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“The attraction to the VIP area and the reason so many are willing to order from the ‘top-end of the menu’ is a combination of the excellent service, quality drinks and opulent, gorgeous appointments. “ Royal Salute Diamond Jubilee Legacy by Angostura Distributed by: Pernod Ricard Australia Distributed by: island2island Price point: $199.99 Price point: Est. $25,000 Royal Salute was created in 1953 to mark OK, not one for regular retail, as there will be only the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and one (500ml) bottle available in Australia going continuing the tradition, this year Royal up for sale via an online auction held from Friday Salute is celebrating the Queen’s 60 year 29 June till Friday 13 July. If you are a potential reign with the launch of the Limited Edition bidder go to ww.langtons.com.au for more details. Royal Salute Diamond Jubilee bottle, only The youngest rum is 17 years old and all of the available in 2012 during the celebrations. rums in the blend have been aged in once used Royal Salute Diamond Jubilee is a blend 200 litre American Oak Bourbon casks on site at of Scotland’s finest whiskies, aged in oak Angostura’s distillery in Trinidad. John Georges, barrels for no less than 21years creating master distiller at Angostura said, “There was no a full bodied, rich flavoured and balanced set recipe when we started this process. We have blend with a deep sweet fragrance. experimented with a number of rums that had the characteristics we felt deserved to be prominent.” Grey Goose Vodka The average nip will set you back around $1250; so why so expensive? “Legacy by Angostura is the Distributed by: Bacardi Lion ultimate expression of Angostura rum. We set out Price point: $75.99 to create the greatest sipping rum ever produced For centuries France has been known for its and we believe we have achieved something passion, quality and meticulous craftsmanship, that is both unique and unequalled. Once these values that have inspired the creation of some 20 bottles have been sold, no more of this liquid of the world’s finest luxury goods. Grey Goose will be available, so it’s a truly unique opportunity epitomizes this, combining passion with an for a few select individuals,” said Georges. uncompromising attention to detail. Bacardi Lion, as a joint venture between global spirits Strom company Bacardi Limited and Australasian brewer Lion Beers, Spirits & Wines, also distributes Price point: $110 Grey Goose Vodka Original, Grey Goose La Strom is a unique spirit, the result of nine Poire, Grey Goose L’ Orange and Grey Goose ingredients infused with fermented grape spirit; Le Citron, all retail at the same $75.99. the hero of which is extracted from the European Beech Tree. Hailing from the Austro-Hungarian Tanqueray No. TEN Empire as far back as the 16th century, post its collapse in 1918, Czechoslovakia picked up the Distributed by: Diageo Australia ancestral heritage proclaimed by the first president, Price point: $92.99 (note: 750ml) Tomas Garrigue Masaryk, as the “Czech National Tanqueray No. TEN evokes luxury for two reasons Spirit”. Nearly one hundred years on and Strom – heritage and rarity. It’s a handcrafted, small- has found a home, produced in South Australia and batch gin that uses the same Tiny No. Ten still distributed by Strom Spirits out of the Gold Coast that Charles Tanqueray commissioned in the – for now. This luxury spirit is gaining momentum 19th century. It has a phenomenal track record and is enjoying a strong connection to adventure of sophisticated drinking, making it the ideal sports (aerobatic flying and heli-skiing), selling well ingredient for the ultimate martini or the perfect gin across New Zealand and as far afield as Singapore. and tonic. In relation to Diageo’s wider portfolio, Traditionally consumed as a shot or a hot drink with Tanqueray No. TEN takes pride of place in their tea (with lemon and sugar), Strom lends its unique gin family (that includes Tanqueray Gin at $49.99 sweet nose and spicy palate to a range of cocktails. for 700ml and Gordons at $39.99 for 700ml). To find out more visit: www.stromspirits.com drinks trade 31


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