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Cognac Frapin’s Cuvée Rabelais: Suspended in time

Cognac Frapin’s Cuvée Rabelais: Suspended in time

For its ultra-premium Cuvée Rabelais launched this month, Cognac Frapin called on agency Partisan du Sens for the packaging design. The rounded decanter appears as if suspended, supported by a metal base gilded in 24-carat gold. The latest[…]

10/18/2021
Ruinart’s Second Skin goes big with artist Antonin Anzil

Ruinart’s Second Skin goes big with artist Antonin Anzil

When Ruinart (LVMH) called on Antonin Anzil to decorate a magnum version of its Second Skin case, the artist looked to the champagne brand’s historic vineyard in Taissy for inspiration. Ruinart’s Second Skin case (Pusterla 1880/James Cropper)[…]

10/15/2021
06 Vodka: When rosé meets vodka

06 Vodka: When rosé meets vodka

Comte de Grasse, maker of 44°N Gin, has launched a new spirits brand, 06 Vodka. The super-premium spirit is housed in a sleek bottle with elongated neck, topped with the same distinctive closure as the Comte de Grasse gin. 06 Vodka is a newcomer[…]

10/12/2021 |
Arrangé Blard unveils flavored rums from Réunion

Arrangé Blard unveils flavored rums from Réunion

Family-owned rum producer Arrangé Blard called on distributor Univerre for the packaging of its flavored rums from the French island of Réunion. Wanting to evoke the mountain peaks and volcanos of Réunion through the bottle housing its flavored[…]

10/12/2021
New take on design for The Glen Grant’s oldest whisky

New take on design for The Glen Grant’s oldest whisky

Scotch whisky maker The Glen Grant Distillery (Campari) launched a limited edition 60-year-old single malt this month, its oldest release to date. The packaging takes its cues from the distillery’s tall, slender pot stills. The Glen Grant’s new[…]

10/12/2021
Bollinger Diffusion's Anaë looks to shake up gin market

Bollinger Diffusion's Anaë looks to shake up gin market

Anaë, a new brand from Bollinger Diffusion launched this month, was created with a premium and sustainable positioning in mind, from its ingredients to its packaging. The textured glass bottle featuring 20% recycled content is designed for[…]

09/21/2021 |
Editions Jean Lenoir reveals Le Nez du Bourbon

Editions Jean Lenoir reveals Le Nez du Bourbon

Publisher Editions Jean Lenoir has unveiled Le Nez du Bourbon, a coffret containing a booklet and 12 miniature flacons destined for bourbon amateurs and connaisseurs alike. After Le Nez du Whisky aroma kit in 2013, French publisher Editions Jean[…]

09/20/2021
Jules Gautret revamps cognac range

Jules Gautret revamps cognac range

French spirits brand Jules Gautret called on design agency Maison Linea to revamp its visual identity and packaging design. For the repositioning of Jules Gautret’s cognac range, Cognac-based design agency Maison Linea set out to make the offer[…]

09/14/2021
Artistry in Oak: Gordon & MacPhail’s 80-year-old single malt

Artistry in Oak: Gordon & MacPhail’s 80-year-old single malt

Family-owned premium spirits company Gordon & MacPhail called on architect David Adjaye for the packaging design of Generations 80-Years-Old, billed as “the world’s oldest single malt”. The latest release in Gordon & MacPhail’s Generations[…]

09/14/2021
The Macallan unveils novel pack for 71-year-old single malt

The Macallan unveils novel pack for 71-year-old single malt

Tales of The Macallan Volume I is the first installment in a new series from Scotch whisky maker The Macallan. For the packaging of this 71-year-old single malt, the brand teamed up with French crystal specialist Lalique and London-based[…]

09/07/2021