Wine, Sparkling Wine & Champagne
Pearse Lyons Distillery wins big at theIrish Whiskey Masters 2019August 2019
Pearse Lyons Distillery take home six coveted awards
Pearse Lyons Distillery are delighted to announce they have taken home six medals in the Irish Whiskey Masters 2019. The awards, run by the Spirits Business have become the last word in awarding excellence in the drinks industry. This year there were entries from 18 different Irish Whiskey producers. Judged by category, the entries were blindtasted by a panel of international industry experts. Pearse Lyons Distillery came out with a fantastic spread of medals across the categories. All six whiskeys entered were awarded medals, two of which were awarded the top accolade of Master title. In all, Pearse Whiskey and the Ha’penny Whiskey range received two Masters, three Gold and one Silver Medal. (more…)
Alltech shortlisted for the Food and Drinks Business of the Year 2019
Alltech Beverage Division Ireland has been shortlisted for the
Food and Drinks Business of the Year 2019 under the category;
Food and Drink Innovation of the Year for MíL Spritz.
Check it out here: http://www.awards.fooddrinkevent.com/finalists-2019-2/
Two Awards at Gin Master’s 2019
We have received some very exciting news that two of our gins have taken home some amazing awards at the Gin Master’s 2019.
The gins were judged in The London Wall Bar & Kitchen by a distinguished panel of industry peers noted for their superior knowledge within the gin industry. The blind-taste competition saw over 300 entries making the Gin Master Awards 2019 the biggest Global Spirits Masters Awards in history. Now in its 10th year, the awards are hosted by Spirits Business which claims that they’ve become the gold-standard acknowledgement of excellence in the gin industry. MíL Gin competing in the Contemporary category took home the Gold Medal whilst Ha’Penny Rhubarb took home a Silver Medal in the Flavoured Gin category.
Follador sponsored the top try scorer award at the recent Rugby Premiership Awards
On the left is Denny Solomona who plays for Sale Sharks and on the right Cobus Reinach from Northampton Saints.
290 bottles of Follador a month for Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Clubhouse VIP Lounge at London HeathrowSeptember 2018
Mark O Murphy, Clubhouse Food and Beverage Manager at Virgin Atlantic comments – “We are using around 290 bottles of Follador a month in the Heathrow lounge alone. The total amount of prosecco poured through the 10 lounges globally per month is around 600 bottles.” This speaks for itself on the popularity and quality of the Follador brand. (more…)
Follador Treviso arriving in Virgin Airport Lounges in JulyMay 2016
We are delighted to announce that with effect from 1st July 2016 we are supplying Virgin Airport Lounges with their house pour prosecco – the delicious Follador Treviso!
Since 1769 when Giovanni Follador received the Wine Quality Award from the Doge of Venice, the Follador family has humbly followed their passion, setting the standard for Italian wines made with great care and devotion. Follador’s Prosecco lines are the hallmark of great sparkling wines. Offering tiny, persistent bubbles, full-bodied flavour and a fine, dry finish, they are the result of superior wine-making skills that has been passed down for more than 2 centuries. (more…)
New quality mark for Prosecco DOC is welcomed by FolladorMarch 2012
As of January of this year DOC (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita/ Denomination of Origin Controlled and Guaranteed) production Prosecco wines will be able to use a specific neck seal, making a clear quality statement to the consumer, whilst also expressing the identity of the area from which it comes.
Prosecco DOC is wine produced from grapes grown in Veneto and the Friuli, Venezia, Giulia, regions and in ten Italian provinces: Treviso (where Follador is based), Belluno, Gorizia, Padua, Pordenone, Trieste, Udine, Venice and Vicenza. (more…)