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November 2018

DIAGEO RESERVE APPOINTS MARK MORIARTY AS NEW GLOBAL FOOD AUTHORITY

2018-11-04T19:45:55+00:00

Diageo Reserve, the luxury portfolio of Diageo, has announced the creation of a new food advocacy role within the business – the Global Gastronomer. The person holding the role will be tasked with forging a more meaningful connection between the wider food occasion and the Reserve spirits portfolio, which includes brands like Johnnie Walker Scotch [...]

DIAGEO RESERVE APPOINTS MARK MORIARTY AS NEW GLOBAL FOOD AUTHORITY2018-11-04T19:45:55+00:00

Mescan Brewery founders receive knighthoods in Belgium

2018-11-04T19:40:43+00:00

Complete with all the pomp and ceremony you’d expect, Bart Adons and Cillian O’Moráin of Mescan Brewery were officially knighted and became part of the Confrérie van de Hasseltse Jenever. A crowd of 120,000 people flocked into the Flemish town of Hasselt for the annual Jeneverfest.  (Jenever is the Flemish word for the spirit that is known [...]

Mescan Brewery founders receive knighthoods in Belgium2018-11-04T19:40:43+00:00

October 2018

Lough Ree Distillery unveils new Sling Shot gin at Taste of Lakelands Food Festival

2018-10-09T11:00:06+00:00

Hidden in the tranquil countryside of Lanesborough, Co. Longford, Lough Ree Distillery entered Ireland’s gin scene with an energetic launch of its Sling Shot gin at the Taste of Lakelands Food Festival. Sling Shot Gin is being distilled in a custom-built distillery in Lanesborough while construction of the state-of-the-art Lough Ree Distillery and visitor centre [...]

Lough Ree Distillery unveils new Sling Shot gin at Taste of Lakelands Food Festival2018-10-09T11:00:06+00:00

September 2018

BARTENDER BATTLES IT OUT TO REPRESENT IRELAND AT OPIHR WORLD ADVENTURE COCKTAIL COMPETITION IN ISTANBUL

2018-09-13T14:22:14+00:00

When The Opihr World Adventure Cocktail Competition called upon Ireland’s explorer bartenders to create the ultimate Opihr cocktail featuring local ingredients, the call was answered with aplomb! After skilful and stellar performances from each of the ten finalists at Dublin’s newly-opened Ukiyo bar, the winner was announced as industry legend Barney O’Kane from One Goose Entry in [...]

BARTENDER BATTLES IT OUT TO REPRESENT IRELAND AT OPIHR WORLD ADVENTURE COCKTAIL COMPETITION IN ISTANBUL2018-09-13T14:22:14+00:00

Jameson Cold Brew Set To Refresh Irish Whiskey And Coffee

2018-09-11T13:46:06+00:00

Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, is set to pilot a new and innovative take on the classic combination of Irish whiskey and coffee; Jameson Cold Brew. Jameson Cold Brew will be trialled in limited quantities from September 2018 in response to the growing global appetite for Irish whiskey, quality [...]

Jameson Cold Brew Set To Refresh Irish Whiskey And Coffee2018-09-11T13:46:06+00:00

New Menu at The GastroBar at Fade Street Social by Dylan McGrath launched

2018-09-03T14:30:52+00:00

Dylan McGrath has created an exciting new menu for The GastroBar at Fade Street Social of innovative small-plate dishes centred on quality ingredients and creative combinations. On the new GastroBar menu, you can expect a wide mix of inventive and adventurous small plate dishes built with exciting elements and techniques — all underpinned by Dylan [...]

New Menu at The GastroBar at Fade Street Social by Dylan McGrath launched2018-09-03T14:30:52+00:00

August 2018

FSAI Publish Advice On Serving Burgers

2018-08-21T16:17:42+00:00

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has reminded caterers and restaurants of the dangers of not cooking minced beef burgers thoroughly to remove harmful bacteria. In Ireland, 3% of raw minced beef is known to be contaminated with a particular harmful type of E. coli (called Shiga toxin-producing E. coli) that can cause kidney failure. Children under five [...]

FSAI Publish Advice On Serving Burgers2018-08-21T16:17:42+00:00

BUSHMILLS IRISH WHISKEY RUNNING FREE LEATHER MAKING AND WHISKEY WORKSHOP

2018-08-21T16:11:39+00:00

Bushmills Irish Whiskey will continue the #BlackBushStories collaborative event series this month, showcasing and celebrating the stories of Irish talent who have gone against the grain to follow their passion and become champions in their chosen field. August’s collaboration with Irish leatherworker, Jason Karayiannis, will see the designer and maker host a hands-on workshop at Drury Buildings in Dublin [...]

BUSHMILLS IRISH WHISKEY RUNNING FREE LEATHER MAKING AND WHISKEY WORKSHOP2018-08-21T16:11:39+00:00

July 2018

New Zealand Winegrowers Sommelier Scholarship Applications Open

2018-07-13T12:40:05+00:00

New Zealand Winegrowers has opened applications for the 2019 Sommit Scholarship for Sommeliers from the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe. First launched in 2015 with Sommeliers Australia, the scholarship is now a global initiative with the European sommeliers joining scholars from Australia, Asia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA in 2018. The New Zealand Wine [...]

New Zealand Winegrowers Sommelier Scholarship Applications Open2018-07-13T12:40:05+00:00