Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

• UK Protects Whisky & Spirits From Lucrative ‘Fake’ Alcohol Industry

UK Protects Whisky & Spirits From Lucrative ‘Fake’ Alcohol Industry

A new scheme to help protect Scotch Whisky and other spirits of UK origin from fake and sub-standard competitors has been launched today by Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander. The government says the Spirits Drinks Verification Scheme will help consumers in the UK and abroad identify genuine products and avoid fake, and often dangerous […]

• Glenfiddich tastes whiskey atop Mount Everest!

Glenfiddich tastes whiskey atop Mount Everest!

Glenfiddich seems to grab attention to charitable causes like ‘Glenfiddich for Haiti victims’ special edition bottle in the past, but now are now working for the Walking with the Wounded Everest 2012 expedition, which is about a fundraising challenge for the wounded personnel of the defense forces. The event will have 4 adventure mountaineers, 1 […]

• Notorious Belfast prison reinvented as distillery

Notorious Belfast prison reinvented as distillery

A notorious Belfast prison that held Irish Republican Army inmates during the worst of the city’s sectarian strife is to be transformed into a Whiskey distillery as Northern Ireland tries to reinvent itself and its struggling economy. A wing of the Victorian-era Crumlin Road prison, which closed in 1996, will house the first whiskey production […]