Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

Vodka's Novel Flavors

Jack Bettridge
Issue: August 31, 2011

You've stumbled upon a purveyor of a palate-boggling array of flavors. His shelves offer everything from sweets to spices and herbs to fruits. A few different coffee choices are thrown in to boot. But you're not in a sweets shop, a delicatessen or even a tricked-out Starbucks. What you've entered is a bar, and this fantastic taste spectrum is all bottled as vodka. Wine Spectator's Jack Bettridge explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 26, 2011.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories