Ghost in a Bottle, a producer of premium spirits and non-alcoholic distillates from Hoeilaart, is in the top five nominees and has a chance to win the title ‘Product Made in Flemish Brabant’. The company is competing for the top prize with Téliz Blanc & Rosé, an alcohol-free tea-based drink. “Five years ago we were also the very first in Belgium with an alcohol-free spirit,” says Ludwig Lampaert. You can still vote via this link until November 15.
What is the name of the product and what exactly is it?
“Téliz Blanc & Rosé: non-alcoholic tea-based drink.”
Where is it produced?
“Hoeilaart, Flemish Brabant.”
How did you come up with the idea for this product?
“I received many questions from customers to make a good non-alcoholic drink that can also be used culinary at the table. The aromas and flavors of tea have fascinated me for some time. I used to have a vineyard and made a lot of sparkling wine, with that knowledge I combined two worlds.”
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Why are you so proud of this product specifically?
“It is the first alcohol-free “pet’nat”, with a natural and very complex taste, which can be combined with delicate but also powerful recipes. According to many customers, the first truly alcohol-free drink at the table.”
Who are the main buyers of your product?
“We distribute exclusively to resellers (wine shops, drinks centers, delicatessen shops, etc.). The end user is a modern consumer who consciously handles drinks and is also looking for added value. Consumers who are open to innovation.”
What kind of company are you exactly?
“We are a small company, with the exception of production everything is done by 1 person (myself). I create, commercialize and follow up. In addition to Téliz, we are also specialized in maturing spirits. Gin and rum brought us together already won three gold and one silver medal in London.”
Why should readers vote for you?
“Because we do not have the strength of a large multinational, but we do pioneering work in the field of non-alcoholic drinks. Five years ago we were also the very first in Belgium with an alcohol-free spirit, called No Ghost in a Bottle.”
Through this link you can cast your vote. You can vote until November 15.