Chopin is a family owned and operated business, something few in the spirit trade can claim. In fact, we are proud to be Poland’s last family owned vodka brand.
When our founder, Tadeusz Dorda, bought Chopin he took on a distillery that had been making vodka since 1896, and with it a piece of Polish history.
Preserving Poland’s centuries-old vodka-making legacy is a responsibility that we take seriously. That is why we are so stubbornly focused on quality, why we are devoted to changing the common misconceptions around vodka, and why we have worked with the same farmers for generations, building lasting relationships based on mutual respect and a passion for creating the world’s best vodka.
We are proud to continue our country’s rich vodka-making traditions, just as we create new ones of our own.
The Dorda family prides itself on small-batch production and wouldn’t have it any other way.
Meet our Master Distiller
Master Distiller Waldemar Durakiewicz has been with Chopin for more than 40 years, overseeing every step of the distillation process.
It is thanks to Mr. Durakiewicz’s artistry, experience and uncompromising standards that simple ingredients such as potatoes, rye and wheat can be transformed into Chopin’s complex, nuanced vodka.