Press Features 

Hawaii Magazine, “Upcountry Libations,” by Cheryl Tsutsumi, November 2015

7X7, “Maui’s Craft Wine and Beer Scene is Making Waves,” by Ben Davidson, October 23, 2015

San Jose Mercury News, “Going Native with Locavores” by Jackie Burrell, September 22, 2015 

TravelAge West Magazine, “Seven Top Bars in Hawaii,” by Marty Wentzel, September 4, 2015

Coastal Living Magazine “A Daily Catch”, “You’ll Never Guess the Uber-Coastal Secret Ingredient in these Happy Hour Sips,” by Marisa Spyker, July 31, 2015

Escape, “A Trip to Upcountry Maui Reveals There’s More to the Hawaiian Islands than Beach and Surf,” by Margaret Barca, July 27, 2015 (also published in the Herald Sun and Tribune in Australia)

Edible Hawaiian Islands Magazine, “A Winning Cocktail: Poi Dog,” July 16, 2015

Metro Honolulu, “Red, White and Booze,” by Kait Hanson, July 1, 2015

Packaging World Magazine, “Glass Float Bottle a Win for OCEAN,” by Anne Marie Mohan, June 22, 2015

The Monterey Herald, “OCEAN Vodka Makes a Splash,” by Mike Hale, April 20, 2015

Frolic Hawaii, “Did This: OCEAN Vodka’s Ultimate Cocktail Showdown,” by Melissa Chang, April 14, 2015

Lavish Living, “Maui, Eluding the Aloha Spirit of Hawaii,” by Don and Ann Jackson, March 2015

San Jose Mercury News, “Hawaiian Dining, Farm-to-Fork Maui,” by Carol Fowler, March 24, 2015

Diablo Magazine, “Sweet Isle of Mine: Experience Maui Sugarcane,” by Ben Davidson, March 23, 2015

Los Angeles Daily News Travel, “Upcountry Maui Farm Tours Offer Delights From Goats to Vodka,” by C.K. Leon, March 23, 2015, “Maui’s Upcountry Delights,” by Ben Davidson, March 19, 2015

Lonely Planet, “Island Buzz,” by Amy C. Balfour, March 12, 2015

Best Tasting, “OCEAN Organic Vodka Review,” March 3, 2015

Food Gal, “A Maui Road Show at Hapa Ramen,” by Carolyn Jung, February 20, 2015

Meetings Focus, “Six Great Ways for Groups to Experience Maui’s Magic,” by Maria Lenhart, February 2015

Examiner, “Make a Maui Wowie Cocktail to Win Three Nights at the Sheraton,” by Patti Pietschmann, January 26, 2015

Pursuitist, “Mill Camp Mojito Recipe from Four Seasons Wailea,” by Christopher Parr, January 2015

He Said Magazine, “A Vacation in Your Mouth,” January 21, 2015

Travel and Leisure, “Best Cocktails on Maui,” by Kyle Ellison, December 2014

Lucky Magazine, “Santa’s Helper, Holiday Spice & More Holiday Cocktails,” by PJ Gach, December 28, 2014

Travel Pulse, “A New Year, A New Hawaii,” by Ryan Rudnansky, December 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times, “Maui’s Upcountry: Laid-Back Vibe, Cool Breezes,” by Rosemary McClure, October 19, 2014

Maui Concierge Magazine, “Hawaii Sea Spirits Announces a New Tropical Spirit: Deep Island Hawaiian Rum ‘WAVE’,” October 2014

Shanken News Daily, “Craft Brewing and Distilling News: Ocean Vodka Announces New Bottle,” October 3, 2014

Modern Distillery Age, “Ocean Organic Vodka’s New Bottle & Logo,” September 12, 2014

AAA VIA Magazine, “Hawaii’s Food Artisans,” September 2, 2014

Chilled Magazine, “Ride a Deep Island Wave,” September 2, 2014

Pacific Business News, “Ocean Vodka of Maui Introduces New Bottle,” by Bill Cresenzo, September 2, 2o14

AAA VIA Magazine, “Hawaii’s Food Artisans,” by Carolyn Jung, Summer 2014

The Daily Beast, “People for the Ethical Treatment of Vodka,” by Debra A. Klein, July 23, 2014

