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Uk Distribution Expansion

Carlow, Ireland

Walsh Whiskey Distillery and Emporia join forces to meet demand for Irish Whiskey

Walsh Whiskey Distillery have this week announced an agreement with “Emporia” for the distribution of “The Irishman” range of Whiskies and Liqueurs in the UK .  Emporia brands is a spirits importer and innovator which is relentless in seeking, around the world, distillers who respect artisan traditions of quality, in both the ingredients and process.  The Irishman will now take pride of place among the rest of their expanding portfolio which includes the likes of Hoxton Gin and Salvatore Calabrese Liquore di Limone.

James Rackham, Chairman of Emporia Brands Ltd said, “We have been seeking a premium Irish whiskey to complement our portfolio of high quality spirits for a long time.  We are now pleased to announce our agreement to represent The Irishman Whiskey Collection in the UK.  Irish Whiskey is one of the fastest growing sectors of the UK spirits market and has a huge potential in the next few years.  We are very excited to be working with Bernard Walsh and his colleagues at Walsh Whiskey Distillery.”

Bernard Walsh, CEO of Walsh Whiskey Distillery, says “It is a perfect combination for us to work with, and alongside Emporia in the UK market. They were searching for a high quality premium Irish whiskey and we were seeking a company that had the passion and ambition to grow our brand from the ground up.  James and his Emporia team share the vision that we have for our brands, and with the demand for Irish whiskey in the UK now at its highest, we are looking forward to great success over the coming years”