Irish Distillers appoints new distiller at experimental site

Henry Donnelly has been named by Irish Distillers as the new distiller at its Midleton micro-distillery.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: Matthew McConaughey blends his own Bourbon, Rioja regulations get a major reshuffle, mixologists battle it out across London, a new zero-gravity beer designed for space travel prepares to launch and small beer is served out of an aptly named 'mini bar'.

American whiskey becomes latest victim of US-China trade spat

American whiskey has become the latest victim caught in the crossfire of the ongoing trade spat between the US and China, with China announcing an additional list of 106 products to be hit with a punitive 25% tariff.

Matthew McConaughey unveils Wild Turkey bourbon

Actor Matthew McConaughey has taken his role as creative director of Wild Turkey a step further, announcing the launch of his own signature Bourbon made under the guidance of master distiller Eddie Russell. 

The week in pictures

December 15th, 2017

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