Pacific Business News, “New Ocean Vodka Master Distiller says the Maui Vodka is Distinct, Has a “Luxurious Feel,” by Bill Cresenzo, July 14, 2014

Rox, Paper, Scissors, “Cheers to Summer,” by Mikey Rox, July 2o14

Shanken News Daily, “Craft Brewing and Distilling News: Bill Scott Joins Ocean Vodka,” June 27, 2014, “Maui Moves Beyond Mai Tais,” by Carolyn Ali, June 25, 2014, “Award-Winning Spirit Maker Joins Hawaii Sea Spirits on Maui,” June 24, 2014

Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report,”Artisanal Products From Hawaii,” by Andrew Harper, June 2014

San Diego Uptown Newspaper, “Maui, Island of Romantic Delights,” by Ron Stern, June 6, 2014

Private Clubs Magazine, “Six Good Reasons Your Family Should Pack Up This Summer,” by Elizabeth Woodson, Summer 2014

amberSpire, “Maui: Tropical Island of Love,” by Ron Stern, May, 2014

Maui Time, “Voyaging Canoe Hōkūle’a Prepares for Worldwide Journey,” by Suzanne Kayian, May 19, 2014

Saveur Magazine, “Sky High,” by Camper English, May 8, 2014

Alternative Matters, “When Life Hands You Salt Water, Make Vodka,” by Katie Bird, May 19, 2014

WestJet’s Up Magazine, “6 Foodie Tours to Take on Maui,” May 2014

AFAR, The Experiential Travel Guide, “Ocean Vodka Organic Farm,” by Andi Fisher, May 2014

The Fashionable Housewife, “De-Stress and Relax with Five Natural Bath Products,” by Sarah-Jean Ballard, April 24, 2014

Supercompressor, “This Vodka is Made from Ocean Water,” by Jeremy Glass, April 10, 2014

CNN, “11 Best Ways to Experience Hawaii,” by Michele Bigley, March 13, 2o14

Wine Enthusiast, “American Spirits,” April 2014

Departures Magazine, “Top 5: World’s Purest Vodkas,” by Felicia Englmann, March 4, 2014

The Venue Reporter Daily, “Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery,” March 2, 2014

Tampa Bay Metro Insider, “One World, One Ocean,” February/March 2014

AFK Insider, “10 Gift Ideas for Her For Valentine’s Day, ” by Carri Wilbanks, February 10, 2014

U-T San Diego, “Maui Organic Vodka Producer Takes a Shot at Leading Tours,” by Brian Cantwell, February 2, 2014

Catch Carri, “Organic Ocean Vodka- Clean, Pure & Organic,” by Carri Wilbanks, January 30, 2014

AFAR, The Experiential Travel Guide, “Wandering Chef, Julie Reiner in Maui,” by Julie Reiner, January 25, 2014, “Ocean Vodka Review,” January 23, 2014

Thrillist and CBS, “Visit a Vodka Distillery…In Paradise,” by Sophie-Claire Hoeller, January 10, 2014 Daily News, “Fantasy Island,” by Beth D’Addono, January 19, 2014, “Ocean Vodka Welcomes 15,000 Visitors in First Eight Months,” by Wendy Osher, January 14, 2014

The Tasting Panel, “BLUE REVIEW, Score of 92,” by Anthony Dias Blue, January 2014

BWW Food + Wine World, “Garden to Glass in the New Year: Ocean Glow Organic Juice Drinks,” December 30, 2013

The Seattle Times, “High Spirits on Maui,” by Brian J. Cantwell, December 14, 2013 (pickups in Chicago Tribune, Albuquerque Journal)

Luxe Beat Magazine, “Three Ocean Vodka Cocktails,” by Maralyn Hill, December 13, 2013, December 12, 2013

Destination Weddings 2014, “Fabulous Finds,” Winter 2013

Honolulu Pulse, by Christie Wilson, December 9, 2013, “Organic Ocean Vodka Review and Holiday Recipes,” by Ginae B. McDonald, December 7, 2013

Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine, “Cocktail Corner: Ocean Vodka Makes a Splash with Great Taste, Organic Practices,” by Leslie Dinaberg, December 6, 2013

Shanken News Daily, December 5, 2013

Passport Magazine, “Romance & Adventure on Maui,” by Andrew Mersmann, December 1, 2013

