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February 2019

€10M DISTILLERY AND VISITOR EXPERIENCE OPENS CREATING 20 NEW JOBS

2019-02-28T11:22:34+00:00

Ireland’s most anticipated craft distillery launched today, as The Dublin Liberties Distillery opened its new €10m state-of-the-art whiskey distillery and visitor experience on Old Mill Street in Dublin’s Liberties. After two years of construction, An Tánaiste - Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., officially opened the new distillery, by closing the still door and commencing [...]

€10M DISTILLERY AND VISITOR EXPERIENCE OPENS CREATING 20 NEW JOBS2019-02-28T11:22:34+00:00

Dublin City Gin – Best Craft Gin 2018

2019-02-28T11:25:18+00:00

Dublin City Gin is a premium Irish handcrafted London dry style gin from husband and wife team Jim O’Connor & Sheila Cooney. Produced in small batches of only 600 bottles, the recipe is prepared by hand, which includes organic rhubarb grown along the Grand Canal in Dublin itself. Irish Milk Spirit provides the ideal base for their [...]

Dublin City Gin – Best Craft Gin 20182019-02-28T11:25:18+00:00

November 2018

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

DIAGEO RESERVE APPOINTS MARK MORIARTY AS NEW GLOBAL FOOD AUTHORITY

2019-02-28T12:05:54+00:00

Diageo Reserve, the luxury portfolio of Diageo, has announced the creation of a new food advocacy role within the business – the Global Gastronomer. The person holding the role will be tasked with forging a more meaningful connection between the wider food occasion and the Reserve spirits portfolio, which includes brands like Johnnie Walker Scotch [...]

DIAGEO RESERVE APPOINTS MARK MORIARTY AS NEW GLOBAL FOOD AUTHORITY2019-02-28T12:05:54+00:00

Mescan Brewery founders receive knighthoods in Belgium

2019-02-28T12:09:36+00:00

Complete with all the pomp and ceremony you’d expect, Bart Adons and Cillian O’Moráin of Mescan Brewery were officially knighted and became part of the Confrérie van de Hasseltse Jenever. A crowd of 120,000 people flocked into the Flemish town of Hasselt for the annual Jeneverfest.  (Jenever is the Flemish word for the spirit that is known [...]

Mescan Brewery founders receive knighthoods in Belgium2019-02-28T12:09:36+00:00

October 2018

Lough Ree Distillery unveils new Sling Shot gin at Taste of Lakelands Food Festival

2019-02-28T12:17:13+00:00

Hidden in the tranquil countryside of Lanesborough, Co. Longford, Lough Ree Distillery entered Ireland’s gin scene with an energetic launch of its Sling Shot gin at the Taste of Lakelands Food Festival. Sling Shot Gin is being distilled in a custom-built distillery in Lanesborough while construction of the state-of-the-art Lough Ree Distillery and visitor centre [...]

Lough Ree Distillery unveils new Sling Shot gin at Taste of Lakelands Food Festival2019-02-28T12:17:13+00:00

September 2018

BARTENDER BATTLES IT OUT TO REPRESENT IRELAND AT OPIHR WORLD ADVENTURE COCKTAIL COMPETITION IN ISTANBUL

2019-02-28T12:37:56+00:00

When The Opihr World Adventure Cocktail Competition called upon Ireland’s explorer bartenders to create the ultimate Opihr cocktail featuring local ingredients, the call was answered with aplomb! After skilful and stellar performances from each of the ten finalists at Dublin’s newly-opened Ukiyo bar, the winner was announced as industry legend Barney O’Kane from One Goose Entry in [...]

BARTENDER BATTLES IT OUT TO REPRESENT IRELAND AT OPIHR WORLD ADVENTURE COCKTAIL COMPETITION IN ISTANBUL2019-02-28T12:37:56+00:00

Jameson Cold Brew Set To Refresh Irish Whiskey And Coffee

2019-02-28T12:40:30+00:00

Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, is set to pilot a new and innovative take on the classic combination of Irish whiskey and coffee; Jameson Cold Brew. Jameson Cold Brew will be trialled in limited quantities from September 2018 in response to the growing global appetite for Irish whiskey, quality [...]

Jameson Cold Brew Set To Refresh Irish Whiskey And Coffee2019-02-28T12:40:30+00:00

New Menu at The GastroBar at Fade Street Social by Dylan McGrath launched

2019-02-28T12:50:52+00:00

Dylan McGrath has created an exciting new menu for The GastroBar at Fade Street Social of innovative small-plate dishes centred on quality ingredients and creative combinations. On the new GastroBar menu, you can expect a wide mix of inventive and adventurous small plate dishes built with exciting elements and techniques — all underpinned by Dylan [...]

New Menu at The GastroBar at Fade Street Social by Dylan McGrath launched2019-02-28T12:50:52+00:00

August 2018

FSAI Publish Advice On Serving Burgers

2019-02-28T12:58:23+00:00

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has reminded caterers and restaurants of the dangers of not cooking minced beef burgers thoroughly to remove harmful bacteria. In Ireland, 3% of raw minced beef is known to be contaminated with a particular harmful type of E. coli (called Shiga toxin-producing E. coli) that can cause kidney failure. Children under five [...]

FSAI Publish Advice On Serving Burgers2019-02-28T12:58:23+00:00
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