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Recent Releases from Van Gogh Vodka

May 16, 2012

Tags: Van Gogh Vodka, Van Gogh Cool peach, Van Gogh Dark Chocolate, Van Gogh PB&J

Van Gogh Vodka is produced at the Royal Dirkzwager Distilleries in Schiedam, Holland. The company has been family owned since its founding in 1879 (the “Royal” in the name refers to a Royal Warrant conferred on the distillery by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands), and remains so---a rarity in this era of corporate ownership by multi-national conglomerates. According to Master Distiller Tim Vos, “We believe we are creators of Dutch vodkas with a broad palette of tastes and colors,” and thus Van Gogh “is a name that makes sense for us.” Ironically, 1879 was around the time when Vincent Van Gogh left Holland for good, fed up with an art establishment unable to comprehend a broad palette of colors. (more…)