Renewable Energy, “Top Five Cool Renewable Energy Projects,” by Jennifer Runyon, November 22, 2013

Interval World, “Maui Salutations,” Fall 2013

Real Estate Maui Now, “The Sunset Prophecy: In Search of the Green Flash,” by Kristin Hettermann, October 28, 2013

Honolulu Magazine, “Goat Cheese Martini Truffles” by Martha Cheng, October 18, 2013

Modern Luxury Hawaii, “Above and Beyond,” September 2013

Meetings Focus Hawaii, “New Tastes of the Tropics,” August 1, 2013

The Voice of Louisville, “Pure Paradise” by Ashley Anderson, Style 2013

Honest Cooking-The Food Magazine, “Organic Ocean Vodka-Almost Too Good to Be True” by Michelle M. Winner, July 31, 2013

Zester Daily, “Cocktail Hour: A New Wave of Hawaiian Spirits” by Virginie Boone, July 9, 2013

USA Love List, “10 Things We Love: Made in Hawaii” by Liz Smith, June 24, 3013

Honolulu Star Advertiser, “Family Creates Vodka with Spirit of Sustainability” by Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi, June 9, 2013

Forbes’, “Drinking Guide to Maui” by Carolyn Heller, June 5, 2013

Taste by the Four Seasons, “Lokahi Cocktail”, May 31, 2013

Wine & Spirits Daily, “Ocean Vodka Stretches Across the Pacific” by Emily Pennington, May 21, 2013

The Maui News, “Ocean Vodka In The Spirit for the Grand Opening” by Carla Tracy, April 25, 2013

The Maui News, “Ocean Vodka Opens Kula Facility for Tours” by Chris Sugidono, April 17, 2013

The Maui News, “Ocean Vodka Gets in Community Spirit”, April 11, 2013

Edible Hawaiian Islands Magazine, “Ocean Vodka Local Grown” by Melissa Chang, Spring 2013

The Record, “Fine Spirits: Four High Quality Examples” by Bob Probert, April 4, 2013

Maui No Ka Oi, “Great Finds” by Conn Brattain, April, 2013

Haute Living, “Travassa Tempts Angelenos with Taste”, March 27, 2013

Green Globetrotter, “Farming Organic Vodka in Maui”, March 21, 2013

The Baltimore Sun, “Hawaiian Vodka”, March 17, 2013

The Hartford Courant, “Hawaiian Vodka”, March 10, 2013

Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel, “Hawaiian Vodka”, March 10, 2013

Orlando Sentinel, “Hawaiian Vodka”, March 10, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle SFGate, “Hawaiians Make Sugarcane Spirit”, by Jeanne Cooper, March 10, 2013

Maui News on Community Clean Up, February 20, 2013

Honolulu Star Advertiser, “Kula Spirits” by Christie Wilson, February 13, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle, “Many Fresh Activities and Developments” by Jeanne Cooper, February 10, 2013

Groovy Green Livin, “Simple.Change.= Greener.Life” by Lori Popkewitz Alper, February 8, 2013

Los Angeles Times, “When Talk Turns to Vodka” by Jay Jones, February 8, 2013

Cocktail Enthusiast, “Ocean Vodka Review” by Kevin Gray, January 25, 2013

The Maui News, “Aloha Spirit” by Nanea Kalani, January 14, 2013

The Alternative Consumer, “Ocean Vodka an Organic Taste of Paradise” by Ross Dulmaine, January 10, 2013

Energy Matters, “Ocean Vodka Powered by Solar Energy” by Energy Matters, January 9, 2013

The Examiner, “Ocean Vodka a Savory Sip of Maui” by Thadd Scott, January 5, 2013

City Eats The Plate, “Tropical Vodka for the Long, Cold Winter” by Brian Freedman, January 2, 2013

Modern Distillery Age, “Ocean Vodka’s Organic Farm and Solar Powered Distillery”, December 14, 2012

Shanken News Daily, “Craft Brewing and Distilling News”, December 11, 2012

Phoenix Examiner, “Tis the Season for Vodka”, December 9, 2011

Mutineer, “Water Special”, December 1, 2011

Wine Enthusiast, “Taste of the Tropics”, February 2010

The Patterson’s Tasting Panel, “Born From Waves” by Sean Ludford, June of 2008