Behind the Scenes at Cîroc Vodka

CÎROC IS THE FIRST GLOBAL FRENCH VODKA TO BE MADE FROM GRAPES. UNLIKE MOST VODKAS THAT ARE DISTILLED FROM GRAIN, AT THE HEART OF CÎROC LIES FRESH, SUCCULENT GRAPES. THESE DELIVER AN EXCEPTIONALLY SMOOTH AND DISTINCTIVE CITRUS TASTE. We’ve just launched our latest print magazine entitled Explore Gin, Tequila & Vodka, for your definitive guide to…

Explore the History of Vodka

THE GREAT ORIGIN DEBATE IS WHETHER POLAND OR RUSSIA FIRST MADE VODKA. AS NEUTRAL SPIRIT HAD BEEN MADE FOR TWO AND A HALF CENTURIES IN EUROPE, THE REAL QUESTION IS WHO HAS NAMING RIGHTS. THAT WAS SOLVED WHEN THE POLISH CALLED THEIRS WÓDKA AND RUSSIANS WENT FOR VODKA. Words by Chris Middleton The history of…

The Hippocampus Metropolitan Distillery

AN INDEPENDENT AUSTRALIAN DISTILLERY, HIPPOCAMPUS WAS FOUNDED BY A GROUP OF LIKEMINDED FRIENDS WHO SHARED A PASSION FOR HANDCRAFTED, QUALITY SPIRITS AND A SIMPLE IDEA: TO CRAFT SUPERB AUSTRALIAN SMALL BATCH SPIRITS, THE TRADITIONAL WAY.   We’ve just launched our latest print magazine entitled Explore Gin, Tequila & Vodka, for your definitive guide to spirits or…

The Family Behind Ketel One Vodka

We’ve just launched our latest print magazine entitled Explore Gin, Tequila & Vodka, for your definitive guide to spirits or to share with your best spirits-loving friend. In the magazine, we’ve highlighted the quintessential spirits brands on the market, and their roads to success. Here, we’d like to share our feature on Ketel One Vodka, whose…

Welcome to the World of Gin, Tequila & Vodka

We’ve just released our latest print magazine – explore GIN, TEQUILA & VODKA. Talk to any spirits connoisseur about gin, tequila or vodka and they’ll become misty-eyed with excitement; given the chance, they will go above and beyond to open your eyes, mind and taste buds to the unique characteristics of each tipple. A group unfairly…

Out of this World Vodka

Quirky brand Outerspace Vodka has landed in Australia. The meteorite-filtered vodka has already enjoyed tremendous success in America, picking up a gold medal at the prestigious 2016 SIP Awards. A huge winning attribute is the fact that the vodka is 100% gluten-free, distilled five times from corn in Iowa, USA. However, the most-attention grabbing aspect…

Radisson Blu and Archie Rose Team Up for Distiller’s High Tea

Radisson Blu Plaza Sydney has partnered with Sydney distillery Archie Rose Distilling Co to offer guests a different approach to their High Tea– the Distiller’s High Tea. The Distillers High Tea will feature beverages as the star and match each the flavour of the spirits with gourmet food offerings. The High Tea will showcase Archie…

Royal English Mint

Royal English Mint Glass: Highball   Ingredients: 40ml Vodka 15ml Lime Juice 15ml Black Tea Syrup 1-2 Mint bunches 80 ml Sparkling Wine or Champagne   Method: Combine vodka, lime juice, black tea syrup and mint into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and pour into glass, top with sparking wine and stir before serving.