Russian Bear Premium Vodka takes gold
Issued by Greater Than - Jun 7th 2018, 12:34
Russian Bear Premium Vodka recently won gold at the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) in the Vodka category. Described by a panel of highly qualified and trained judges from the global wine and spirit industry, as having an exceptionally pure profile.
To celebrate the endorsement, Russian Bear released its signature vodka in a next level limited edition Gold bottle. With a matte black, gold foiled top and gold-foiled label, the packaging truly represents the liquid it contains. Available at selected stores across Mzansi for a limited time only.
Russian Bear Brand Manager, Simone Burns says, “We are incredibly proud of the result. It is especially exciting to receive such a glowing assessment from such an esteemed international forum.”
The IWSC is a prestigious international competition which awards the best wines and spirits from across the world and is renowned for setting the benchmark for quality and celebrating and encouraging excellence in the industry.
“As a brand, we are confident that our product truly is next level. We are always looking for new ways to excite our customers and share our wins. To thank them for their ongoing support and to celebrate our recent award, we are excited to have launched the limited-edition Gold bottle,” adds Burns.
In the midst of all this excitement, fans are battling it out for a chance to record a single with Kid X and produced by Makwa 6eats.
The 2018 #IAMNEXT tour officially launched on the 30th April 2018. South African hip hop artists can enter for a chance to win the opportunity to record a single with Kid X and have their music video produced by MTV Base.
“Now that we’ve proven that our Vodka has what it takes to win gold, we’re even more excited to be giving our customers the opportunity to top the charts themselves,” concludes Burns.
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