Diageo pledges more than eight million bottles of sanitiser for frontline healthcare workers

Diageo pledges more than eight million bottles of sanitiser for frontline healthcare workers

World’s largest distiller in unprecedented global response in the UK, Ireland, Italy, the USA, Brazil, Kenya, India and Australia Pledge aimed at overcoming shortages to protect frontline healthcare workers Donation of alcohol is enough to produce more than eight million bottles of hand sanitiser Diageo, maker of Johnnie Walker and... View Article

Bacardi helps produce hand sanitizers with change in production

Bacardi helps produce hand sanitizers with change in production

A shift in production by Bacardi at the world’s largest premium rum distillery is helping supply ethanol required to produce the much needed hand sanitizers that are in high demand as a result of COVID-19. The Bacardi Corporation distillery in Cataño, Puerto Rico, where more than 80% of the company’s... View Article

Hospitality Ulster launches dedicated hotline for members

Hospitality Ulster launches dedicated hotline for members

Hospitality Ulster, in partnership with legal specialists MTB Solicitors, has established a dedicated hotline for members affected by Covid-19. The hotline, which can be accessed by calling 07736 284764, will provide members affected by Covid-19 with all the necessary legal guidance as they face many difficult challenges now and in... View Article

Guinness pledges €1.5m for communities across Ireland

Guinness pledges €1.5m for communities across Ireland

Guinness has announced the establishment of a €1.5m fund providing support to communities affected by COVID-19 in Ireland. The fund will see €1.2m go to support bar staff, alongside a further €300,000 to elderly vulnerable people through a partnership with ALONE, and its Befriending service. “We have been supporting the... View Article

Hospitality situation spiralling out of control amid Covid-19

Hospitality situation spiralling out of control amid Covid-19

Northern Ireland’s hospitality sector is now spiralling out of control, amid the impact of Covid-19, Hospitality Ulster has told the NI Assembly Economy Committee this lunchtime. “We now have a disaster on our hands,” said Colin Neill, chief executive, Hospitality Ulster. “This is an emergency situation. “Overnight thousands of jobs... View Article

Staff are immediate priority amid Covid-19 pandemic

Staff are immediate priority amid Covid-19 pandemic

In a joint statement today, Hospitality Ulster and ICTU have urgently called on government to bring forward an urgent package of measures to assist staff in the hospitality sector as serious impacts mount with the spread of Covid-19 The call comes as the hospitality sector has been hit first and... View Article

Italicus, the modern Italian aperitivo, joins Pernod Ricard’s portfolio

Italicus, the modern Italian aperitivo, joins Pernod Ricard’s portfolio

Acclaimed Italian spirits brand, Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, is thrilled to announce today its partnership with Pernod Ricard. High-quality, naturally-sourced ingredients create this uniquely-flavoured, bergamot-infused, award-winning aperitivo that has been delighting mixologists since 2016 and that is now set to grow at an even more dynamic rate. Italicus was created... View Article

Diageo Ireland and Budweiser Brewing Group UK & I Announcement on Budweiser Beer

Diageo Ireland and Budweiser Brewing Group UK & I Announcement on Budweiser Beer

Diageo Ireland and Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of AB InBev, have enjoyed a fruitful and effective relationship in Ireland for many years during which time Diageo Ireland has brewed, marketed and distributed some of Budweiser Brewing Group’s beers, including Budweiser and Bud Light, on the island of... View Article

McGuigan Wines launches premium alcohol-free ‘ZERO’ Range

McGuigan Wines launches premium alcohol-free ‘ZERO’ Range

McGuigan Wines, four-time international winemaker of the year, is announcing the launch of ‘ZERO’, an innovative and exciting new range of premium alcohol-free wines. McGuigan is the first major wine brand to launch a wide range of core alcohol-free varietals with a premium zero option for every wine drinkers’ tastes... View Article

Bushmills celebrates Irish Whiskey Day with cocktails

Bushmills celebrates Irish Whiskey Day with cocktails

Irish Whiskey Day was established by international whiskey writer, Stuart McNamara, as he sought to educate people around the world on the spirit. Irish whiskey is celebrated each year on March 3, and the number three is significant for a variety of reasons. Firstly, there are three types of Irish... View Article