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Dan Aykroyd and Crystal Head Vodka


Friday, March 14th, 2014 — 2:12pm PDT
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This morning I met a Canadian entertainment legend, a member of the Order of Canada, and one outstanding Ghostbuster. Dan Aykroyd is in Vancouver today for a public appearance at the BC Liquor Store to promote his Crystal Head vodka. You’ve probably seen it and wondered about its curious shape and Dan is here to […]

ABSOLUT Vancouver Art


Friday, January 29th, 2010 — 10:00am PDT
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Back in November I was at the launch of the ABSOLUT Vodka Vancouver-themed bottle. Aside from featuring a logo created by a BC artist, a portion of sales from each bottle are also going to fund a public art project in the city. Over the last few months the public have been voting on their […]

ABSOLUT Vodka Vancouver Bottle


Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 — 2:58pm PDT
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This afternoon I was at the official announcement that Vancouver has the first-ever Canadian City-inspired bottle of ABSOLUT vodka. The Vancouver bottle was designed by BC artist Douglas Fraser who currently resides in Victoria. His bottle art features a float plane soaring over the city and ocean as the mountains cast a blue backdrop — […]

IKON Russian Vodka Taste Test


Thursday, September 4th, 2008 — 12:21pm PDT
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Last month I was one of three judges in the Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool mixology contest. After writing two posts about the event I was contacted by a different vodka company that asked if I would like to sample their product. Who was I to pass up an opportunity to use the martini […]

Arbiter of Cool Vancouver Winner Announced


Monday, August 18th, 2008 — 10:30am PDT
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Last week I was one of the lucky judges in the Vancouver regional Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool competition. The winner has been announced and so Kerren Bottay of The Mountain Club will be joining those from Montreal, Toronto and Calgary back here in Vancouver at the end of September for the national championship. […]

Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool Vancouver


Friday, August 15th, 2008 — 4:00am PDT
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On a hot and steamy Thursday afternoon I headed over to the Blue Water Cafe in Yaletown to begin my trek through the world of mixology. I met up with local Media Relations whiz Anita Webster for the Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool competition. Claudia Cusano (Editor of Nuvo Magazine) and Judith Lane (freelance […]