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In the crowded world of alcoholic beverages, vodka has remained a perennial favorite, and it is easy to see why. From the simple perfection of a vodka and tonic to the tangy sweetness of the screwdriver to the complex flavors of more complicated cocktails, vodka provides the flexibility many other adult beverages cannot offer.

The beauty of vodka is it mixes so well, but in the end, it is the quality of the alcohol that makes the difference. It does not matter if the vodka is paired with orange juice, tonic water, or something else – if the vodka itself is not up to snuff, the resulting concoction will be less than satisfying. If you are ready to stock your home bar, these top 10 vodkas are hard to beat. These are the 10 best-selling vodka brands in the world as of 2019/2020, and when you pour yourself a glass you will see why.

Top 10 Vodka Brands in the World

The Best Selling Vodka Brands in the World

1. Smirnoff Vodka


Smirnoff Vodka

Smirnoff Vodka

For many vodka lovers, the name Smirnoff is synonymous with the classic adult beverage. Founded in 1864 by Piotr Arseneevich, the Smirnoff brand was quickly embraced by the Russian people. And since the Russians truly know their vodka, this vote of confidence quickly spread around the world. Today Smirnoff is one of the most recognizable brands in the world, and the company remains a true industry leader.

2. Absolut Vodka


Another classic name in the world of vodka, the Absolut brand has become well known for its unique flavors as well as its classic taste. In addition to the original, vodka lovers can order their favorite beverage infused with hints of lime, citron, and other amazing flavors.

3. Khortytsa Vodka


Khortytsa Vodka

Khortytsa Vodka

Less known than Smirnoff and Absolut, the Khor vodka brand is every bit as good as its competitors. The unique origins of this brand of vodka may have something to do with its success – Khortytsa is crafted in Ukraine and the distillery that makes it has been named one of the best in the world.

4. Żubrówka Vodka


Żubrówka Vodka

Żubrówka Vodka

It may have an unusual name, but that has not stopped it from becoming one of the best selling vodkas in the world. The Zubrowski brand of vodka takes its name from the vast herds of bison that graze the Bialowleza forest in Poland, that that rich Polish heritage shines through with every sip.

5. Hlibny Dar Vodka


Hlibny Dar Vodka

Hlibny Dar Vodka

Another Ukrainian entry, Hlibny Dar is a worthy competitor, and one of the best selling vodka brands on the market today. Known for its all-natural ingredients and carefully crafted flavors, this great-tasting vodka has won the respect of elite drinkers and ordinary cocktail lovers alike.

6. Nemiroff Vodka


Nemiroff Vodka

Nemiroff Vodka

Founded in 1992, Nemiroff is one of the newest vodka brands on the block, but that has not diminished its popularity or stopped it from becoming one of the most well-respected beverages in the industry. Nemiroff vodka is made in Ukraine, where the residents really know their vodka, and when you drink it you will see what the experts are talking about.

7. Svedka Vodka


Svedka Vodka

Svedka Vodka

Vodka – The Svedka brand is another example of how flavored vodkas have revolution the industry. Known as much for its unique flavors – like strawberry lemonade, mango pineapple, blue raspberry, and even cucumber, Svedka vodka has quickly become a favorite with cocktail enthusiasts, bartenders and anyone else who appreciates a great tasting drink.

8. Pyat Ozer Vodka


Pyat-Ozer-Vodka-wikiliq

Pyat-Ozer-Vodka

If you are having trouble pronouncing Pyat Ozer, you may want to call it Five Lakes instead. That is what the name translates to, and the moniker is well suited to vodka made with all-natural ingredients. This increasingly popular vodka brand comes from one of the most remote places on the planet, but its worldwide distribution makes it easy to find and enjoy.

9. Magic Moments Vodka


Magic Moments Vodka

Magic Moments Vodka

The name says it all – this popular vodka brand is all about making memories and fostering a sense of community. Another entry in the popular flavored vodka category, Magic Moments has made a big splash in the world of cocktails. With flavors like lemon, green apple, raspberry, and even chocolate, the Magic Moments brand is one of the most versatile, and most delicious, in the world.

10. Soplica Vodka


Soplica Vodka

Soplica Vodka

Last but certainly not least, the Soplica brand has become one of the best selling in the world. The unique formulation is based on wheat, giving the finished product a delicate flavor all its own. Many vodka enthusiasts prefer this wheat-based formulation to the original, giving Soplicaa firm place on the list of favorites.


The adult beverage market is more crowded than ever before, and the vodka category is one of the most competitive. From flavored concoctions to classic formulations, vodka has created a place all its own. The 10 best sellers listed above are perfect additions to any home or bar so lift a glass and enjoy.

