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March 2019

Drumshanbo Gunpowder wins Best Gin ‘Oscar’ in 2019 New York Spirit Awards

2019-03-19T15:45:04+00:00

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin has been voted Best Gin at the prestigious 2019 Flaviar Spirit Awards in New York.     Best Gin Win for Gunpowder at New York Flaviar Awards. Flaviar is one of the world’s most competitive drinks contests, which awards ‘Best Spirit’ gongs to only 5 of the 22,000 eligible premium spirits brands each year. [...]

Drumshanbo Gunpowder wins Best Gin ‘Oscar’ in 2019 New York Spirit Awards2019-03-19T15:45:04+00:00

Heineken Toasts 2019 After Beer Sales Rise In All Regions

2019-03-19T15:45:56+00:00

Heineken has said that higher beer sales and consumers trading up to more expensive drinks will boost its earnings in 2019 after reporting growth in every region last year, sending its shares up 4%. The Dutch maker of Heineken, as well as Tiger, Sol and Strongbow cider, said that revenue growth should be above the industry average and [...]

Heineken Toasts 2019 After Beer Sales Rise In All Regions2019-03-19T15:45:56+00:00

February 2019

€10M DISTILLERY AND VISITOR EXPERIENCE OPENS CREATING 20 NEW JOBS

2019-02-28T11:22:34+00:00

Ireland’s most anticipated craft distillery launched today, as The Dublin Liberties Distillery opened its new €10m state-of-the-art whiskey distillery and visitor experience on Old Mill Street in Dublin’s Liberties. After two years of construction, An Tánaiste - Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., officially opened the new distillery, by closing the still door and commencing [...]

€10M DISTILLERY AND VISITOR EXPERIENCE OPENS CREATING 20 NEW JOBS2019-02-28T11:22:34+00:00

Dublin City Gin – Best Craft Gin 2018

2019-02-28T11:25:18+00:00

Dublin City Gin is a premium Irish handcrafted London dry style gin from husband and wife team Jim O’Connor & Sheila Cooney. Produced in small batches of only 600 bottles, the recipe is prepared by hand, which includes organic rhubarb grown along the Grand Canal in Dublin itself. Irish Milk Spirit provides the ideal base for their [...]

Dublin City Gin – Best Craft Gin 20182019-02-28T11:25:18+00:00

November 2018

Flavours of New Zealand 2019 Annual Trade Tasting

2019-02-28T12:00:22+00:00

New Zealand Winegrowers will host its 22nd tasting of New Zealand wines in Ireland in January 2019.  With a number of key New Zealand wineries showing at the Dublin show in 2019 there will be over 150 New Zealand wines available to taste. In addition to the main tasting, there will be a masterclass starting 1pm [...]

Flavours of New Zealand 2019 Annual Trade Tasting2019-02-28T12:00:22+00:00

DIAGEO RESERVE APPOINTS MARK MORIARTY AS NEW GLOBAL FOOD AUTHORITY

2019-02-28T12:05:54+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 AUTHORITY2019-02-28T12:05:54+00:00

Mescan Brewery founders receive knighthoods in Belgium

2019-02-28T12:09:36+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 Belgium2019-02-28T12:09:36+00:00

October 2018

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

2019-02-28T12:17:13+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 Festival2019-02-28T12:17:13+00:00

September 2018

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

2019-02-28T12:37:56+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 ISTANBUL2019-02-28T12:37:56+00:00

Jameson Cold Brew Set To Refresh Irish Whiskey And Coffee

2019-02-28T12:40:30+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 Coffee2019-02-28T12:40:30+00:00