‘Hiccup!’ Spirits low after vodka brand auction runs dry


              Tim Osborne, CEO of the GML Holding Group, reacts after a public auction of the Benelux rights to Stolichnaya and 17 other vodka brands owned by the Russian state, part of efforts to make Moscow pay for seizing the assets of oil company Yukos, in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Bailiff Govert Bakker calls bids during a public auction of the Benelux rights to Stolichnaya and 17 other vodka brands owned by the Russian state, part of efforts to make Moscow pay for seizing the assets of oil company Yukos, in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Two vodka bottles are displayed prior to a public auction of the Benelux rights to Stolichnaya and 17 other vodka brands owned by the Russian state, part of efforts to make Moscow pay for seizing the assets of oil company Yukos, in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
‘Hiccup!’ Spirits low after vodka brand auction runs dry