Drambuie offers head-turning travel retail exclusive just in time for the holidays

Aug 19 | Drambuie is offering a limited-edition travel retail-exclusive bottle just in time for the busy holiday travel season. The black-and-white zigzag-patterned bottle will make its appearance on travel retail shelves in October, and the company will launch this eye-catching design at TFWA Cannes. more >>

Drambuie offers head-turning travel retail exclusive just in time for the holidays
 

Belvedere awarded highest trophy

Aug 7 | Belvedere vodka has been awarded the most prestigious award for two of its products, Belvedere vodka and Belvedere Unfiltered. They have both been awarded The Trophy at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) annual awards dinner. more >>

Belvedere awarded highest trophy
 

Żubrówka launches travel retail exclusive Enchanted Forest

Aug 5 | The Polish bison grass vodka Żubrówka is launching a limited-edition sleeve exclusive to travel retail. The design, which is an extension of the brand’s “Enchanted Forest” advertising imagery, invokes the Białowieża Forest, which is the bison’s home in eastern Poland. more >>

Żubrówka launches travel retail exclusive Enchanted Forest
 

Distell’s Black Bottle whisky moves back to its heritage color

Aug 5 | Despite its name, Black Bottle whisky has spent the last 100 years or so in a green bottle, but it is celebrating its origins by heading back to its original black color. more >>

Distell’s Black Bottle whisky moves back to its heritage color
 

Treasury Wines announces new travel retail exclusive

Aug 1 | Treasury Wines has announced the launch of a travel retail exclusive range of Wolf Blass wines, the “Estates of the Barosssa” range. This range, currently available exclusively with Nuance in Australia, contains four Shiraz wines that represent four sub-regions of the Barossa: Lyndoch, Dorrien, St. John’s and Moculta. more >>

Treasury Wines announces new travel retail exclusive
 

Bacardi’s Cruise Competition finalists have been announced

Aug 1 | The six finalists in the 2014 Bacardi Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year have been chosen. They will meet in Miami on September 5th to battle it out for the title. This is the ninth staging of this event, meant to challenge the cruise- and ferry-line mixologists and highlight their skills. more >>

Bacardi’s Cruise Competition finalists have been announced
 

Brown-Forman targets summer holiday travelers with Southern Comfort

Aug 1 | Brown-Forman Global Travel Retail team is targeting holidaymakers heading to Spain with its summer Southern Comfort campaign. The company is slightly altering its “Whatever’s Comfortable” television campaign to include the theme of travel for the promotion. more >>

Brown-Forman targets summer holiday travelers with Southern Comfort
 

Bacardi’s premium vodka 42 Below in high-profile promotion at DFS

Jul 24 | Over a three-month period, 42 Below, Bacardi’s premium vodka brand, has been the focus of a high-profile promotion at Auckland Airport. Just finishing at the end of July, the promotion has engaged thousands of customers. more >>

Bacardi’s premium vodka 42 Below in high-profile promotion at DFS
 

The 2014 Peter F. Heering Sling Award’s top Sling Stars have been announced

Jul 24 | In an exciting dead heat between three countries, the top 15 Sling Stars in the 2014 Peter F. Heering Sling Award has become the top 17. This exciting international contest has grown to 44 participating countries this year, lifting its talented mixologists to global bar stars. more >>

The 2014 Peter F. Heering Sling Award’s top Sling Stars have been announced
 

First batch of TR exclusive 17-year-old Kininvie is released

Jul 24 | The first batch of travel retail exclusive 17-year-old Kininvie has been released at Taipei Taoyuan Airport in partnership with Ever Rich. more >>

First batch of TR exclusive 17-year-old Kininvie is released
 

Diageo’s super-premium Smirnoff White debuts at Heinemann

Jul 15 | Smirnoff White, Diageo Global Travel Retail’s highly anticipated super-premium vodka, has finally hit the shelves with Heinemann. more >>

Diageo’s super-premium Smirnoff White debuts at Heinemann
 

Carnival Cruise Lines to offer Cigar City Brewing craft beer

Jul 15 | In an exclusive agreement, all of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Florida-based ships will soon carry Cigar City Brewing’s craft beer. more >>

Carnival Cruise Lines to offer Cigar City Brewing craft beer
 

Bacardi releases Grey Goose VX to travel retail

Jul 9 | A never-before-seen concept of marrying super premium vodka with fine cognac, Grey Goose VX, a travel retail exclusive, has been launched by Bacardi Global Travel Retail. more >>

Bacardi releases Grey Goose VX to travel retail
 

Russian Standard features strongly on Drinks International rating

Jul 9 | Russian Standard’s family of vodka brands has been featured on Drinks International’s Millionaires list. more >>

Russian Standard features strongly on Drinks International rating
 

William Grant announces new GTR appointment

Jul 9 | William Grant has announced the appointment of Katia Egerter to its European global travel retail team. more >>

William Grant announces new GTR appointment