Ljubljana, 30th of March 2023: Award-winning Gin 1689, launches in Slovenia through a distribution partnership with RR Selection.
Following in the footsteps of Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic, Slovenia is the 7th market in central Europe to launch the Amsterdam-based Gin 1689.
Slovenia is one of the fastest growing gin markets in Europe with an annually growth of 8.10% (CAGR 2023-2027). Additional, Slovenia hosts many world class cocktail bars including the famous Kolibri Cocktail Bar with its elegant “The Great Gatsby” interior.
In the past few years gin has been steadily climbing its way to the top of the popular alcoholic beverages in Slovenia. This beverage is not only popular as a classic combination with a tonic, it is becoming a more and more popular ingredient to cocktails and an important addition in the cuisine. More and more world-renowned chefs have been using gin as an ingredient in food preparation. The Slovenian culinary parties have been focusing on tasting and merging this popular beverage and selected dishes.
RR Selection is one of the largest Distributors of business and promotional gifts and alcoholic beverages in Slovenia and its portfolio represents a rich selection of high-quality alcoholic beverages & world brands.
The partnership will start with an official launch event in the Spring, exclusively for members of the press, retail & hospitality executives and top bartenders.
Eva Razgor Skamen, Sales Director of RR Selection, highlights: “A few years ago, the revolution of craft beers reached Slovenia, and now many premium gins have entered the market.” Eva continues; “We work with premium brands and are proud of adding Gin 1689 to our portfolio, especially the 1689 Dutch Pink Gin will be very popular in bars and restaurants in the summer season!”
Gin 1689 is based on a three-century old original recipe and beautifully combines juniper berries, apple, quince, dried lemon & orange peel, clove, nutmeg and aniseed.
About Gin 1689:
Amsterdam’s Gin 1689 is based on a three-century-old gin recipe dating back to the time when William of Orange the Third, introduced gin to the British population and the gin craze started. Since its launch, Gin 1689 has won many accolades with the highlight being Gold, in the premium category; at the Gin Masters in London.
In 2019 Gin 1689 launched the first Dutch Pink gin and received great coverage on the BBC and in UK National Newspapers including The Telegraph.
About RR Selection:
One of the largest Distributor of business and promotional gifts and alcoholic beverages in Slovenia. Our online store includes a wide range of business, promotional and personal gifts suitable for any occasion. It also represents a rich selection of quality alcoholic beverages, world brands. We specialize in top quality drinks from the world's most prestigious brands. At RR Selection we offer a rich selection of cognacs, rums, gins, whiskeys, champagnes, wine, liqueurs and other distillates.