Episode 31 – Quinoa Vodka That’s FAIR
September 16, 2011
In Episode 31 of The Wendel Forum(originally aired on September 10, 2011, on Green 960 AM radio) Danny Ronen and Jean-Francois Daniel of The Fair Trade Spirits Company sit down with show host Bill Acevedo to explain how what you drink can make a difference.
Quinoa vodka? That’s right. This company brings together French distillers and Bolivian farmers for an award winning product (nominated Best Tasting Vodka 2009 at the New York Spirits Awards and Gold Medal at the Chicago Beverage Testing Institute 2009). Their other products include such Fair Trade ingrediants as goji fruit (the fruit that contains most antioxidants in the world) and coffee.
Fair Trade Spirits Company products sold under the FAIR label
With plants and production facilities in France, they are using their commitment to sustainability and Fair Trade to ensure a direct relationship between farmers and consumers. They discuss the importance of creating a sustainable product without compromising taste and quality.
Did you know that September 19 – 25 is the Fifth Annual San Francisco Cocktail Week?
Tune in Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 11:30 am when Bill interviews Ashok Kamal of Bennu and Dean LaTourrette of Save the Waves to discuss our environment through the lens of our world’s oceans.
Listen to the interview with Fair Trade Spirits Company: Episode 31 of The Wendel Forum(27:48 mins, mp3)
Fair Trade Spirits company website: http://www.fairtradespirits.com/
Green 960 AM radio: www.green960.com
Bill Acevedo website bio: www.wendel.com/wacevedo
Fifth Annual San FranciscoCocktail Week: http://sfcocktailweek.com/about.html