Sunday 20 June is a special day in South Africa. Children, mentees and colleagues celebrate the father figures who play a part in their lives. All dads are different and exceptional in unique ways, from the quiet, contemplative heroes to the fun, bad-pun-dropping legends who add dad-jokes to every occasion. Father’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate them over a bottle of something especially suited to their specific characters.

 

Secret service agents in Ukrain have confiscated the first shipment of vodka produced inside Chernobyl’s radioactive zone – with manufacturers questioning their motives. Atomik vodka is made from apples grown in the Narodychi district, part of the exclusion zone surrounding the nuclear power plant.

 

Scarlett Bobo is no stranger to the world of television, and she’s set to return to the screen with her documentary “Underneath the Empire,” which was produced by Absolut Vodka in collaboration with the Absolut Empire’s Ball competition.

 

Fashion mogul Vera Wang has teamed up with Polish brand Chopin Vodka to produce a limited bottling labelled as “the first vodka-fashion collaboration ever to launch in the U.S”.

 

Vodka is a cheap and easy way to remove stains from fabrics, upholstery and carpets with no extra chemicals required for the job. Cheap vodka works just the same as any high-end brand. Vodka can get rid of some of the toughest stains, including grass, ink and red wine.

 

Jason Derulo has joined the team at North Carolina-based Graybeard Distillery to lead the branding of Bedlam Vodka.

 

It’s official: The biggest trend in South Africa is non-alcoholic drinks. This after the extension of current Covid-19 restrictions in the country, including the ban on alcohol sales.

 

You don’t say to the bartender: “Hey fella, pour me another 40 grams,” do you? However, that’s exactly the way hard spirits are most often ordered in the Russian language. Read on to get savvy with Russian slang terms for different volumes of spirits.

 
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This summer, Bacardi introduced Plume & Petal, a “spa-inspired” lineup of low-calorie, low-alcohol vodkas aimed at “the modern woman.” It was met with social media backlash that inspired the brand to walk back its approach.

 

Dan Aykroyd, who is now more famous for his spirits brand than his acting skills, has added another product to his Crystal Head Vodka range. The new agave based vodka is called Onyx and comes in a jet black skull shaped bottle.

 
 
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