Media coverage featuring ABFI




Irish Independent- Kilkenny family firm in high spirits as it revives farm distilling tradition

22/01/2019

Award-winning Ballykeefe Distillery is wowing connoisseurs and tourists. Kilkenny family firm in high spirits as it revives farm distilling tradition

Beverage Daily - Whiskey and cream liqueur drive Irish beverage exports

15/01/2019

Irish whiskey continues to drive Ireland’s beverage exports, with global interest in the category and double-digit demand in many markets. But cream liqueur and gin are also showing the potential to grow. Whiskey and cram liqueur drive Irish beverage exp

Hospitality Ireland - Irish Gin Producers Eye Export Opportunities In Canadian Market

15/01/2019

Three Irish gin producers are to be listed this week for sale by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), which retails and distributes alcoholic beverages in Ontario, as the Irish gin category begins to make a splash in the Canadian market. Hospitalit

Leitrim Observer - Irish Gin Producers Eye Export Opportunities In Canadian Market

15/01/2019

Three Irish gin producers are to be listed this week for sale by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), which retails and distributes alcoholic beverages in Ontario, as the Irish gin category begins to make a splash in the Canadian market. The LCBO h

Talk of the Town- Crowdfunding set to launch to establish new whiskey distillery on Cooley Peninsula

09/01/2019

After the resounding success of Whiskey Live in Dublin last year, Irish Whitetail Distillery, the newest addition to the growing Irish Whiskey market, is launching their crowdfunding campaign to meet the new market demand. Crowdfunding set to launch to es

Irish Time and RTE - Blackwater becomes 21st operational Irish whiskey distillery

27/11/2018

 Blackwater Distillery in Co Waterford has becomes the 21st operational Irish whiskey distillery, and one of the first in the world to embrace blockchain technology. Irish Times Cranes dotting the skylines, promises of tax cuts, and Mick McCarthy is the I

Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre

09/11/2018

Pat Rigney says the attraction will be up and running in early 2020 – at nearly double the cost. THE SHED DISTILLERY is ploughing ahead with plans to build a new ‘visitor experience’ – even though its owner is anticipating it will cost nearly double t

Dingle all the way - Irish artstan gin launches limited edition collectors' items (Ireland)

05/11/2018

Following its recent multiple awards at The Irish Whiskey Awards including Overall Best in Ireland for its gin, this month, The Dingle Distillery launches two limited edition collectibles - a Dingle Gin Bauble and Four Seasons Dingle Gin. With just 3,000

The Spirit busines - Can Irish whiskey keep up with demand?

02/11/2018

The Irish whiskey renaissance is taking the spirits industry by storm, with an abundance of new players and exciting opportunities for growth. But could the rapid success of the category be its undoing? Please click here to read complete article.

The Taste - These Brews Will Do The Trick: Beers And Treat Pairings For Halloween

25/10/2018

While many bank holiday weekends throughout the year are all about going away, October’s Halloween special is a great time to go to town and have fun doing things a little bit differently. While the holiday’s eerie history tells the tale of a night of s

The Herald -Generation Sensible

08/10/2018

Generation sensibles: a guide for bemused parents

Irish Examiner - Weekly alcohol consumption by teens falling in Ireland: report

01/10/2018

A new report which the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI) have said shows the prevalence of weekly alcohol consumption by adolescents in Ireland fell by 8.6 per cent between 2002 and 2014, from 12.7 per cent to 4.1 per cent has been warmly welc

BBC News - Ireland passes craft brewery legislation

04/09/2018

Politicians have long been associated - fairly or unfairly - with a certain alcohol-related activity in a brewery. Link to article https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45409581?ocid=socialflow_twitter

Checkout - ABFI Report Over 2.5M Visitors To Booming Irish Distilleries Last Year

12/07/2018

The Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI) is encouraging people to visit a local brewery or distillery visitor center this summer, which it says are the ‘perfect staycation destinations’. https://www.checkout.ie/abfi-report-2-5-million-visitors-

RTE News - Gin and whiskey leading the way for Irish drinks industry

29/01/2018

After an 8% rise in the value of Irish drinks exports to €1.5 billion further growth is expected this year with whiskey and gin brands likely to lead the way, according to the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland. The ABFI, the representative group for