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VuQo Coming to Chicago! Chicago!

VuQo Premium Vodka, the world’s only vodka distilled from coconut nectar, is proud to announce new distribution in the state of Illinois through Midwest Wine & Spirits, Inc. Through its philosophy of a “two customer principle,” Midwest has grown through focusing on providing both their customer base and suppliers excellent service and support, quality products, and competitive pricing.

“Chicago has been on our target list of key markets we’ve aggressively pursued as part of our plan to grow VuQo into a worldwide brand,” said Rich Cabael, Founder and CEO of VuQo. “We’re excited about our new partnership with Midwest Wine & Spirits as we work with them to establish the brand in the Windy City.”

VuQo plans on targeting consumers between the ages of 21-35 by driving on-premise initiatives supported by off-premise programs. “Market influencer” programs identifying key tastemakers, trendsetters, and socialites will be implemented to penetrate accounts that competitive brands have a stronghold in.

Licensed retailers, bars, nightclubs, or restaurants interested in carrying VuQo Premium Vodka can contact Midwest at the following:

Midwest Wine & Spirits, Inc.
706 N. Industrial Drive
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: 847-378-8600
Email: info@midwestwinespirits.com

About VuQo Holdings Corp.:

VuQo Premium Vodka is the only vodka in the world distilled from coconut nectar. VuQo is 40% alcohol by volume, continuously distilled and filtered multiple times, and is packaged in an elegantly designed, 750ml bottle. Currently, VuQo is distributed in the United States in California, Nevada, Texas, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York as well as Guam and the Philippines.

VuQo also owns the brand Haliya Light Fruit Wines, which are wines handcrafted in small batches using fruits that thrive in the Philippines. Haliya is available in two variants: Mango Wine which is 13% alcohol-by-volume; and Black Plum Wine which is 12%. Both are packaged in traditional wine bottles with award-winning label designs. Haliya is currently distributed in the Philippines, Guam, and the United States.

Nonito Donaire Jr. Fights This Saturday, February 4 in San Antonio

Three Division World Champion, World Number 4 Pound-for-Pound fighter, and endorser of VuQo Premium Vodka, Nonito Donaire Jr., fights Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. this Saturday, February 4, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX.

The Filipino Flash, whose fight against Fernando Montiel was recently named 2011 Knockout of the Year, enters the ring in his first fight at the 122-pound division, looking to claim another world title.

The fight can be seen on HBO World Championship Boxing and will be 2012’s first major bout of the year. The event starts at 7pm Pacific time.

Champ Nonito Donaire Jr. To Hold Public Workout

Check out World Champion Nonito Donaire Jr. prepare for his bout against Wilfredo Vasquez Jr. at his San Francisco Bay Area public workout on Saturday, January 21st at Undisputed Gym in San Carlos, CA. The public workout will be held from 1 – 3:30pm.

Don’t blink or you’ll miss Nonito’s super fast punches. But for sure, you’ll get a sneak peak of his clothing line made by HippoEsthetics and you’ll get to sample signature cocktails from VuQo Premium Vodka.