According to this this news story from A.P., Absolut is for sale.
The vodka distilled in the southern Swedish town of Ahus is the world’s No. 3 premium spirit and one of the country’s most recognizable brands. It’s owned by the Swedish government, who will likely make billions on the transaction (while gratifying those Swedes who contend their government needn’t be in the spirits business).
March 2, 2007 By