Spirits

WGS announces cognac partnership with La Guilde du Cognac

William Grant & Sons has partnered with La Guilde du Cognac created by Jean-Sébastien Robicquet to introduce the world’s first extensive collection of single terroir Cognacs. The initial range will showcase four single village Cognacs. These Cognacs will be the original expression of one cru, one village, one vintage and one artisan distiller. La Guilde […]

Old Pulteney launches new travel retail collection

International Beverage Ltd. launched a new Old Pulteney travel retail collection at an exclusive tasting event at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes. The new travel retail exclusive collection features a 10 Year Old, a 2006 Vintage and a 16 Year Old, and includes a return to age statements.. The company also evolved its packaging […]

Ron Cihuatan, El Salvador’s ambassador to the world

Ron Cihuatan, the first rum ever produced in El Salvador, is expanding its range of handcrafted rums as it grows its international business, including to travel retail. Licorera Cihuatan Vice President Juan Alfredo Pacas tells TMI that Ron Cihuatan takes its responsibility as El Salvador’s rum very seriously. “Ron Cihuatan began as a dream to […]

Speyburn releases new GTR exclusive 16 Year Old expression

Speyburn single malt Scotch whisky is launching a third expression to its GTR exclusive range at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes. Speyburn 16 Years Old follows the introduction of Hopkins Reserve and 10 Years Old. “The new travel retail-exclusive 16 Years Old is the perfect complement to the existing two TR-exclusive whiskies, Hopkins Reserve […]

Norman Bonchick, Chairman and CEO of 375 Park Avenue Spirits announces retirement

Beverage industry legend Norman Bonchick, Chairman and CEO of 375 Park Avenue Spirits is retiring August 1 from active management of the company, it was announced today, although he will continue working with the privately-owned import firm in a limited capacity as a consultant. Current President and COO Jason Schladenhauffen has been named to assume Bonchick’s duties as CEO. […]

Russian Standard Vodka turns 20

The Russian Standard Vodka company is today (July 17) celebrating the 20th anniversary since the launch of the first Russian Standard premium vodka. Russian Standard is the founder of the premium vodka segment in Russia and has been an all-time market leader since 1998, with a significant market share of over 30%. The brand continues […]

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