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Belfast City Airport Announces Basalt Volcanic Rock Vodka as New Arrival to its World Duty Free Store for May

Belfast City Airport has announced a new arrival to its World Duty Free store – with the locally-distilled Basalt Volcanic Rock Vodka becoming available throughout the month of May.

Basalt Volcanic Rock Vodka is produced by the Antrim-based Basalt Distillery.

Martha Garbe, Director at Basalt Distillery, commented: “Since our Basalt Volcanic Rock Gin landed on the shelves at Belfast City Airport, we have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from customers, and we hope that our new Volcanic Rock Vodka will prove equally as popular.

“The launch of our Volcanic Rock Vodka marks an exciting milestone for Basalt Distillery, as we introduce our exceptional artisanal vodka to a diverse and global audience, and we are pleased to offer passengers at Belfast City Airport an exclusive first taste.

“Belfast City Airport’s World Duty Free store provides the perfect platform for us to share our passion for quality and craftsmanship with travellers, inviting them to experience the unique taste of Basalt.”

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Established in 2020, Basalt Distillery places emphasis on creating a sustainable distilling process through state-of-the-art technology.

Michael Jackson, Head of Commercial at Belfast City Airport, said: “We have seen increasing demand from passengers for premium local brands, and it is fantastic to launch Basalt Distillery’s Volcanic Rock Vodka as an exclusive addition to our growing range of local products. 

“The arrival of Basalt Volcanic Rock Vodka at our World Duty Free store exemplifies Belfast City Airport’s dedication to offering travellers an authentic taste of Northern Ireland and to celebrating the spirit of innovation and craftsmanship that defines our region.”

Aisha Dad, World Duty Free’s Category Manager for Liquor in the UK, added: “World Duty Free is passionate about providing passengers with the opportunity to discover and indulge in a variety of high-quality brands as part of our commitment to enriching the travel experience.

“We are thrilled to offer World Duty Free customers at Belfast City Airport the exclusive opportunity to try the fantastic new Basalt Volcanic Rock Vodka before anyone else.

“Basalt Volcanic Rock Vodka will be available to purchase by all passengers, regardless of their destination, and we have no doubt that it will be hugely popular amongst those who are hoping to take a piece of Northern Ireland on their journey.”

Geoff Percival
Geoff Percival
Geoff has worked in business, news, consumer and travel journalism for more than 25 years; having worked for and contributed to the likes of The Irish Examiner, Business & Finance, Business Plus, The Sunday Times, The Irish News, Senior Times, and The Sunday Tribune.

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