Canada is spoiled for choice when it comes to homegrown spirits. Herewith, five of the best tipples—to gift, or to get.
Grey Goose is one of the young success stories in the spirits world. The 19-year-old French vodka draws on generations of tradition and calls a 17th-century château in Cognac home.
Belvedere not only rides the wave of popularity of luxury vodkas, but also makes a good claim to having established the category.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: When Dan Aykroyd launched Crystal Head, a four-times-distilled vodka, the bottle was immediately reminiscent of his Ghostbusters days. What’s inside this clear, skull-shaped bottle has some merit, though.
The Pemberton Valley, the seed potato capital of Canada, is nestled at the foot of Mount Currie, and it is here that family-owned-and-operated Pemberton Distillery handcrafts award-winning, organic, artisanal vodka from local potatoes.
Quick quiz: where does the world’s best vodka come from? North doesn’t even enter into it; we’re talking deep south. Texas, y’all. Oh, we won’t be hearing the end of this one: Tito’s Handmade Texas Vodka is the one.