Nemiroff Vodka acquires Nemyriv distillery

Vodka brand Nemiroff won an auction to acquire the Nemyriv distillery in Ukraine for an undisclosed sum. The auction for the distillery’s purchase took place on 15 October. Nemyriv distillery was the first of around 80 sites to be privatised after almost 30 years of state monopoly for alcohol production in Ukraine. The acquisition means Nemiroff will be able to take control of the quality of ingredients, alcohol and final products produced at the facility.…

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Nemiroff Cocktail Challenge attracts 300 bartenders

Ukrainian vodka brand Nemiroff has completed its virtual Nemiroff Cocktail Challenge, which featured more than 300 bartenders. The #NemiroffCocktailChallenge took place from April to May this year in Ukraine. It was an online video battle for bartenders, designed to give them the chance to win financial rewards for making cocktails. More than 300 bartenders took part, creating more than 1,100 videos and receiving a combined cash prize of UAH1,000,000 (US$37,482). The contest took place over…

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Proximo Spirits names Nemiroff Ukrainian importer

Vodka maker Nemiroff has been appointed Ukrainian importer for the Proximo Spirits portfolio, which includes Jose Cuervo Tequila and Bushmills Irish whiskey. The deal, which came into effect on 1 January 2020, sees Nemiroff distribute Proximo brands including Kraken rum and Sexton Irish whiskey in Ukraine. Yuriy Sorochinskiy, Nemiroff CEO, said: “Being one of the leading world vodka brands, we are delighted to use the experience and expertise of our team in a new direction…

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Nemiroff expands duty free availability

Ukrainian vodka brand Nemiroff has expanded its presence in travel retail and appointed a new distributor for its products in Germany. Nemiroff has appointed African Eastern as its travel retail distributor in the UAE and on the Indian subcontinent. The Ukrainian brand, which sponsors American martial arts championship UFC, also launched an advertising campaign at Dubai Duty Free to coincide with a UFC event in the city. Chirag Aggarwal, business manager – travel retail at…

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Top spirits exhibitors at TFWA Cannes 2019

As the world’s travel retail professionals prepare to head to the south of France for the TFWA World Exhibition & Conference next weekend, we highlight the unmissable events and brands to connect with at the event. For anyone with a strong interest in travel retail there’s only one place you’ll want to be between 29 September and 4 October – the TFWA World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes, France. A truly unmissable event in the…

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