World Vodka Awards

World’s Best Pure Neutral Vodka


YearPhotoBrandOwner
2015AK-47 VodkaBest Pure Neutral Vodka AK-47 VodkaDouglas (Qingdao) Wines & Spirits Co., Ltd. (China)
2016Untamed Irish VodkaUntamed Irish Vodka
Protege International Limited (Ireland)
2017Nemiroff Premium De LuxeNemiroff Premium De LuxeSE Exclusive Media Advertising Limited (Ukraine)
2018Lithuanian Vodka GoldLithuanian Vodka GoldJSC MV Group Production (Lithuania)
2019The Lakes VodkaThe Lakes VodkaThe Lakes Distillery (United Kingdom)

World’s Best Varietal Vodka


YearPhotoBrandOwner
2015Adnams Barley VodkaAdnams Barley VodkaAdnams (United Kingdom)
2016Valentine VodkaValentine VodkaValentine Distilling Co. (United States)
2017Valentine VodkaValentine VodkaValentine Distilling Co. (United States)
2018Unfiltered Vodka made from Sheep WheyUnfiltered Vodka made from Sheep WheyHartshorn Distillery (Australia)
2019TOAD Oxford Rye VodkaTOAD Oxford Rye VodkaThe Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD) (United Kingdom)

World’s Best Flavoured Vodka


YearPhotoBrandOwner
2015Viche Pitia CarawayViche Pitia CarawayMaison de la Vodka (France)
2016Bulbash #1 Zubrovaya PremiumBulbash #1 Zubrovaya PremiumZavod Bulbash LLC (Belarus)
2017Nemiroff Premium De LuxeNemiroff Premium De LuxeSE Exclusive Media Advertising Limited (Ukraine)
2018CÎROC French VanillaCÎROC French VanillaSmarts Communicate (France)

World’s Best Premium Design


YearPhotoBrandOwner
2016Poniatowski Vodka ExquisitePoniatowski Vodka ExquisitePolanin Sp. z o.o. (Poland)
2017Stolichnaja Ushuaia ElitStolichnaja Ushuaia ElitJDO Brand & Design (Latvia)
2018JiuJiu Vodka Be LuckyJiuJiu Vodka Be Lucky
Golden Bay Springs LTD NZ (New Zealand)
2019Valentine Distilling VodkaValentine Distilling VodkaCF Napa Brand Design (United States)

The Best Selling Vodka Brands
in The World

Vodka (figures: million 9l case sales)


PhotoBrandOwner2018
smirnoffSmirnoffDiageo26.0
AbsolutAbsolutPernod Ricard11.3
khor-vodkaKhortytsaGlobal Spirits8.9
ŻubrówkaŻubrówkaRoust8.6
Hlibny DarHlibny DarBayadera Group7.5
NemiroffNemiroffNemiroff4.7
SvedkaSvedkaConstellation Brands4.4
Pyat OzerPyat OzerAlcohol Siberia Group4.3
Magic MomentsMagic MomentsRadico Khaitan4.0
SoplicaSoplicaRoust3.9
StolichnayaStolichnayaSPI Group3.7
SkyySkyyGruppo Campari3.7
Grey GooseGrey GooseBacardi3.6
MoroshaMoroshaGlobal Spirits3.6
Russian StandardRussian StandardRoust3.5
BelenkayaBelenkayaBeluga Group3.0
FinlandiaFinlandiaBrown-Forman3.0
Burnett’sBurnett’sHeaven Hill Brands2.8
Ketel OneKetel OneDiageo2.8
KrupnikKrupnikMarie Brizard Wines & Spirits2.7
Žołądkowa Czysta De LuxeŽołądkowa Czysta De LuxeStock Spirits Group2.5
Green MarkGreen MarkRoust2.5
PinnaclePinnacleBeam Suntory2.5
TalkaTalkaRoust2.3
CîrocCîrocDiageo2.1
ŻytniówkaŻytniówkaRoust2.1
TsarTsarBeluga Group1.6
BulbashBulbashBulbash1.7
WyborowaWyborowaPernod Ricard1.7
GorbatschowGorbatschowHenkell1.6
EristoffEristoffBacardi1.6
Kozatska RadaKozatska RadaBayadera Group1.5
PoliakovPoliakovLa Martiniquaise­-Bardinet1.5
SobieskiSobieskiMarie Brizard Wine & Spirits1.4
PrestigePrestigeStock Spirits Group1.4
TsarskayaTsarskaya/Imperial Collection GoldLadoga1.3
Deep EddyDeep EddyHeaven Hill Brands1.3
pervakPervakGlobal Spirits1.2