Vinspire Wine and Spirit Academy is a new wine and spirit education course provider based in Dublin that has launched in November 2022. Founded by award-winning Irish sommelier Philip Dunne (also Global Group Sommelier of The Doyle Collection hotel group), Vinspire Academy provides WSET (Wine Spirit Education Trust) courses and qualifications in both wine and [...]
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Made in Ireland, istil 38 vodka is making waves on the Irish spirits scene The first release from istil 38 is available in three expressions – istil 38 Pot Still Irish Vodka, istil 38 Pot Still Pink Berries Vodka and istil 38 Pot Still Vanilla Vodka, all hand-crafted in Ireland and designed to be enjoyed [...]
Paul Clancy, the new CEO at the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland, is on a mission to remind everyone how integral the pub is to the Irish psyche Paul Clancy took over the role of CEO at the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland just a few weeks ago but despite the short timeframe, he has already set [...]
In the last issue of Licensing World, we highlighted Ballykilcavan’s participation in #DrinkersForUkraine, a fundraising initiative that saw breweries from around the world brew a stout that was first created by displaced Ukrainian brewers. “We had to ration the beer as people were looking for more stock than we actually had. The reaction to it [...]
With the cost of living dominating news headlines and breweries raising prices, many publicans are stuck between a rock and a hard place. While trying to rebound from the last two years and dealing with rising operating costs, publicans must now protect their profit margins, while also keeping their customers happy. Here, hospitality tech provider [...]
The Connacht Distillery’s new Head Distiller has made his way from the US to Ballina in search of new adventures and whiskey perfection What brought you from California to Mayo? I came to The Connacht Distillery in part to shake things up in life, stretch and challenge myself and grow my experience, but also and [...]
Created by Oisin Davis of Great Irish Beverages and Danil Nevsky of Indie Bartender, ARC is a non-profit set up to help the global bar industry during its time of need Established in September, ARC (Ambassador Residency Club) is all about getting brand ambassadors back behind the bar to give some assistance to our [...]
Bart Odons and Cillian Ó Móráin of Mescan Brewery are doing things their own unique way What do you get when two vets meet up for a few drinks over Christmas to complain about the direction their lives have taken? You get a brewery specialising in Belgian beer, of course. “I always tell people [...]
With Craft Cocktails and BAR 1661, Dave Mulligan has come up with a way of keeping all cocktail drinkers happy It’s been just over a year since Dave Mulligan set up Craft Cocktails and what a year it’s been. Launched in October 2020, the range of premium bottled cocktails is available today in over 40 [...]
BUSHMILLS BLACK BUSH COLLABORATES WITH IRISH HOT SAUCE PRODUCER TO HOST A SERIES OF COCKTAIL MASTERCLASSESDenise Maguire2020-11-19T10:47:32+00:00
Bushmills Irish Whiskey has collaborated with hot sauce specialists, Rebel Chilli, to host a series of online cocktail masterclasses this winter. The immersive events are part of the Black Bush Stories campaign which celebrates the parallels between Bushmills and an individual and their craft, while providing an opportunity for attendees to discover a new skill. [...]