August 2011

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Classic Cocktails Era

Popular amongst leading edge consumers and high-profile mixologists for some time, the trend for classic cocktails is catching on amongst a wider audience, particularly men.

Just as the US Great Crash of the 1929 coincided with the original cocktail trend, …


This August, Rum afacianados celebrates the 111th anniversary of the creation of the Cuba Libre.

The origins of the Original Cuba Libre trace back to Cuba’s War for Independence in 1898, when Colonel Theodore Roosevelt and his regiment, known …


A century of Legacy by Don Facundo BACARDI

In 1862 BACARDI revolutionized the spirits industry when founder Don Facundo Bacardi began producing his remarkable light-bodied, smooth rum — BACARDI, the world’s favorite premium rum brand. The unique taste of BACARDI …

MARTINI Brand Ambassador in Spain

“Would you like the opportunity to be the best you can be, really make a difference and have a great time doing it? We are currently looking for a talented industry professional to fill our newly created role of a …

Gruppo CAMPARI acquires Sagatiba Cachaca

The Italian drinks group Davide Campari-Milano today announced the acquisition of leading Brazilian cachaça Sagatiba.

Campari made the announcement as it unveiled continued strong growth across all key indicators in the first half of 2011. Duty free performed well, the …

Don Julio 70 Anejo Claro – Launch at Tales 2011

Don Julio 70

Don Julio 70 Anejo Claro launch a new product at Tales of the Cocktail, they announced an entire new category.  Don Julio 70 is an “anejo claro” or a clear anejo. Through a new patented process (which involves carbon filtering), …

American Bourbon Beats Scotch Whisky!

Buffalo Trace Distillery, has been named the number one spirit in the world, knocking off the perennial favorite Highland Park 18 Scotch Whisky for the first time since 2005.


George T. Stagg, the iconic uncut, unfiltered bourbon released annually from …

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