Entries by Frank Bachurski

The Gin Foundry Wins Again And Again!

We are proud to announce The Gin Foundry was awarded a Silver Medal and a score of 89 from Tastings.com. Full review of Europa below. The Gin Foundry Europa London Dry Gin has been awarded a Silver Medal by The Tastings.com International Review of Spirits and a score of 89 points on a scale of 100. Tastings.com […]

Clique Vodka Pocket Shots Now Available

Who needs a couple pocket shots for their next event.  Small enough to fit… well just about anywhere. Rip it & sip it.  Clique Vodka pocket shots now available in select cities and looking to expand into all major markets. Clique Vodka’s pocket shots or #CliqueShots are a new line extension for Clique Vodka and […]

Actor Ryan Reynolds Acquires Aviation Gin

Actor Ryan Reynolds Acquires Aviation Gin, or a large stake in it at least.  Yesterday he and Aviation Gin both announced on their social media profiles that Ryan Reynolds “purchased” and now “owns” Aviation Gin.  This makes him the latest of many celebrities to cash in on the profit fueled wine & spirits industry that […]

Bacardi Buys Patron at $5.1 Billion

Yes that is Billion with a “B”.  Bacardi buys Patron at $5.1 Billion. The tequila category has been on fire.  First Diageo purchases Casamigos, then Pernod with control of Avión earlier this month.  Now the biggest move was saved for last.  This week Bacardi announced that it has agreed to acquire 100% of Patrón Spirits […]

The Gin Foundry Launches In Pennsylvania

We at Premier Innovations Group are proud to announce that we are now working alongside The Gin Foundry on both domestic and international fronts. You can find The Gin Foundry brand on Fine Wine & Good Spirits store shelves throughout PA. We look forward to activating this truly impressive artisan crafted product. Reach out if […]

50 Cent Sells Shares Of Effen Vodka

Another mainstream celebrity rap artist has cashed out on the thriving spirits industry.  50 Cent is supposedly officially out of the liquor game for the time being, now that word is spreading that he has sold his minority stake in Effen Vodka. 50 Cent has been growing even more in popularity as his Starz series Power continues to […]

Diageo Buys Casamigos for $1 BILLION

Another precedent setting brand acquisition has taken place in the spirits industry just this week.  Beverage giant Diageo will be purchasing Casamigos Tequila for a whopping $1 billion.  They have agreed to initially pay $700m for up front and then pay a further $300m contingent on Casamigos performing well over the next decade.  Now if […]