Interview: Kavka Vodka Founder Jan Woroniecki

Produced in Poland, a sensational small-batch spirit with dynamic capabilities

Quite familiar with various vodkas and their ideal cocktail uses, restaurateur Jan Woroniecki—owner of London’s upscale Ognisko Restaurant, situated within the elegant Polish member’s club Ognisko Polski—decided to configure his own. Produced at an independent distillery in Poland, Woroniecki’s Kavka Vodka nods to historic distillation methods that date back as far as the 18th century. Working with master distiller Urszula Wojcik and acclaimed bartender Karol Terejlis, Woroniecki rebuffed …

Designer Maxwell Osborne’s Belvedere Greenhouse in the Elizabeth Street Garden

The Public School co-founder on his verdant installation

Among the flora of Manhattan’s endangered Elizabeth Street Garden, designer Maxwell Osborne (co-founder of pioneering menswear label Public School) imagined a “greenhouse” for the launch of Belvedere Organic Infusions, the premium vodka brand’s new certified-organic range. Osborne’s open-air structure—filled with lemon sculptures composed of recycled cotton fabric—channeled the ethos of the event, one dedicated to sustainability. Osborne’s work, alongside a greenhouse each from chef Kwame Onwuachi …

Pairing Celebratory Suntory Spirits With Premium Japanese Barware

Holiday Gifting with Roku Gin, Haku Vodka and Suntory Whisky Toki

Sponsored by House of Suntory

From the many award-winning brands in the House of Suntory portfolio, three superb spirits set themselves apart for their sheer approachability and dynamic presence. Matching the care, quality and desirability of Suntory’s most coveted Japanese whiskies, Suntory Whisky Toki® is an innovative whisky blend and an ideal introduction to those exploring the category. Haku® Vodka, crafted from 100% Japanese white rice, sets a standard for smoothness and does …