its celebrated adventures and relives great landmarks of human history. In 1900 it was awarded […]

DANZKA Vodka goes Blue Chip: The travel retail favorite premium vodka sponsors exclusive FWA event at NASDAQ’s New York headquarters

The launch of DANZKA Vodka in the United States received a prominent boost this month, when the brand sponsored the annual charity holiday benefit for the prestigious Financial Women’s Association (FWA) in New York City on Dec. 5. There DANZKA held an exclusive tasting event with two DANZKA cocktails specially created for the occasion. The […]

WEBB and Banks Channel merging as WEBB Banks to focus on domestic Caribbean and Central business

Andy Consuegra’s World Equity Brand Builders (WEBB) continues to expand. Miami’s WEBB and Winston Salem’s Banks Channel have announced plans to merge their respective companies, with a mission to aggressively expand their spirits and wines distribution and marketing activities throughout the Caribbean, North Atlantic Islands and Central America. This merger of equals will be effective […]

Loch Lomond Group launches GTR exclusive collection

Independent distiller Loch Lomond Group has brought on industry veteran Andre de Almeida as Managing Director for Global Travel Retail to develop its duty free and travel retail business worldwide. De Almeida joins Loch Lomond from William Grant & Sons where he was European Travel Retail Director. “Travel Retail is definitely an important channel for […]

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