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  • Nicole Portwood On Tito’s Vodka Turning 20

    There was a time when Tito’s Handmade Vodka was not ubiquitous. That was before the oil-driller-turned-mortgage-salesman-turned-craft distiller Tito Beveridge hand-built his own copper pot still in Austin, TX, in the ‘90s. Two decades later,... Read More »

Earlier Posts

  • The Moscow Mule Turns 75

    America’s first vodka cocktail, the Moscow Mule, celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. As the legend goes, the Mule was created in 1941 at the Hollywood pub The Cock’n Bull.... Read More »
  • Going Straight

    Originally much of vodka’s stellar rise was sparked by marketing that spotlighted status appeal and indefinable allure. Then came an influx of flavors to entice new consumers into the... Read More »
  • Vodka Goes to Extremes

    Vodka is traditionally supposed to be colorless, odorless, tasteless; the priority has been placed on neutrality. But a few producers are rethinking what this spirit can be in ways... Read More »
  • A New Direction for Stoli

    Stoli Group USA in January took over complete responsibility for the importation, marketing and distribution of Stolichnaya vodka. John Esposito, most recently the president/CEO of Bacardi USA, has signed... Read More »
  • Anestasia Vodka

    Anestasia vodka is a new handcrafted, American-made, ultra-premium spirit that launched in August. The vodka is made in a Bend, OR, facility that uses locally grown sweet corn and... Read More »
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