Glen Scotia seeks Victorian images of Campbeltown

Campbeltown-based whisky distillery Glen Scotia is asking people worldwide to share photography of the Scottish town from the mid-19th and early-20th century. The single malt whisky producer is seeking photos that depict the whisky industry during the Victorian period. At the time, Campbeltown was known as the ‘whisky capital of the world’ and housed more than 30 operating distilleries. Iain McAlister, master distiller and distillery manager at Glen Scotia, said: “The contribution Campbeltown has made…

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Distillery 291 names wholesale sales and marketing VP

Colorado-based Distillery 291 has appointed Hannah Thomas as its new vice president of wholesale sales and marketing. Thomas, a Colorado native, previously worked with US drinks wholesaler Breakthru Beverage Group, where she represented the Diageo and Moët Hennessy portfolios. Thomas also has extensive experience in the on-trade and previously managed a number of venues, alongside James Beard award-winning chefs. She said: “Distillery 291’s motto, ‘hard made the Colorado way’, truly resonates with me. It represents…

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Martin Miller’s campaign highlights creativity

Licor 43 owner Zamora Company has launched a new art-focused campaign for Martin Miller’s gin, which was inspired by the brand’s founder. Martin Miller’s From Madness to Genius was created to showcase the ‘artistic soul entrepreneurial attitude and obsession’ of the brand’s namesake founder. Robert Eastham, global sales and marketing director for Martin Miller’s Gin, said: “We went back to who the founder was, what his thought process was, how he worked, how he saw…

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Bacardi debuts Conga campaign featuring Meek Mill

Rum brand Bacardi has unveiled its Conga Feat. You campaign, which includes the first remake of hit song Conga with Grammy-nominated artists Meek Mill and Leslie Grace. Bacardi rum launched a global call for vocal and dance submissions in November to re-record the 1985 song Conga, originally performed by Gloria Estefan and co-produced by Emilio Estefan. The remake features lead vocals from three-time Latin Grammy Awards nominee Leslie Grace, and rap verses by Grammy-nominated musician…

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Nemiroff Digestive Fest returns

Ukrainian brand Nemiroff hosted the second iteration of its Digestive Fest to highlight the versatility of De Luxe Honey Pepper vodka. The first Nemiroff Digestive Festival took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, in October 2020 and saw restaurants and bars serve complimentary digestif cocktails made using the Nemiroff Inked Collection of flavoured vodkas. The second Nemiroff Digestive Festival was held between 18 December and 7 January across major cities in Ukraine. Targeting the winter ski season,…

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