Solera 7-made using the same solera system of ageing and blending as sherry--will be the main brand targeted at c-stores and multiples.
The company is seeking damages from Matusalem
for "falsely" claiming Cuban origin.
The teens are soon back in the time-warp game, this time accompanied by eccentric French teacher Ambroise Dubuc de Beauchesne (Marc Labreche), who is desperately searching for a priceless diamond named the Matusalem
Other Martinique rums like Clement, and other high-end rums including Nicaragua's Flor de Cana, the Domincan Republic's Matusalem
, Venezuela's Ron Diplomatico and others, have focused their marketing and promotion attentions primarily on building word of mouth with bartenders and on-premise accounts.
Skyy Spirits is also the exclusive US distributor of Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky, 1800 and Gran Centenario tequilas, The Glenrothes Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Matusalem
Rums, Martin Miller's Gins, Carolans Irish Cream, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Irish Mist Liqueur, Midori Melon Liqueur, ZEN Green Tea Liqueur and The Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky.
group that also owns Gran Centenario Tequila and Matusalem
Skyy Spirits currently holds distribution agreements with Suntory International (Midori Melon Liqueur, ZEN Green Tea Liqueur, The Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky), Berry Brothers & Rudd (Cutty Sark & The Glenrothes), Jose Cuervo International (1800 & Gran Centenario Tequilas), Ron Matusalem
& Company (Matusalem
Rums), Reformed Spirits (Martin Miller's Gin) and C&C International (Carolans Irish Cream, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Irish Mist).
Other winners included Snow Queen Vodka, Top Vodka; Plymouth Gin, Top Gin; Matusalem
Rum, Best Rum; Asom Broso Silver Tequila, Top Tequila; El Tesoro, Top Reposado Tequila; Siete Leguas, Top Anejo Tequila; Don Julio, Top Extra-Aged Anejo Tequila; Jameson Rare Vintage Irish Whiskey, Top Irish Whiskey; Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey, Top Rye Whisk(e)y; Chivas Regal 25 Year Old Scotch, Top Blended Scotch; Pappy Van Winkle Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Top Bourbon; Hennessy Cognac Paradis Extra, Top cognac; Cointreau Orange Liqueur, Top Fruit Liqueur.
On January 1, 2008, Proximo s portfolio will also include two super-and ultra-premium tequila brands, 1800 and Gran Centenario, and the super-premium Ron Matusalem
By January 2008, Proximo's portfolio will also include the super- and ultra-premium tequila brands, 1800 and Gran Centenario, and the superpremium Ron Matusalem
Besides these higher-profile brands, other rums gearing up for growth include traditional brands like Ron Matusalem
, currently increasing its marketing efforts under the umbrella of Skyy Spirits.
Zyr Vodka took top honors as Best Vodka, while Matusalem
Clasico Rum was named Best Rum.