Global Spirits Receives Notable Praise for Brand Portfolio at Wine & Spirit Wholesalers Convention

Global Spirits, the world's 3rd largest selling vodka brand continues to gain ground in the US market. In the last year, the company has built up it's sales team and added distributors in California, Illinois, Tennessee, Indiana, Arizona and Nevada. It's portfolio of vodka brands including Leaf Organic Vodka, Khortytsa and Pervak Vodkas recently received fabulous reviews at WSWA.

This year’s Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America [WSWA] 73rd Annual Convention was another breakout event for Global Spirits, the makers of numerous vodka brands including LEAF Organic, Khortytsa and Pervak, with several major awards. 

At this year’s event, LEAF Vodka made from Alaskan Glacial Water received a Double Gold medal, topping last year’s Gold.  It’s companion, LEAF Vodka made from Rocky Mountain Mineral Water received its first Gold medal.

The Khortytsa Vodka line, including Platinum, Ice and De Luxe all received Silver Medals, as did Pervak Rye Vodka.

"Since our initial introduction and medals at last year's convention, we have significantly expanded our US footprint, as well as our internal and distributor sales teams. These awards further reinforce the fact that our success is a direct result of our strong portfolio of high-quality vodkas."

Steve Ackerman, National Sales Director, Global Spirits

Each product had to receive a unanimous individual ranking by the spirits panel in a blind judging competition for this recognition. Judges were hand selected by The Tasting Panel Magazine.

“Since our initial introduction and medals at last year’s convention, we have significantly expanded our US footprint, as well as our internal and distributor sales teams,” states Steve Ackerman, national sales director for Global Spirits USA.  “These awards further reinforce the fact that our success is a direct result of our strong portfolio of high-quality vodkas.”

The company continues to expand its distribution footprint in response to growing interest at the wholesale and retail levels.  “We have no doubt that we will continue to build on our success in 2016 as both the trade and consumers develop a greater awareness of our brands and their unique qualities,” noted Ackerman.

About Global Spirits:

A Fortune 500 company in Europe, Global Spirits was established in 2008 and has operational hubs in New York, Moscow and Kiev. Key strategic brands include: Khortytsa Vodka (3rd largest selling international vodka brand*) and Morosha Vodka (fastest growing international vodka brand**), Pervak Vodka (acquired in 2013) and LEAF Vodka (launched in the US October 2013).

*According to IWSR, Khortytsa was the third largest selling global vodka brand at 6.4MM cases.

**IWSR Magazine – The Real 100

Source: Global Spirits USA

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