Hi and welcome to our second installment of our new Irish Whiskey Weekly News.
Hi, welcome to our weekly round up of Irish Whiskey Weekly News. Every Monday we will bring you the latest in Irish whiskey news from around the web. Subscribe to our irish whiskey news blog to get an update every Monday. So let’s dig right into our first edition of Irish Whiskey Weekly News.
Our first news item in Irish whiskey news Guns N’ Roses and 83,000 fans squashed into the grounds of Slane Castle this weekend for an amazing concert from one of the best rock bands of all time. Only a few hundred yards away the new Slane distillery is nearing completion. Hopefully Slash & Co got to have a few sneaky sips of their new liquid while they were over in Ireland.
Mark Reyniers Waterford Whiskey down €840,000 in 2016 after securing funding of over 21 million just recently.
A rare Irish whiskey sold for £3,600 (€4k) at a McTear’s auction in Glasgow. A bottle of 20-year-old George Roe & Co pure Irish pot still whiskey inspired fierce telephone bidding, with the bottle eventually going to an Irish collector.
A new Mentoring Programme has been launched today to support aspiring distillers and to ‘help drive one of Ireland’s most famous exports to new heights.
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