Diamond Standard Vodka
Diamond Standard Vodka was introduced in May in Florida and will roll out in Illinois, Nevada and California in early summer, with a national rollout planned over the next seven months. Produced at Poland’s Polmos Siedlce Distillery and made from Dankowski Diamond Rye, it goes through a diamond filtration process using thousands of DeBeers diamonds. The 750 ml Saverglass bottle, which retails for $79, is adorned with a 25-millimeter Swarovski crystal.
For more information, visit www.diamondstandardvodka.com.
Evian and Badoit Glass Products
The Evian Natural Spring Water brand introduces its new glass range of products, featuring Badoit Sparkling Natural Mineral Water, a natural still and sparkling water combination available in limited areas starting in July. The bottles will be available in 750 ml and 330 ml formats. Both Evian Natural Spring Water and Badoit Sparkling Natural Mineral Water come in matching bottles that are 100 percent recyclable.
For more information, visit www.Evian.com.
Root: 1 Chardonnay and Carmenere
The Chilean brand Root: 1 introduces two new varietals: Chardonnay and Carmenere. The Chardonnay matches consumers’ desires with an ideal balance of fruit and acidity and offers melon, honey and toasted hazelnut flavors. Carmenere, Chile’s signature varietal, provides gentle tannins and plum, blackberry and spice flavors. Root: 1 wines are cultivated on original, ungrafted roots and use sustainable viticulture practices.
For more information, visit www.clickwinegroup.com.
NBA Pinball Machine
Just in time for the NBA finals, Stern Pinball Inc. launched a new pinball machine for basketball and pinball enthusiasts. NBA pinball features 20 players from 20 teams and offers several popular pinball mechanical features, including a spinning disk in the playfield center, a captive ball, drop targets, ramps and a diverter. The game has a backboard, at which a player shoots a basket. The magnet holds the ball momentarily, and then drops it toward the basket.
For more information, visit www.sternpinball.com.