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Non-Scotch Whisky Essentials, Part IV

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the non-Scotch whisky category. In part four, we turn our attent...

Irish whiskey eyes a slice of Scotch's global pie

We've had a reminder this month of the high levels of investment being ploughed into the renaissance of Irish whiskey by emerging players....


Olly Wehring | 3 Jun 2015

Late yesterday, Brown-Forman announced its entry into the Irish whiskey category through the purchase of Slane Castle Irish Whiskey Ltd


Ian Buxton | 29 Oct 2013

The recent spate of activity in the Irish whiskey category suggests that the sub-category is looking to make waves in the spirits world. Ian Buxton takes a closer look and considers whether all the fuss is justified.


Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2013

Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for vodka and non-Scotch whisk(e)y.


Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2013

Earlier today (24 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2013. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold'' winners for vodka and non-Scotch whisk(e)y.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2016

It is late afternoon on what has been a long day. But, Mark Reynier, formerly the head of Bruichladdich and now founder of Renegade Spirits, still has the energy to vent his grievances over the Irish whiskey industry he has inhabited for just over a year.


Olly Wehring | 25 Sep 2015

It's almost two years since Walsh Whiskey Distillery sold a stake to Italy's Illva Saronno, resulting in a healthy cash injection that is funding the construction of a new distillery for the Carlow-based Irish whiskey producer. Earlier this month, just-drinks met Walsh Whiskey's founder, Bernard Walsh, to talk about the category in general and the future for Walsh in particular.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 10 Sep 2015

Teeling Whiskey Co has released the third iteration in its premium range of namesake Irish whiskies.


Andy Morton | 11 Jun 2015

The Teeling Whiskey Co has officially opened its Dublin distillery as it looks to tap into growing demand for Irish whiskey.


Olly Wehring | 2 Jun 2015

Brown-Forman is the latest international spirits company to enter the Irish whiskey category, with the purchase of Slane Castle Irish Whiskey Ltd.


Olly Wehring | 19 Dec 2014

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


James Wilmore | 9 Apr 2014

A new trade body has been established to promote the interests of the fast-growing Irish whiskey sector.


James Wilmore | 25 Feb 2014

Sidney Frank’s CEO has said he is “pleased” but not surprised that a US federal judge has allowed the firm's US$100m lawsuit against Beam Inc to proceed.


James Wilmore | 11 Sep 2013

Irish whiskey can become 10% of global whisk(e)y category sales helped by drinks firms' renewed interest in the sub-sector, according to the head of Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers.


James Wilmore | 21 Aug 2013

Diageo's 'Harp Brewery' in Dundalk, Ireland, is set to become a whiskey distillery after a deal was agreed with new owners.


Olly Wehring | 17 Jun 2013

Teeling Whiskey Co's Silver Reserve 21 Year Old Single Malt


Olly Wehring | 17 Jun 2013

Teeling Whiskey Co's Silver Reserve 21 Year Old Single Malt


Andy Morton | 18 Mar 2013

Beam Inc has rolled out a packaging redesign and marketing campaign for its brand Kilbeggan Whiskey.


Andy Morton | 18 Mar 2013

Beam Inc has rolled out a packaging redesign and marketing campaign for its brand Kilbeggan Whiskey.


Andy Morton | 4 Mar 2013

Beam Inc is “confident” of victory in a legal battle with Sidney Frank after the US importer filed a lawsuit against the global group and a subsidiary for US$100m.


Andy Morton | 4 Mar 2013

Beam Inc is “confident” of victory in a legal battle with Sidney Frank after the US importer filed a lawsuit against the global group and a subsidiary for US$100m.


Olly Wehring | 11 Dec 2012

Teeling Whiskey Company's Poitín


Olly Wehring | 11 Dec 2012

Teeling Whiskey Company's Poitín


James Wilmore | 10 Dec 2012

Beam Inc is set to bbost its Irish whiskey portfolio with the acquisition of the 2 Gingers brand.


James Wilmore | 10 Dec 2012

Beam Inc is set to bbost its Irish whiskey portfolio with the acquisition of the 2 Gingers brand.


Olly Wehring | 9 Dec 2012

A report in a UK newspaper today (9 December) has claimed that Diageo and Suntory held talks earlier this year with a view to making a move for Beam Inc.


Olly Wehring | 9 Dec 2012

A report in a UK newspaper today (9 December) has claimed that Diageo and Suntory held talks earlier this year with a view to making a move for Beam Inc.


Olly Wehring | 22 Oct 2012

Teeling Whiskey Company's Hybrid Malt Whiskey Edition No.1


Olly Wehring | 22 Oct 2012

Teeling Whiskey Company's Hybrid Malt Whiskey Edition No.1

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