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Chopin Imports Signs Exclusive Agreement with Portobello Road Gin

Chopin Imports Ltd. (CIL), the marketing and sales company created in 2010 to manage U.S. sales of Chopin Vodka and DORDA Double Chocolate Liqueur, has finalized an multi-year agency agreement with Good Harbour Trading, owner of Portobello Road Gin.

Under this agreement, CIL will manage national distribution and sales for Portobello Road Gin while Ged Feltham, owner of Good Harbour Trading, will focus on production, marketing and branding in London/UK. With this announcement Portobello Road Gin now joins the Chopin Imports family of brands that includes best of class entries in Vodka – Chopin, Tequila – Clase Azul, Craft Whiskey-Adirondack Bourbon and now gin.

Portobello Road Gin leads the current London style gin renaissance with a juniper forward profile, balanced by eight additional botanicals. The result is a spirit that can stand on its own or be used in cocktails from bone-dry Martinis, the classic Gin and Tonic, and Negronis, to custom creations.

“We are very excited to expand the depth of the Chopin Imports portfolio by offering our valued distributor partners exclusive access to this hand crafted gin imported from the heart of London,” comments Tad Dorda, Founder of Chopin Vodka. “Our companies share the same family-owned values and a passion for crafting one-of-a-kind spirits made from the best ingredients.”

Dana Chandler, COO of Chopin Imports, adds, “Our success is tied directly to our team of industry professionals and the strength of national wholesale agreements such as Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits. We look forward to achieving the same success for Portobello Road Gin.”

Portobello Road/Good Harbour owner Ged Feltham, “We are simply thrilled to join the Chopin Imports family, their reputation and track-record is unmatched in the alcohol beverage industry. With the sales support of Chopin Imports and their team we can grow our US footprint, plan for future sales, while providing a piece of London to the US via Portobello Road Gin.” 

For more information regarding Portobello Road or Chopin Imports Ltd. (CIL) contact John Solomon,

About Portobello Road Gin

Born at 171 Portobello Road, London. After nine months of experimentation, the perfect blend of nine botanicals was crafted using juniper berries, coriander seed, angelica root, orris root, lemon peel, orange peel, licorice root, cassia bark, and nutmeg. Portobello Road Gin was the only London Dry Gin in the premium category to win the top ranking ‘Master’ accolade in the Global Gin Masters 2015.

Since launching in 2011, Portobello Road Gin has quickly established itself as  a favorite among connoisseur consumers, bartenders and gin fans across the globe. The first of its kind in
the UK, The Distillery is the new residence for capital bracer, Portobello Road Gin. Proud purveyors of London spirit, Portobello Road Gin’s new home features four floors designed for the discerning drinker, including a distillery, GinTonica, The Resting Room, a museum, off-licensed shop, gin-making experience ‘The Ginstitute’, and three boutique guest rooms overlooking London’s iconic market street, Portobello Road.

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