Irish Distillers’ Communications and Corporate Affairs Director, Rosemary Garth is to become the new head of the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI), following an official meeting of the group this week. Ms. Garth assumes the role from outgoing Chairperson, Ms. Maggie Timoney of HEINEKEN Ireland, who is relocating to the US to take up [...]
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The range and quality of pub food across the country is set to be changed thanks to a joint training initiative organised by Fáilte Ireland and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI). Launched by the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin in Kilkenny, the ‘Grow your Food Reputation’ programme aims to show publicans the [...]
The Alliance for Insurance Reform, an organisation that includes the VFI and the LVA, has welcomed the long-awaited confirmation from Insurance Ireland that they will fund the establishment of a new Garda Insurance Fraud Unit. The setting up of the unit is something the Alliance has been calling for to help prevent exaggerated and misleading claims being [...]
Irish Distillers has added two new and experimental, limited edition Irish whiskeys to its METHOD AND MADNESS range; Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Finished in Virgin Hungarian Oak and a 28-year-old Ruby Port Pipe Single Cask Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. First launched in 2017, METHOD AND MADNESS aims to push the boundaries of Irish [...]
The number of Irish breweries producing their own product has more than quadrupled since 2012, from 15 to 72, according to a new report published today by the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI). This quadrupling has led to a total increase in microbrewery turnover from €8 million in 2012 to €52 million in 2016. [...]
The Pearse Lyons Distillery has announced the landmark release of the exclusive Pearse 5 Year Old Cask Strength Single Malt Irish Whiskey which marks the first new five-year old Irish whiskey stream to be launched in Ireland in more than 25 years. The first release will feature 1,000 individually numbered bottles of the premium Cask Strength Whiskey product which will be exclusively [...]
Craft cider brand Tempted Cider has won the top Trophy in its category at the International Cider Challenge 2018. One of only seven ciders to win a Trophy out of 200 entries, this is the first year Tempted Dry has entered the awards and was the winner in the New World Style category for ciders [...]
Launched in 2013, LOLEA is a craft-made sangria from the Northeast of Spain, with just 7% alc. content, based on an exclusive recipe combining high quality wine and fruit. Three versions have just become available in Ireland: LOLEA No. 1 (made with red wine), LOLEA No. 2 (made with white wine) and LOLEA no. 5 [...]
The Irish whiskey industry sold 9.7 million cases of whiskey globally in 2017, a 10.6 percent increase on the previous year, according to figures compiled by International Wine and Spirits Research (IWSR). Irish whiskey remains the world’s fastest-growing spirit category and the 2017 global total exceed interim sales targets set by the Irish Whiskey Association [...]
Estrella Damm has once again been announced as the official beer partner and sponsor of Food on the Edge 2018. This announcement marks the second year of partnership between Estrella Damm and the annual food symposium, which returns to Galway this October 22nd and 23rd 2018. The Food on the Edge event is a coming-together [...]