Vienna, 11th of July 2022: Gin 1689 has arrived in Austria and we will be partnering with Vienna Distribution who have a very strong presence in the Austrian market. They already work together with some of the world’s most amazing spirit brands including Crystal Head Vodka, Moutai, Edradour, Chichibu, Loch Lomond, Bimber, Scapegrace, Whitley Neill. Gin 1689 has earned a well-deserved spot in an already great line up!
The gin market in Austria is growing steadily year on year and Gin 1689 is tapping into this market with it’s high demand for international, premium gins.
Nick Barends, Sales Director Gin 1689 for Central Europe highlights: “Austria represents a fantastic opportunity for Gin 1689, and the oldest gin recipe in the world will surely resonate with Austrian premium gin consumers! A great gin, a great team and a great distributor. What more can we ask for ;)”
Sharing his news, founder Alexander Janssens of Gin 1689, states “We are excited and proud about this fantastic opportunity to launch in one of the fastest growing gin markets in Europe.”
Janssens continues; “International expansion is important for us as we would like to give as many consumers as possible the opportunity to try our authentic gin, and with the reach and market position of our new distributor, we can’t find a better partner.”
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 3rd, 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 Vienna Distribution GmbH:
Vienna Distribution is the Spirits Distributor and trading company of Premium, Super-Premium & Handcrafted Spirits in Austria and work with some of the world’s most amazing spirit brands including Crystal Head Vodka, Moutai, Edradour, Chichibu, Loch Lomond, Bimber, Scapegrace, Whitley Neill.