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July 2018

GUINNESS X MEATOPIA 2018

2018-07-13T12:49:21+00:00

GUINNESS X MEATOPIA was in town from the 6th – 8th July 2018. The Open Gate Brewery, home to all beer innovation and experimentation at St. James’s Gate, in Dublin, was transformed into the hottest beer, food, fire and music festival in town. Festival goers enjoyed a mouth-watering never-been-tasted-before menu from some of the world’s best live [...]

GUINNESS X MEATOPIA 20182018-07-13T12:49:21+00:00

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

Carlsberg don’t do music festivals but if they did…

2018-07-18T14:36:36+00:00

It seems like a new music festival pops up every week. While some may appear to be in it for a fast buck, others like the KnockanStockan Music & Arts Festival, are clearly in it for the love of the music. The team behind the three-day event took 2017 off but are back with a [...]

Carlsberg don’t do music festivals but if they did…2018-07-18T14:36:36+00:00

Walsh Whiskey release 12 Casks of Irishman Founder’s Reserve

2018-07-10T13:13:44+00:00

Walsh Whiskey Distillery has released the second expression in The Irishman Founder’s Reserve Cask Series, a limited edition finished in rum casks from the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.  The Irishman Founder’s Reserve - Caribbean Cask Finish, a super-premium whiskey, is a rare vatting of Single Pot Still and Single Malt whiskeys finished for 6 months in Chairman’s Reserve Rum casks. [...]

Walsh Whiskey release 12 Casks of Irishman Founder’s Reserve2018-07-10T13:13:44+00:00

Irish Whiskey Association warns trade war with US could devastate whiskey industry

2018-07-04T21:21:01+00:00

An EU-US trade war could devastate the Irish whiskey industry, according to the Irish Whiskey Association. The body, which represents Ireland’s rapidly expanding network of distillers, new and old, made the comment today at a major gathering of the all-island Irish whiskey industry at Bushmills Distillery in Co Antrim. If the current temporary exclusion of [...]

Irish Whiskey Association warns trade war with US could devastate whiskey industry2018-07-04T21:21:01+00:00

New DIGI Chairperson to prioritise employment protection and industry promotion

2018-07-04T21:11:17+00:00

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 [...]

New DIGI Chairperson to prioritise employment protection and industry promotion2018-07-04T21:11:17+00:00

Garda Insurance Fraud Unit Gets Funding Thumbs-Up

2018-07-04T20:54:44+00:00

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 [...]

Garda Insurance Fraud Unit Gets Funding Thumbs-Up2018-07-04T20:54:44+00:00

June 2018

Tempted Wins Top Trophy at International Cider Challenge

2018-06-25T16:12:51+00:00

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 [...]

Tempted Wins Top Trophy at International Cider Challenge2018-06-25T16:12:51+00:00

Sangria brand LOLEA launches in Ireland

2018-06-25T16:04:53+00:00

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 [...]

Sangria brand LOLEA launches in Ireland2018-06-25T16:04:53+00:00

June 2017

New Wine & Champagne Preservation System

2017-06-15T08:12:25+00:00

Bermar's Verre de Vin Tower, distributed in Ireland by Febvre Wine Company, is destined to become the system of choice for many bars and hotels around the world. Bermar's latest wine preservation model, Le Verre de Vin Tower, which can be placed anywhere in the bar or restaurant, preserves any open bottle of [...]

New Wine & Champagne Preservation System2017-06-15T08:12:25+00:00