The Tawdry Tale of Trump Vodka

In 2005, Donald Trump boldly proclaimed that the “T&T”–Trump and tonic–would be the most called-for cocktail in America.

Trump Vodka sold 184 cases in the three months before Halloween 2010, or two a day. The Dutch distillery went bankrupt that year. Drinks Americas announced in 2011 that it was selling about half of itself to a company connected to Federico Cabo, who ran beer and tequila companies in Mexico. [CEO J. Patrick] Kenny resigned a year later, and Cabo became chief executive officer. The company that made Trump Vodka was now promoting drinks with names like Mexicali and Chili Beer.

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Steve Berman

The old Steve cared about money, prestige, and power. Then Christ found me. All at once things changed. But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!

I spent 30 years in business. Now I write and edit. But mostly I love. I have a wife and 2 kids and a dog and we live in a little house in central Georgia.

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