Rémy Martin unveils music-inspired VSOP bottle

Cognac house Rémy Martin has released a limited edition bottle design for its VSOP expression to celebrate musical culture from the 1980s and 1990s. The limited edition packaging was inspired by a design first commercialised in the 1980s and 1990s. It features gold detailing in tribute to mixtape culture of the time and aims to encourage drinkers to rediscover ‘Cognac’s timeless elegance’. Tina Reejsinghani, vice president at Rémy Martin Americas, said: “The Rémy Martin VSOP…

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Top 10 award-winning spirits bottle designs

Spirits brands have gone the extra mile to create intricate and appealing designs to attract consumers’ attention. We present the bottles that scored top medals in our annual competition. The final competition of the year in The Global Spirits Masters series is The Design & Packaging Masters, which was held in London last month in line with government guidelines. The competition is sponsored by Amorim’s Top Series unit, which specialises in the design, engineering and…

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The Design & Packaging Masters 2020 results

Standing out on shelves is vital for brands to appeal to consumers, so getting design and packaging spot on is crucial. Luckily, many producers are excelling in this arena, as our competition shows. They say the first taste is with the eyes, meaning appearance is everything if you want to stand out in today’s competitive spirits market. A bottle’s aesthetic can make or break that all‐ important first sell – and with a consumer audience…

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Dalmore collaborates with V&A Dundee

Highland single malt brand The Dalmore has agreed to a four-year partnership with Scottish design museum V&A Dundee as part of a long-term investment in the creative sector. The partnership will support creative collaborations and will also include a commission to create a film that reflects both The Dalmore and V&A Dundee’s advocacy for design, design education and its value to Scotland. To kick-start the partnership, a silent auction of the 180th anniversary edition of…

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Glencairn Crystal creates gin goblet

Primarily known for its whisky glasses, Glencairn Crystal has expanded its repertoire with the launch of a gin goblet. The family-owned company, based in East Kilbride, Scotland, based the new design on the Glencairn mixer glass. The gin goblet features a specially-designed lip for easy drinking; it is shaped to curve at the top of the glass to enhance aromas and has a tall stem to avoid warming the gin. Furthermore, the glass is made…

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