Mission Statement

Offer the pinnacle in professional and personalized services on behalf of our brand companies with the best Asia/Pacific’s distributors.
We seek out only the best of the best per category for the best distributors in each A/P market.

Ted McDonnell – CEO

  • Raised in South America (Brazil), Europe (UK, France) and USA.
  • Spent the last 25 (+) years working in the wine & spirit industry primarily in the Asia/Pacific region.
  • J.E. Seagram & Sons; worked in a number of senior positions. (1986 – 1996)
  • Australia; Seagram’s Sales and Marketing roles. (1987 -1990)
  • Hong Kong/Asia Pacific; Regional Duty Free Division, Marketing & Business Development roles. (1990 – 1993)
  • Micronesia/Marianas; Established Seagram sales & marketing offices. (1993 – 1994)
  • United Kingdom; Chivas Brothers Asia/Pacific Regional Marketing Director. (1994 – 1997)
  • Philippines; Vice President/Board of Premier Wines & Spirits Distribution & Indigo warehousing company. (1996 – 2008).
  • Asia/Pacific: Consultant for Euro Monitor & Canadean. ( 2004 – 2007)
  • Liberty Lighthouse Group LLP established 1999 & Oceanus AP Pte. in 2005 to the present.
  • First to launch Patron Spirits internationally, focusing initially, on the Asia/Pacific region.
  • LLG’s business model became Patron Spirits global model. (2005 – 2011)
  • First 100% Blue Agave Tequila to be approval and launched, Casa Noble, onto Mainland China. (2012)
  • TequilaTotal LLP launched in 2012 with Mexico/America’s Hottest 100% Tequila Brands.
  • Launched KAH 100% Organic Tequila onto the international markets. (2012)

Why Asia/Pacific

  • The alcohol industry is hedging its investment on the Asia/Pacific for the now and the foreseeable future.
  • The regional demand for the ‘what is the best of the best’ or premium/ultra premium brands offers its brand companies excellent returns.
  •  Over the past 30 years the A/P region has been topping most drinks categories sales globally.
  •  Ever since the Asia Economic Crisis (1997-2000) followed with numerous industry buy outs, consolidations, and mergers, left regional distribution looking for new approach to the spirit categories. As well as a new realization that continues to reshape the way the spirits business is conducted Asia/Pacific region.
  • China now is the largest consumer of alcoholic spirits and wine will soon follow.
  • India, is rapidly keeping pace right behind China as a top 5 consumer of spirits
  • Best Hotels are found in the Asia/Pacific region.
  • Best Airlines year after year are from the Asia/Pacific region.

In Recent years, a change has come to the Asia Pacific Spirits consumption. Where as the Cognac Houses & Premium Blended Scotch whisky brands use to dominant the sales, today, it’s all about offering a range of Premium & Niche Spirits!

Asia/Pacific Drinking Habits

  •  Regional Duty Free sales offer the highest profits in the world.
  • Premium and Ultra premium spirit sales continue to grow steadily across the region.
  • Niche brands like Absinth’s and Liqueurs are becoming POPULAR.
  • The 100% Blue Agave Tequila Category annual sales are double – triple digit growth.
  • Premium/Ultra Premium White Spirits (Rum, Vodka, & Gin) are now becoming important categories with Consumers.
  • The Ultra Premium 100% Blue Agave Tequila’s are enjoying a surge in growth over the past 3 years.
  • Single Malt Scots Whisky; continue to enjoying double digit growth year on year in selected key A/P markets.
  • New Growth area is the standard drinks category (2009-2012) are to have a range of pouring brands.

Brands Companies

Current Brand Partners

  • Casa Noble
  • Compass Box
  • McCormick
  • Green Fairy & Djabel Absinth
  • Janneau Armagnac
  • Llord Cordial

Former Brand Partner

  • Brokers,
  • La Fee
  • Sagatiba
  • Patron

 

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