News Briefs for December 10, 2021December 10, 2021
•Roust Corporation’s Russian Standard vodka has launched a new canned Moscow Mule cocktail, using the brand’s namesake vodka. The RTD comes in at 5.8% abv and is also made with ginger, lime, and mint. Russian Standard Moscow Mule is now available nationwide in 4-packs of 12-ounce cans. Last year, Russian Standard was at 205,000 cases in the U.S., according to Impact Databank.
•Yountville, California-based Lede Family Wines has promoted Janet Llamas to CFO. Llamas has been with Lede Wines for almost three years and was previously director of finance and vice president of finance. Prior to her time with Lede, she was director of finance for Clos Du Val Winery. In her new role, Llamas will oversee all financial planning and activities for Cliff Lede Vineyards, the adjacent Poetry Inn, and FEL Wines in the Anderson Valley. Lede Family Wines was established in 2002.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.