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News Briefs for January 15, 2014

William Grant & Sons has appointed Caspar MacRae, its current vice president, marketing for the U.S., as global brand director for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 15, 2014

News Briefs for December 9, 2013

•Rémy Cointreau’s Rémy Martin V has tapped The Brooklyn Brothers to serve as its creative partner and develop an upcoming marketing campaign. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 9, 2013

Even In A Boom Time For All Whiskies, Irish Whiskey’s Growth Numbers Stand Out

Few categories can match Irish whiskey’s recent growth trend. Irish whiskey advanced by 18% in the U.S. market last year to surpass the 2-million-case threshold, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 26, 2013

Illva Saronno Makes Irish Whiskey Play

Italy’s Illva Saronno has acquired a 50% stake in family-owned Irish whiskey producer Walsh Whiskey Distillery, according to news reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 16, 2013

Teeling Reportedly Eyes Diageo’s Harp Brewery As Site For New Distillery

Irish whiskey player John Teeling is said to be exploring an acquisition of Diageo’s Harp Brewery in Dundalk with plans to convert it into a distillery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 19, 2013

Interview: Whisky Advocate Talks With John and Jack Teeling

In the late 1980s, John Teeling started the Cooley distillery, an independent, Irish-owned distillery that’s had an outsized impact on the Irish whiskey category. Cooley was sold to Beam in 2012, and John’s son Jack has started his own whiskey company, with plans to build a new distillery in Dublin. Whisky Advocate managing editor Lew Bryson sat down for an interview with John and Jack that appeared in the most recent issue of Whisky Advocate. Here are some excerpts. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 5, 2013

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