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July 2018

Pearse Lyons Distillery celebrates limited release 5- Year- Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey

2018-07-31T18:08:21+00:00

The Pearse Lyons Distillery is today celebrating the general release of the exclusive Pearse 5-Year-Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey.  The single malt carries the first new five-year age statement to appear on an Irish whiskey in more than 25 years. The limited release whiskey was produced on two small-batch copper pot stills, and aged in bourbon casks. Presented in 4,000 [...]

Pearse Lyons Distillery celebrates limited release 5- Year- Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey2018-07-31T18:08:21+00:00

First “Caipirinha Month” in Ireland this summer

2018-07-27T18:55:37+00:00

The first “Caipirinha Month” is happening throughout Ireland this summer. The Embassy of Brazil in Ireland, in association with Fubá Cachaça and its distributor Dalcassian Wines & Spirits, are bringing together the best cocktail bars in Ireland on a month long celebration of Brazil’s quintessential cocktail, Caipirinha. Selected bars will engage with the Irish public [...]

First “Caipirinha Month” in Ireland this summer2018-07-27T18:55:37+00:00

VFI Members Shortlisted for Great Carvery Competition

2018-07-24T21:50:01+00:00

Fifteen VFI members have been shortlisted for this years KNORR Great Carvery competition. After strong entries from the length and breadth of the four provinces, the 2018 KNORR Great Carvery competition will crown winners in two categories - Great Carvery Hotel of the Year and KNORR Great Carvery Pub of the Year. Speaking about this year’s [...]

VFI Members Shortlisted for Great Carvery Competition2018-07-24T21:50:01+00:00

Excise tax 20 times higher in Ireland than in Greece

2018-07-18T14:54:16+00:00

Irish consumers are paying more excise tax on their glass of wine than anyone else in the European Union, and it’s not just consumers that are getting burned; restaurants, bars and off-licenses are suffering too, according to the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI). When consumers sit in a bar or beer garden to enjoy [...]

Excise tax 20 times higher in Ireland than in Greece2018-07-18T14:54:16+00:00

Teeling Whiskey Announces Details of July’s ‘Dublin Rising’ Event

2018-07-13T13:03:10+00:00

Teeling Whiskey has announced the details of the second edition of ‘Dublin Rising’, a special event series that is being held to mark the coming of age of its award-winning distillery and the arrival of its Single Pot Still, the first Dublin distilled whiskey to be launched in over 40 years, later this year. Taking [...]

Teeling Whiskey Announces Details of July’s ‘Dublin Rising’ Event2018-07-13T13:03:10+00:00

BUSHMILLS COLLABORATES WITH IRISH CHEF TO HOST CHARCUTERIE MASTERCLASS

2018-07-10T13:03:56+00:00

Bushmills Irish Whiskey is continuing its #BlackBushStories collaborative event series this summer, 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. A collaboration with Cork native, Rob Krawczyk, will see the chef and charcuterie master host a meat curing [...]

BUSHMILLS COLLABORATES WITH IRISH CHEF TO HOST CHARCUTERIE MASTERCLASS2018-07-10T13:03:56+00:00

World-First ‘Method And Madness’ Expressions Added To Irish Spirits Range

2018-07-04T20:50:25+00:00

Irish Distillers has added two new and experimental, limited edition Irish whiskeys to its METHOD AND MADNESS range; Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Finished in Virgin Hungarian Oak and a 28-year-old Ruby Port Pipe Single Cask Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. First launched in 2017, METHOD AND MADNESS aims to push the boundaries of Irish [...]

World-First ‘Method And Madness’ Expressions Added To Irish Spirits Range2018-07-04T20:50:25+00:00

June 2018

First new five-year-old Irish whiskey stream to be launched in Ireland in over 25 years

2018-06-29T11:43:34+00:00

The Pearse Lyons Distillery has announced the landmark release of the exclusive Pearse 5 Year Old Cask Strength Single Malt Irish Whiskey which marks the first new five-year old Irish whiskey stream to be launched in Ireland in more than 25 years. The first release will feature 1,000 individually numbered bottles of the premium Cask Strength Whiskey product which will be exclusively [...]

First new five-year-old Irish whiskey stream to be launched in Ireland in over 25 years2018-06-29T11:43:34+00:00

Nearly 10m cases of Irish whiskey sold globally last year

2018-06-25T15:52:18+00:00

The Irish whiskey industry sold 9.7 million cases of whiskey globally in 2017, a 10.6 percent increase on the previous year, according to figures compiled by International Wine and Spirits Research (IWSR). Irish whiskey remains the world’s fastest-growing spirit category and the 2017 global total exceed interim sales targets set by the Irish Whiskey Association [...]

Nearly 10m cases of Irish whiskey sold globally last year2018-06-25T15:52:18+00:00

Teeling Whiskey Distillery marks third birthday with events programme

2018-06-21T15:32:53+00:00

Teeling Whiskey recently celebrated the third birthday of its distillery with an exciting programme of events. The milestone was marked with a series of festivities that brought a party to Dublin’s Newmarket as well as honouring Teeling Whiskey’s craftiest collaborators. During the third anniversary celebrations, visitors got the opportunity to avail of a unique birthday [...]

Teeling Whiskey Distillery marks third birthday with events programme2018-06-21T15:32:53+00:00