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John Dewar & Sons Surges Ahead with State-of-the-Art Sustainability Practices

New biomass boiler reduces carbon footprint at its historic Aberfeldy distillery by 90%
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Hamilton, Bermuda, July 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The DEWAR’S® Aberfeldy Distillery in the heart of the Scottish Highlands is known for its rich tradition of producing some of the world’s finest Scotch – while at the same time, setting industry-leading sustainability standards.

The late 2014 installment of a biomass boiler at the Aberfeldy site cut the carbon footprint at the home of DEWAR’S® Blended Scotch whisky by a whopping 90 percent.

Good Foundation Revealed In Restoration Of Workers' Cottages At BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery At Laverstoke Mill

Global gin brand takes painstaking measures and uses traditional methods to bring back the former paper mill's beauty
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Hamilton, Bermuda, April 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Beyond the peeled paint, crumbled mortar, overgrown vegetation and general neglect, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® design crews could see that Laverstoke Mill, with its Georgian and Victorian architecture, had a good foundation. So when crews approached the renovation of the 170-year-old workers' cottages, they took extreme care and exercised great patience to return them to their authentic beauty, sustainably.

Video: BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery Harvests Energy and Distills Gin

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The BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery at Laverstoke Mill not only distills gin, it also harvests energy. The facility captured the world's attention at its opening in mid-September as the number one premium gin brand unveiled how it re-captures energy with its state-of-the-art heat exchange system. The distillery is designed to operate with the greatest operational efficiencies to reduce energy use as it recycles residual heat which is a by-product from the unique "Vapour Infusion" technique used since 1836. 

MARTINI® Asti Features Streamlined, Sustainable Glass Bottles

Bottle redesign lowers glass weight, saves energy and preserves iconic MARTINI heritage
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Hamilton, Bermuda, December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ –The elegance and sophistication of multi-award winning MARTINI® Asti sparkling wine is built on a more than 150 years of great taste and contained in bottles with an iconic shape and sustainable design.

Good Spirited Employees Traverse MARTINI Campus By Bicycle

Sustainable transportation reduces noise, pollution and saves time
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Hamilton, Bermuda, November 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sturdy, yellow bicycles bearing the distinctive, iconic MARTINI® ball and bar logo serve as a sustainable solution for many employees who work at the main MARTINI production facility in Pessione, Italy. 

The facility has been in operation for more than 150 years and is the largest MARTINI facility in the world, covering 40 acres. Instead of relying on gas-powered cars to go from one part of the campus to another, employees find hopping on one of the 55 bikes available is more efficient – and better for the environment.

From Field to Bottle and Back: MARTINI Vermouth Infused with Sustainably Sourced Botanicals

MARTINI master herbalist goal is net-zero environmental impact
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Hamilton, Bermuda, October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The signature, vibrant taste of the award-winning range of MARTINI vermouth originates from a rich blend of some of the world’s finest botanicals. The portfolio includes blends from a mix of 40 different herbs, like red-rose buds from Morocco, orange peel from Spain and juniper that grows wild in the hills of Tuscany.

Ivano Tonutti, master herbalist for the more than 150-year-old iconic Italian brand, searches the world selecting from only the most sustainable sources of botanicals and herbs, grown by the most trusted farmers.

Bacardi Promotes Sustainability Across Sugarcane Industry

As a founding member of Bonsucro®, Bacardi helps set economic, environmental and social standards for sugarcane production as part of its “Good Spirited” environmental initiative
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Hamilton, Bermuda, August 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A key ingredient of the world’s favorite BACARDÍ® rum is molasses, a by-product of sugarcane. Around the world, Bacardi aims to select suppliers who can produce high quality yields under sustainably certified conditions.

Bacardi Employees Embrace Company-Wide Sustainability Initiative


Bacardi’s “Good Spirited” green initiative, launched earlier this year with the goal of eliminating landfill waste at all of its production sites globally by 2022, is off to a good start according to company reports.


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