Aquavit poised to become major spirits category

For some time, aquavit producers have been working to bring the Scandi spirit to markets around the world. Now, as interest in niche drinks grows, it looks like its time may have finally come. *This feature was originally published in the December 2019 issue of The Spirits Business It feels as though aquavit is on the cusp of greatness. Traditionally hailing from Scandinavia, this little‐known spirit has attracted growing attention of late – spurred, most…

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First aquavit made in Cognac launches

Bache-Gabrielsen has expanded its repertoire with the launch of what is thought to be the first aquavit made in Cognac. The spirits maker, known for its Cognac portfolio, worked with Cognac-based microdistillery Audemus Spirits to create the expression, which joins Bache-Gabrielsen’s Distillations range. The range, which experiments with spirits from different origins, first launched in 2017 with the bottling of Bache-Gabrielsen’s American oak-aged whisky. The aquavit combines two spirits: the first has been distilled in…

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