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Irish Whiskey Weathers The Pandemic, Tops 5 Million Cases In The U.S.

The year 2020 had marked the first decline for Irish whiskey consumption in the U.S. in nearly a quarter-century, as the category was hit especially hard by on-premise shutdowns associated with the pandemic. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2022

Interview, Part 2: Pernod Ricard USA Chief Commercial Officer John Barrett

In the second part of our interview, Pernod Ricard USA chief commercial officer John Barrett discusses growth opportunities across the Pernod Ricard portfolio, new product activity, and how the group is addressing supply chain challenges in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 10, 2021

Pernod’s Single Pot Still Range Drives Irish Whiskey’s Premiumization

As the owner of Irish Distillers, Pernod Ricard has a dominant portfolio in Irish whiskey, and its presence extends well beyond leading brand Jameson. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 29, 2021

Irish Whiskey Back On The Upswing In 2021

Irish whiskey suffered its first decline in the U.S. in many years in 2020, hit especially hard by on-premise shutdowns associated with the pandemic. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 26, 2021

Whisky Advocate: Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey Stages A Comeback

Ireland recently witnessed the opening of its 31st distillery—up from only four a decade ago—and 20 of those are now making single pot still whiskey. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 12, 2020

High-End Irish Whiskies Thrive, Pushing The Category Further Upscale

Irish whiskey is growing across all markets and price tiers in the U.S., and brand-owners are increasingly pushing their high-end releases—including single malts, super-premium blends, and Ireland’s most unique spirit, pot still whiskey. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 21, 2020

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