Who is Marussia?
Marussia Beverages UK are importers and distributors of the finest spirits from around the world. Since 1984 we have been sourcing rare and wonderful premium spirits to share with our customers. We import and distribute a very wide range of spirits including Bourbon, Scotch, Irish and World Whiskies, unique American and London dry Gin, superb French and Italian liqueurs, premium rum from Barbados and the highest quality traditional brandy from Cognac and Armagnac.
Tell us about your flagship brands- e.g. the vision, branding, heritage etc.…?
Our brands have always been about the provenance allied to the highest quality. Marussia Beverages do not just import and represent brands but we also have our own including Mamont Vodka from Siberia and the independently bottled Mezan Rum range from the Caribbean. The brands that trust us to represent them in the UK cover all the categories with a strong gin presence both from our London and UK home (Fifty Pounds Gin, NEW Barber’s Gin, NEW Porter’s Gin) and abroad (Aviation, Death’s Door, Zuidam) as well as Briottet liqueurs from France and Tosolini from Italy. And our whiskies live up the billing too with Heaven Hill’s comprehensive range from USA, Teeling from Ireland, Mackmyra from Sweden, Millstone from Holland as well as Scotch from the pioneers at Compass Box.
How would you describe the culture at Marussia?
Marussia Beverages is about empowerment. Our Business Development Managers are encouraged to think like entrepreneurs and run their regions as microcosms of the larger business with profit and loss responsibility, supporting events and results .
It is also a place with many future opportunities having recently acquired Akashi Sake Brewery in Japan and built Torabhaig on the Isle of Skye. There have been some amazing photographs and there will soon be considerable Press Coverage of the former cattle steading that is now a truly beautiful distillery on the Isle of Skye. Meanwhile we Akashi Sake Brewery have featured in many beautiful presentation pertaining to the Cunard Liners with whom we work and to whom we are very proud to supply sake.
What training and development opportunities are provided to employees?
We have a lot of in house training on Product Knowledge which is an area in which we excel. There is also an annual training budget and employees are encouraged to highlight courses that may be to our mutual benefit.
What’s the best thing about working for Marussia Beverages?
We have a great reputation in the trade – and whenever we pick up the phone our clients are pleased to hear from us and talk to us.
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