CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dixie Vodka announced its most recent flavor innovation today in a regional collaboration with Savannah Bee Company (SBC): Dixie Wildflower Honey Vodka. Dixie's newest product uses SBC's Georgia Wildflower Honey infused in Dixie's award-winning Dixie Southern Vodka, 6x distilled from non-GMO corn. The result is a delicious flavored vodka with a hint of sweetness, perfect on its own or in a variety of classic cocktails. A portion of proceeds from Dixie Wildflower Honey Vodka benefit The Bee Cause Project, which works to support the health of honey bees in the Southeast by increasing the number of hives in the region and helping to educate the public on their importance.
"As the leading homegrown vodka in the region, it's a key part of our mission that we work with flavors and ingredients that are core to the southeast," said Matti Anttila, CEO of Grain & Barrel Spirits and founder of Dixie Vodka. "We want to tell a story about where our ingredients are from and who our partners are. Beyond being a delicious, locally sourced ingredient, honey also tells a critical sustainability story for the region. Healthy bee populations are vital to our everyday lives and we hope we can do our part in working with Savannah Bee Company and The Bee Cause Project to help promote positive awareness for the challenges bees face."
"Savannah Bee Company strives to live as bees live: symbiotically with nature and in a manner that contributes positively to the world around us," said Ted Dennard, Founder of Savannah Bee Company and The Bee Cause Project. "Our Georgia Wildflower Honey is made from a variety of nectar sources depending on the whimsy of the bees. It's the perfect all-around honey. Infused with Dixie Vodka it also makes for one fantastic spirit."
Rolling out this month, Dixie Wildflower Honey Vodka will initially be available in leading retailers, bars and restaurants in South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and Kentucky, before expanding across the region through the holidays.
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About Dixie Vodka
Dixie Vodka launched in South Carolina in 2014 by Grain & Barrel Spirits includes five unique flavors: Dixie Southern Vodka, Dixie Black Pepper, Dixie Mint, Dixie Citrus, and now Dixie Wildflower Honey Vodka. Dixie Vodka embodies both premium quality and value, allowing food and drink enthusiasts to create signature cocktails that perfectly fit their lifestyle. Celebrated as the South's Best Tasting Vodka, Dixie Vodka represents the best of southern craftsmanship and hospitality. Awards include the top Platinum Medal, as voted by consumers, at the 2014-2017 Sip Awards, along with multiple Gold Medals and "Best Buy" endorsements by the Beverage Testing Institute. Dixie Vodka is proud to be a member of 1% For The Planet. Bottled at 80-proof, Dixie Vodka retails for $18.99 for a 750 ml bottle.
About Savannah Bee Company
Savannah Bee Company is the leading manufacturer of all things Honeybee. Ted Dennard, the brand's Founder, President and Head Beekeeper has established a growing empire based on his extensive knowledge of the Honeybee, acquired over 35 years of studying this unique species. The brand's offerings include the purest forms of honey for cooking and tasting, as well as nourishing beauty products made from honeybee hive ingredients. In addition to offering a wide range of honeybee-based products for everyday use, Savannah Bee is a proud parent and supporter of The Bee Cause Project, a not-for-profit whose mission is to educate the next generation to better understand, love and protect the honeybees. To reach this goal, the organization installs observation honeybee hives in schools worldwide, with over 300 installed to date. Savannah Bee products are available for purchase online and at multiple retailers across the United States. For more information, visit www.savannahbee.com.
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