These cheesemakers are transforming milk into vodka

Sixth-generation, Somerset, England-based cheesemaker Barber’s — now the oldest surviving cheddar makers in the world, according to its website — produce over 80 tonnes of cheese each day, made from milk from over 100 local dairy farms.

 

Maker Of Absolut Vodka Cuts Ties With Bullfighting, Peta Celebrates With Shots

Following campaigns by PETA, PETA France, and other animal rights groups, Pernod Ricard—which owns over 90 wine and spirits brands, including Absolut VodkaMalibu, and Ballantine’s—has confirmed that it’s ending its financial support of the Union of Paul Ricard Bullfighting Clubs, the largest bullfighting organization in the world.

 

Why Is Pernod Ricard, Owner Of Absolut Vodka, Supporting Bullfighting?

Pernod Ricard, which owns more than 90 brands of liquor—including Absolut Vodka, Chivas Regal, and Seagram’s Gin—supports Union des Clubs Taurins Paul Ricard (UCTPR), a collective of more than 400 clubs that support, promote, fund, and organize bullfights and other social events for bullfighting enthusiasts. UCTPR is the biggest bullfighting group in Europe.

 

Kate Hudson Launches King St. Vodka

Quality, taste and smoothness are all qualities to describe the new King St. Vodka, which is being launched by Kate Hudson. This labour of love is more than just an impeccable vodka. It is an invitation to gather friends, to shake up a great martini and to make some endearing memories.

 

This Is The World’s First Carbon-Negative Vodka

You know the old stage saying from magicians: Nothing in my hat, nothing up my sleeve, and whoosh—out of the empty hat pops a rabbit, or a flapping pigeon or whistling mini-locomotive. The startled faces in the audience are the kinds of faces most people would make when told that Air Co. is making vodka out of air and water. No grain, no yeast.

 

Ketel One Vodka Highlights Sustainability With Pop Up Espresso Martini Garden in London

Ketel One Vodka is partnering with Bourne & Hollingsworth in London to host a month-long indoor garden pop-up focused on sustainability. By turning used coffee grounds from Bourne & Hollingsworth’s espresso martinis into compost for an indoor garden, Ketel One aims to educate consumers about the alternative ways to reuse and recycle their coffee grounds.

 
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Best Ways to Store Vodka

Like in the case of food and drinks, for liquors like vodka, one of the most important is storage.

 

Smirnoff Bottle Captures Symbolism Of Day Of The Dead

A limited-edition flavor uses of graphic patterns, vibrant colors, and digital and hand-crafted illustrations to pay tribute to Mexican customs and traditions that surround the Day of the Dead.

 
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Why You Should Be Drinking Lemon Drops This Summer

Invented sometime in the 1970s, the Lemon Drop is a vodka-based cocktail invented by Norman Jay Hobday, the founder and proprietor of Henry Africa, a bar in the Russian Hill neighbourhood of San Francisco. Apart from this famous cocktail, this Vietnam vet turned saloon owner is also credited with opening the country’s first fern bar, a concept that mixed house plants and Tiffany lamps with throngs of upwardly mobile urbanites.

 

Smirnoff Marks 155 Years With New Campaign

The Infamous Since 1864 film was directed by Rupert Sanders, who also directed Ghost in the Shell. The film tells the history of the brand, covering its origins in Russia, resurrection in France and position at the “forefront of the cocktail revolution” in the US.