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August 2018

Craft Rum Secures Listing with British Brand Marketplace

2018-08-28T16:39:06+00:00

A British craft rum brand that rose from the ashes of a barn fire on the family farm has secured a listing with trade marketplace The Great British Exchange, which specialises in sourcing up and coming British brands for retail and hospitality. Burning Barn rum, which is based in Eastcote, near Solihull in the West [...]

Craft Rum Secures Listing with British Brand Marketplace2018-08-28T16:39:06+00:00

Teeling Whiskey Triumphs with 15 Medals at International Spirit Competitions

2018-08-21T16:09:51+00:00

Teeling Whiskey continues to build on its reputation as the leading progressive Irish whiskey producer by winning 15 medals in international spirits competitions over the last few weeks. This brings to 175, the number of awards won by Teeling Whiskey over the last five years. At the annual 2018 Irish Whiskey Masters, held in London [...]

Teeling Whiskey Triumphs with 15 Medals at International Spirit Competitions2018-08-21T16:09:51+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

‘BLACK BUSH CURED’ CHARCUTERIE MASTERCLASS AT DRURY BUILDINGS

2018-08-14T11:20:25+00:00

‘Black Bush Cured’, a collaboration from Irish charcuterie master Rob Krawczyk and Bushmills Irish Whiskey, took place recently in Drury Buildings, Dublin as part of the #BlackBushStories event series. The talented, second-generation chef shared an insight into his inspiring career journey and presented a hands-on charcuterie masterclass where attendees were shown how to cure and [...]

‘BLACK BUSH CURED’ CHARCUTERIE MASTERCLASS AT DRURY BUILDINGS2018-08-14T11:20:25+00:00

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