I became an honorary Gin Rectifier last night (May 9). I took an oath and now I am duty bound to promote the best interests of gin.
The list features 18 new brand entries, nine new companies, and Turkey and Colombia are represented for the first time.
Pernod Ricard remains the company with the highest number of brands in the Millionaires rankings, while United Spirits is increasingly a force to be reckoned with as the spirits market in India continues to forge ahead in all sectors.
Whisky is top of the pops when it comes to the category with the most brands on the list, at 46, but it is tailed closely by vodka, with 43.
To find out which brands top the tables, see the Millionaires supplement with the July issue of Drinks International.