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March 2019

CALLING IRELAND’S MOST AMBITIOUS BARTENDERS TO ENTER THE 2019 WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

2019-03-19T15:40:53+00:00

The Irish leg of the World Class Bartender of the Year Competition is underway. Bartenders from across Ireland are invited to apply to enter the world’s most prestigious and respected bartender competition before it closes on Sunday, 31st March 2019. The winner will represent Ireland at the World Class Global Finals in Glasgow this September. [...]

CALLING IRELAND’S MOST AMBITIOUS BARTENDERS TO ENTER THE 2019 WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION2019-03-19T15:40:53+00:00

Jameson Enters Top 10 Premium Spirits Brands In Annual ‘Impact’ Rankings

2019-03-11T15:38:52+00:00

Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has entered the top 10 of IMPACT magazine’s annual ‘Top 100 Premium Spirits Brands Worldwide’ list for the first time ever, after increasing sales 10% to a record 7.5m nine-litre cases in 2018. In addition, Jameson scored its 18th consecutive year on the title’s [...]

Jameson Enters Top 10 Premium Spirits Brands In Annual ‘Impact’ Rankings2019-03-11T15:38:52+00:00

February 2019

CUERVO TRADICIONAL PRESENTS IRELAND’S BEST MARGARITA COMPETITION

2019-02-28T11:13:52+00:00

Jose Cuervo is challenging bartenders all over Ireland to mix things up by creating a Cuervo Tradicional margarita with a twist and submitting their entry on cuervomargarita.ie. The most impressive margaritas will be invited to a live final in Dublin on the 14th May where finalists will compete to win the title of Ireland’s Best Margarita in [...]

CUERVO TRADICIONAL PRESENTS IRELAND’S BEST MARGARITA COMPETITION2019-02-28T11:13:52+00:00

ROE & CO PREMIUM IRISH WHISKEY ANNOUNCES SPIRIT OF REINVENTION BARTENDER COMPETITION

2019-02-28T11:34:18+00:00

The Roe & Co Spirit of Reinvention bartender competition gets underway this week, with bartenders all over Ireland invited to be in with a chance of becoming an honorary Roe & Co Brand Ambassador for one year. Entrants to the competition simply need to upload an image of their delicious Roe & Co highball serve [...]

ROE & CO PREMIUM IRISH WHISKEY ANNOUNCES SPIRIT OF REINVENTION BARTENDER COMPETITION2019-02-28T11:34:18+00:00

December 2018

Jameson Distillery Bow St. named World’s Leading Distillery Tour

2019-02-28T11:53:34+00:00

Irish Distillers recently announced that Jameson Distillery Bow St. was named the World’s Leading Distillery Tour at the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony in Lisbon on December 1st. The finalist list included Macallan, Hennessy, Jack Daniels and Jose Cuervo. The win follows the announcement of Jameson Distillery Bow Street as 'Europe's Leading Distillery Tour 2018' at [...]

Jameson Distillery Bow St. named World’s Leading Distillery Tour2019-02-28T11:53:34+00:00

November 2018

BUSHMILLS IRISH WHISKEY COLLABORATES WITH THE BEARDED CANDLE MAKERS

2019-02-28T11:57:21+00:00

Bushmills Irish Whiskey will present the latest instalment of the #BlackBushStories event series this month, ‘Black Bush Alight’. The collaborative events showcase and celebrate the stories of Irish talent who have gone against the grain to follow their passion and become champions in their chosen field.  The creative force behind the Bearded Candle Makers, Irish-born Michael Morris, [...]

BUSHMILLS IRISH WHISKEY COLLABORATES WITH THE BEARDED CANDLE MAKERS2019-02-28T11:57:21+00:00

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

New Christmas Menu unveiled at The Exchequer

2019-02-28T12:14:21+00:00

The award-winning teams at The Exchequer D2 and Wine Bar have debuted, The Sleigh It Menu, a delicious selection of bespoke cocktails for Christmas 2018. Their Signature Fairytale in New York will warm the cockles of your heart. Made with Tullamore Dew, Lemon Spiced Syrup, Pimento Dram, Mulled Wine Float. The cheeky, For Fig’s Sake, will [...]

New Christmas Menu unveiled at The Exchequer2019-02-28T12:14:21+00:00

October 2018

Irish Whiskey Association to launch major new drive against ‘fake’ Irish Whiskeys around the globe

2019-02-28T12:20:02+00:00

The Irish Whiskey Association, which is the representative body for the Irish Whiskey Industry, is to launch a major worldwide drive against ‘fake’ Irish whiskeys. Members of the Irish Whiskey Association (IWA) have agreed to treble the association’s legal budget for 2019, ensuring there are sufficient resources to fight against products that infringe on the [...]

Irish Whiskey Association to launch major new drive against ‘fake’ Irish Whiskeys around the globe2019-02-28T12:20:02+00:00

Warning that Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will have negative impact on local jobs and rural economy

2019-02-28T12:23:48+00:00

Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI) has today warned that some of the measures in the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, which is expected to return to the Dáil in the coming months, will have a negative impact on local jobs, the rural economy and Ireland’s reputation as a producer of world class food and drinks [...]

Warning that Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will have negative impact on local jobs and rural economy2019-02-28T12:23:48+00:00