Russian Standard Vodka at Taste of London

Bloody MashaAt this year’s Taste of London Festival in Regent’s Park (16th to 19th June) you can discover the delights of Russian vodka at the Russian Standard Cocktail Bar.

Eager gourmands are invited to explore Russian Standard’s House of Vodka with two mixology master classes each day, run by leading mixologist Glen Hooper who has over 10 years experience in the heart of London’s cocktail culture. Glen has travelled the world and brings with him a wealth of mixology expertise to share with the attendees. The sessions will explain how to truly taste and enjoy premium vodka; educating participants about the key differences between Russian Standard Vodka, Russian Standard Gold and Russian Standard Platinum.

In each class, Glen will elaborate on the history and heritage of Russian Standard Vodka, including an explanation of Dmitri Mendeleev’s original vodka formula created for the Tsars in 1894. True foodies will also be able to learn about Russian zakuski, small plates served on the arrival of guests alongside vodka and a bubbling samovar.

For thirsty visitors keen to kick back with a cocktail, a choice of five refreshing Russian Standard Vodka drinks will be on offer to purchase by the glass or pitcher. These include the Bolshoi Basil, a unique and refreshing tall drink, and the Appleflower, a summery cocktail featuring delicate elderflower and apple flavours. Sunday festival goers will also be able to treat themselves to a Classic Russian Bloody Mary, the perfect way to ease into a sunny day spent sampling the festival’s premium food and drink.

The Russian Standard Vodka bar will be at stand S5, which is near the main entrance to Taste of London.

Advance tickets for Taste of London start from £23.50, while tickets on the day start from £26. Visit to secure your ticket today.

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Russia’s Maslenitsa Festival in London’s Trafalgar Square

This weekend, should one have a rabid appetite for sampling some Russian culture, we at Charlotte’s VVeb recommend taking a trip to the annual Russian Maslenitsa Festival taking place on Sunday 6th March in London’s Trafalgar Square.  The annual festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before and will feature a Russian Standard Vodka bar and traditional Russian delicacies to taste.

Trafalgar Square

Maslenitsa is also known as Butter Week and blinis are traditionally eaten during this period.  The celebration is held just before Lent, however, its roots are pagan as it heralds the coming of spring.  As Russia’s national drink is vodka we can expect that lots of lovely blinis will be washed down with a chilled tipple or two at the festival!

Plus for music lovers there will be fabulous performances by Moral Codex, Bayan Mix, Ludmila Rumina and Anastasia Stostkaya.  We can’t wait!

Russian Maslenitsa Festival in London’s Trafalgar Square

Nearest Tube: Charing Cross

12.30pm – 7pm

Entry is free

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Russian Standard Vodka Originals Launch

NoisettesThis week Russian Standard Vodka announce the launch of Russian Standard Vodka Originals, a revolutionary and unique programme designed to provide people unrivalled access to a world of real music and film.  Russian Standard Vodka is steeped in Russian heritage; it is based on the vodka formula created by illustrious scientist Dmitri Mendeleev and is produced with premium Russian ingredients which are distilled at Russian Standard Vodka’s state-of-the-art distillery in St Petersburg.  And thanks to Russian Standard Vodka, this year people will experience the first ever truly credible brand offering with authentic, free ticketed, live music and film events across the year, courtesy of Russia’s number one premium vodka.

Russian Standard Vodka Originals kicks off with a bang with two intimate live music experiences in iconic music venues on the 19th and 20th May at the HMV Picture House in Edinburgh and the HMV Forum in London, respectively – featuring the British, Gold selling band The Noisettes. Described as ‘the best live band in Britain’ by The Guardian, the Noisettes bring with them an exciting and alternative sleek pop sound.

Loyal Russian Standard Vodka fans and new customers have the amazing opportunity to attend this free ticketed event and share it with a friend by entering the draw and registering for a pair of tickets at, the online hub containing all exclusive content for the campaign.

The hottest new breakthrough act Chew Lips will be supporting on both nights and each gig will culminate in a celebrity packed aftershow party with a DJ set from some of the coolest names on the scene. Each venue will be bespoke themed to bring to life the world of Russian Standard Vodka and people will be immersed in an unrivalled premium brand experience and atmosphere that brings the best of real music and film direct to them.  For those unable to attend the Noisettes concerts, the gigs will be filmed exclusively for Channel 4 and shown later in the year.

At the events consumers will be given the opportunity to receive Russian Standard Vodka privilege cards. By interacting with the brand, re-visiting the website and entering codes gained on purchase of a Russian Standard Vodka bottle, the card will give priority access to unlock a world of Russian Standard Vodka assets throughout the year.

Anyone who would like to attend any of the Russian Standard Vodka Originals events will need to visit and enter the draw to be in with a chance of winning a pair of the free tickets!

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