Top 10 vintage spirits adverts

9th September, 2014 by Amy Hopkins


Dewar's-advertsThese adverts for Dewar’s blended Scotch whisky, now owned by Bacardi, show that the brand was keen to sell itself as a slice of Scottish national identity in the mid-Twentieth Century. In recent years, the brand has encountered advertising controversy with its television featuring Claire Forlani and her “poor” Scottish accent while the brand was also forced to pull one of its adverts following criticisms it was sexist.

One Response to “Top 10 vintage spirits adverts”

  1. Great selection of classic ad campaigns! Don’t forget to include the iconic Absolut Vodka advertisements! They definitely have to be considered one of the groundbreaking advertising campaigns not only for Spirits, but across the entire advertising industry! We’ve got a bunch of them here:

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