The ISA was established in 1997 to promote the interests of the Irish spirits industry in Ireland and internationally. The ISA is an effective voice amongst national and EU policy makers for issues such as taxation, labelling and the ongoing international protection of Ireland’s Geographic Indicators (GIs): Irish whiskey, Irish cream liqueur and Irish poitin/poteen.
The objective of the association is to ensure that optimal international trading conditions exist for the Irish spirits industry. Membership is open to all branded spirits manufacturers and suppliers.
The association offers information, representation and advice to its members, and provides a forum for members to network and collaborate on issues that impact the industry.
Vision for Irish Whiskey May 2015.pdf