Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Smells Like Supreme Spirit

Smells Like Supreme Spirit
42 BELOW scores yet more awards at the ridiculously prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition in London

Auckland, 27 July 2006 - 42 BELOW has come away triumphant (again) from the UK’s most prestigious wine and spirits competition with five medals.

The International Wine & Spirit Competition was held at London’s famous Vinopolis, and 42 BELOW scooped five gongs, including two spectacular Best In Class awards:

42 BELOW Pure – Gold, Best In Class; 42 BELOW Manuka Honey – Silver, Best In Class;
STIL Vodka – Silver; 42 BELOW Passionfruit – Bronze; SOUTH Gin - Bronze

42 BELOW is the world’s most awarded vodka, and this latest haul of silverware widens the gap. This year alone, 42 BELOW has won gold and silver at the San Francisco Spirit Awards, three golds and the International High Quality Trophy at the Monde Spirit Awards and two stars at the International Quality & Taste Institute. 42 BELOW also won two golds at the Cannes Lion advertising awards, the Oscars of the ad world.

Chief vodka bloke Geoff Ross received the latest awards news while on a business tour of Asia, where they can’t get enough of the Kiwi super-premium vodka.

He says, “There is not an award ceremony 42 BELOW has been at where we have not won gold – this gives us a clean sweep for the year. We export 42 BELOW to more than 25 countries around the world and in return these countries are giving us awards by the truckload. It sounds like a fair deal.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Media Mega Merger: StuffMe Hearing Argues Over Moveable Feast

New Zealand's two largest news publishers are appealing against the Commerce Commission's rejection of the proposal to merge their operations. More>>

Elsewhere:


Approval: Northern Corridor Decision Released

The approval gives the green light to construction of the last link of Auckland’s Western Ring Route, providing an alternative route from South Auckland to the North Shore. More>>

ALSO:


Crown Accounts: $4.1 Billion Surplus

The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of $4.1 billion, $2.2 billion stronger than last year, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More>>

ALSO:

Mycoplasma Bovis: One New Property Tests Positive

The newly identified property... was already under a Restricted Place notice under the Biosecurity Act. More>>

Accounting Scandal: Suspension Of Fuji Xerox From All-Of-Government Contract

General Manager of New Zealand Government Procurement John Ivil says, “FXNZ has been formally suspended from the Print Technology and Associated Services (PTAS) contract and terminated from the Office Supplies contract.” More>>