CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dixie Vodka is proud to be named the Official Spirits Sponsor for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG).
As a result of this sponsorship, WEG attendees will be able to purchase Dixie Vodka throughout the games including the brand's renowned Bloody Mary cocktail: The South's Best Bloody Mary — made with Dixie Black Pepper Vodka, which was voted "The World's #1 Flavored Vodka" by The Ultimate Spirits Challenge.
"We're thrilled to be supporting equestrian sports, especially at this premier event right here in the heart of the South," said Matti Anttila, Founder of Dixie Vodka and CEO of Grain & Barrel Spirits. "We can't wait to fix up The South's Best Bloody Mary for this year's attendees and horse enthusiasts — it's the perfect cocktail to fuel a day of exciting equestrian action."
The FEI World Equestrian Games™ are running from September 11-23 and feature eight core equestrian disciplines of Jumping, Dressage, Para-Equestrian Dressage, Eventing, Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining. Over the span of two weeks, an estimated 400,000 people are expected to attend.
"We are pleased to welcome Dixie Vodka as the Official Spirits Sponsor of the WEG and look forward to showcasing this Southern flavor to our visitors from around the world," said Mark Bellissimo, Managing Partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners.
The South's Best Bloody Mary and Dixie's core Southern Vodka will be available for purchase throughout the event.
About Dixie Vodka
Dixie Vodka launched in South Carolina in 2014 by Grain & Barrel Spirits and now includes four unique flavors: Dixie Southern Vodka, Dixie Black Pepper, Dixie Mint and Dixie Citrus. Dixie Vodka embodies both premium quality and affordability, 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.
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