VuQo is thrilled to announce that it is now available to residents of 43 states through Liquorama Wines and Spirits, America’s premier online liquor store. Family-owned and operated since 1978, Liquorama is physically located in Upland, CA.
BakitWhy’s Krizia Medenilla and Ram Catapang interview VuQo Vodka’s CEO, Rich Cabael, at Nic’s Martini Lounge in Beverly Hills. Read the article and listen to what Rich had to say on BakitWhy.com!
Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. scored an impressive win over South Aftrican, Jeffrey Mathebula, and unified the IBF and WBO Super Bantamweight Championship Belts at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA. The fight was scored a unanimous blowout with Donaire knocking down Mathebula with a left hook in the fourth round.
“The Filipino Flash controlled the entire fight and showed the world he could stand toe-to-toe even with someone five inches taller than him,” said Rich Cabael, CEO of VuQo Premium Vodka. “And we’re proud to have him and Rachel as our endorsers.”
VuQo Premium Vodka sponsored the After Fight Party at Sevilla Nightclub in Long Beach, CA. and was hosted by Waterhole Kings and Just Blame Us. The After Party was well attended with media from ABS-CBN, BakitWhy.com, Manila Mail, FilAm TV, and AZE Media. Chris Gatdula from the world famous dance group Jabbawockeez was also in attendance.
VuQo! VuQo! VuQo! was the chant at the reception after playing 18 holes in the First Bayanihan Cup held at Summit Pointe Golf Club in Milpitas, CA. Winners of the different divisions each won a bottle of VuQo while the rest of the participants got a chance to win a bottle through the raffle.
The event was sponsored by Mango Tours, Philippine Airlines, Cache Creek, AirPhil Express, Microtel, Bayanihan Cargo, Rafael Lumanlan of Morgan Stanley, Stephen Sim of PGA Los Angeles, Globe Telecom, Asian Journal, Keep Scores, and VuQo Premium Vodka. Guests of honor included Milpitas Mayor, Jose Esteves and San Francisco Deputy Consul General of the Philippines, Alfonso “Doy” Ver.
VuQo CEO, Rich Cabael, played in the tournament but was never in contention. “I played very well but unfortunately, my score didn’t reflect it,” Cabael jokingly said. “For every great shot I hit, I hit 10 not so great!”
Krizia Medenilla and Ram Catapang of BakitWhy spent time talking with VuQo CEO Rich Cabael at Nic’s Martini Lounge in Beverly Hills, about VuQo Premium Vodka and how far it has come along. The interview will be posted on BakitWhy.com in the coming weeks.
BakitWhy has been one of VuQo’s biggest supporters since it first launched in California back in 2009. BakitWhy is an online community that represents all aspects of the “diverse and multi-generational Filipino American Lifestyle.” Go to BakitWhy.com to read about all the different things Fil-Ams love to do, from politics, business, entertainment, sports and art.
VuQo CEO, Rich Cabael, was a guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles, CA. His message, delivered to the group of influential Filipinos from such various fields as government, banking, entertainment, and medicine, was about leadership and competitiveness and how his life experiences prepared him to start VuQo Inc. From baseball to school organizations, successful and unsuccessful ventures, and a career in Silicon Valley, he spoke of determination, passion, and motivation fueled by the people around him, the journey to reach his goals, and pride in being Filipino.
Special thanks to John Mina, President of the Rotary Club of Historic Filipinotown, for inviting VuQo’s CEO to speak.
VuQo Premium Vodka was honored to be one of three products introduced by Duty Free Philippines at the Conrad Hotel in Singapore during the Tax Free World Association Conference last May. The other products introduced were Guimaras Chocolates and DFP’s 25 Years Aquino to Aquino Coffee Table Book.
VuQo CEO, Rich Cabael, attended the reception and said a few words to introduce VuQo to DFP’s guests. The guests were treated to VuQo’s signature cocktails from VuQo Cali to VuQo Tonic and VuQo Fruit Punch served by the CEO himself.
Special thanks go to Enchong Formoso, COO of DFP, Martin Moodie, The Moodie Report, and David Spillane, Travel Retail Sales, for allowing VuQo to participate!
To see more pictures, click here (courtesy of Duty Free Philippines).