- William Grant & Sons announced the opening and operation of their new Tullamore Distillery, which is making its own whiskey now for the first time since 1959. It's a big distillery and a signal of the surge in Irish whiskey sales. For those who enjoy Jameson and Bushmills, this might be a likely contender for you affections.
- Absolut has released a special edition of their flagship bottle in an homage to the artist Andy Warhol called obviously enough, Absolut Warhol. It's a representation back to their days of special marketing by a label that is renowned for effective marketing. For artists, pretentious snobs, and others who enjoy Warhol's work, there is a vodka for you on the market for a short period of time!