Vodka Hits the Target
By Michael Hepworth
What do kangaroos, Ayers rock and Foster’s beer,
and Chris Williams have in common? They
are all from Australia
of course. Who might you
say is Chris Williams? He is from the land “down under” and owner of
the Wattle Creek Winery where he has developed a new fresh tasting vodka
from a special blend of grapes grown in
Boomerang Vodka is a light clear refreshing vodka distributed through
Foster’s Wine Estates. With
the boomerang lightly clipping the leaves of a tree whose branches house
birds, releasing the birds to fly toward the thrower; drinkers are
migrating toward bartenders as they make an apple and pomegranate martinis
from Boomerang. Boomerang is good alone with splash of vermouth or mixed
with various fruit elixirs for the softer palette.
Chris has spent many years creating the perfect vodka
grape seed. With the perfect
climate of the Sonoma/Napa County areas of
, the gentle flavor of the grape is released through the vodka.
"The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming?" No, try the
Australians are Coming. As an
international global economy, there are no such things as borders anymore.
A traditional Russian hard liquor grown in
by an Australian national. It
was a natural result of the popularity of vodka with the great climate of
with the ingenuity and love of spirits of the Australians which lead to
the “United Nations” of vodkas.
Imagine a sommelier, mixologist or bartender trying
to figure out where this vodka came from and what year.
Four of my siblings have married individuals outside their race,
resulting in beautiful “model quality” nieces and nephews who are
excelling in athletics, beauty pageant models and academically.
Same thing happens with Boomerang.
The best characteristics of various cultures are blended together
creating a smooth rich light liquor which not only taste good blended but
also alone with the undiluted flavors and aromas of the natural vodka.
If you are stuck in the
rut of always asking for Kettle One and Grey Goose, I believe you will be
pleasantly surprise with Boomerang.
I know you will not feel you have done a “Dirty Deed” (AC/DC)
by drinking this drink rather, you may find yourself
“Hopelessly Devoted” (Olivia Newton John) to Boomerang after
partaking in this wonderful elixir with the very unique bottling style.
Almost forgot, Don’t forget to put another “Shrimp on the