The SPI Group has appointed Chase International Inc. as its new exclusive distributor of Stolichnaya vodka and elit by Stolichnaya, in the US duty free market.

SPI has announced that its Stolichnaya flavoured variants, Stoli Hot and Stoli Sticki have been listed by Dufry Do Brazil, the largest travel retail distributor in Latin America.

SPI Group, owner of the Stolichnaya Russian vodka brand, has made John Esposito president of its US operations.

SPI Group has appointed Andreas Ioannides to the role of regional director of the Middle East, Africa and India.

SPI Group has announced the roll out of the two Stolichnaya variants, Stoli Hot and Stoli Sticki, which were launched in March in the US to celebrate 50 years of flavoured vodkas.

SPI Group has signed a five-year agreement with Telford International Company for the distribution of its Stolichnaya portfolio in China.

SPI Group has agreed a new distribution deal with Velier, for the entire Stolichnaya portfolio in Italy.

SPI Group has acquired shares in Argentinean winery Achaval-Ferrer, as part of its strategy of investing in “jewels of the wine world”.

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