Following the addition of Château d'Esclans, the leading Provence Rosé winery, to Moët Hennessy’s portfolio of wines and spirits, Edward Dillon becomes the distributor of the Château’s Whispering Angel, Rock Angel and Château D’ESCLANS Collection of wines in the Republic of Ireland. Moët Hennessy, as the majority shareholder, will work alongside Sacha Lichine, President and [...]
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LVA and VFI seeking urgent meeting with Government, put forward a series of radical proposals to maintain public healthDenise Maguire2020-05-05T09:49:28+00:00
The Licensed Vintners’ Association (LVA) and the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) have written to the Government accepting their invitation to discuss the Government Roadmap and its implications for pubs as a matter of urgency. This follows commitments made by Ministers over the weekend that the Government will meet with the two representative bodies for [...]
The vast majority of Dublin pubs are opposed to restaurants reopening but pubs staying shut, according to a survey conducted by the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA). Three out of every four Dublin pubs believe that all food providers should be treated equally, with 76% saying they would not support a scenario where restaurants were allowed [...]
Independent Scottish craft brewer BrewDog, has today committed to buy people in Dublin (and beyond) a Punk IPA on the house at the end of the lockdown. BrewDog wants the bars re-opening, whenever that is, by enabling people to enjoy a free Punk IPA. Over the coming weeks, the craft brewer is giving the public the [...]
Bushmills Irish Whiskey has announced the return of Black Bush Stories in 2020, with a series of interactive Instagram events in April and May. Each event will explore a key theme and celebrate an individual and their craft, while providing the opportunity for audiences to discover a new skill. Hosted weekly on Instagram Live by whiskey experts [...]
THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 IS BEING FELT BY THE TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY SECTORS With many pubs forced to close their doors due to Covid-19, it seems that some insurance companies are refusing to lend their support during this unprecedented crisis. The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) have criticised insurers [...]
STEPHEN TEELING CHATS TO DENISE MAGUIRE ABOUT SHAKING THINGS UP IN THE WHISKEY CATEGORY In 2019, one million bottles of Teeling Whiskey were sold worldwide. That’s a lot of liquid. It’s also a lot of pressure. If Teeling’s share of the market continues to increase (which, one suspects, it will) what will the company’s stock [...]
This month, Mad March Hare is inviting bartenders to ‘March to your Own’ by creating a signature Mad March Hare serve. One lucky bartender will win a Mad March Hare hamper and a trip to Bar Convent Berlin 2020 with flights, accommodation and entry included. The Bar Convent Berlin has been the most important international [...]
Jose Cuervo, the world’s leading tequila, 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 Tuesday, 24th March where finalists will compete to win the title of Ireland’s Best Margarita in front of a panel of expert judges. [...]
Bushmills Irish Whiskey is collaborating with renowned cheese affineur and founder of The Cheese Tasting Company, Ned Palmer, to host a series of whiskey and cheese pairing masterclasses across Ireland in November and December. The exclusive events will bring the 2019 #BlackBushStories campaign to a close, following a busy calendar of immersive consumer experiences throughout [...]