IDL

Irish Distillers forges ahead in 120 markets worldwide A UNIQUELY IRISH BRAND, JAMESON’S EXPORT PERFORMANCE WAS EXCEPTIONAL IN 201O, WITH THREE MILLION CASES SOLD WORLDWIDE JAMESON Irish whiskey won the Bord Bia Food and Drink Export Award for 2011, having...

Water

Water Water is our most important food ingredient.Fruit, vegetables, cereals and livestock all need clean water to grow andthrive. More than 80% of drinking water in Ireland comes from surface water supplies (i.e., rivers and lakes), with the rest coming from...

Véronique Drouhin

Véronique Drouhin Interview, 23rd January,2012. Véeonique is head winemaker at the Drouhin winery in Burgundy, the great granddaughter of the founder. What would be a typical ‘day in the life of? I usually come into the office by around 8am and by 11 am I go to...

James Tighe RIP

To provide a synopsis of a life like Jimmy’s will undoubtedly prove as difficult as it might be to consume a 10 course Michelin Star tasting menu in 30 minutes. Jimmy was multifaceted: a businessman; restaurateur; hotel manager; banqueting manager; educationalist;...

Alcohol

After 30 years, scientists prove why alcohol is fun Drinking alcohol makes people feel better because it produces the same chemicals in the brain as exercising and laughing, a study has proved for the first time. Alcohol is addictive because it releases endorphins,...