Bringing community spirit back to North Belfast

Bringing community spirit back to North Belfast

Living locally, Kelvin Collins knew there was a gap in the North Belfast market for a quality pub when he took over the Cavehill Inn – now Ben Madigan’s Bar and Kitchen – last summer. And as a well-established operations manager behind such venues as The Wolf and Whistle in... View Article

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

IFEX 2020 postponed until 17-19 November

IFEX 2020 postponed until 17-19 November

Montgomery Events, owners and organisers of IFEX, has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s event which was due to be held at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, on 24 – 26 March due to the significant escalation of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases across the United Kingdom as well as... 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

Gordon’s Gin serves up a new, zesty and delicious Sicilian lemon distilled gin

Gordon’s Gin serves up a new, zesty and delicious Sicilian lemon distilled gin

After the hugely popular launch of Gordon’s Premium Pink Distilled Gin, the most successful new spirit product development in the last decade [1], Gordon’s Gin is now adding to its portfolio with the exciting launch of NEW Gordon’s Sicilian Lemon Distilled Gin. Gordon’s, the UK’s best-selling gin brand [2], is... View Article

Causeway Coast bartenders boost skills through hospitality course

Causeway Coast bartenders boost skills through hospitality course

Hospitality workers from the Causeway Coast area have recently enhanced their skills and gained qualifications as part of the Diageo Learning for Life: Hospitality Elevator programme. The Hospitality Elevator programme is aimed at over 18s currently working in the industry who are looking to increase their hours, level of responsibility... View Article

Exciting new draught dispense from Heineken.

Exciting new draught dispense from Heineken.

Introducing HEINEKEN’s newest innovation.  The Heineken® 0.0% Blade is a plug and pour draught beer system that does not require any cleaning or maintenance and offers huge benefits for customers and consumers.  It enables customers to capitalize on the growing Low / No alcohol category and offers consumers a non-alcoholic... View Article

Iconic Belfast whiskey brand makes a comeback

Iconic Belfast whiskey brand makes a comeback

An iconic Belfast whiskey brand is making a long-awaited comeback, 90 years since it was last seen in the city. McConnell’s Irish Whisky, established in 1776, is one of Northern Ireland’s oldest whiskeys; latterly distilled and bottled by brothers James and John McConnell at the Cromac Distillery in Belfast until... View Article