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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

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