Introducing the Whiskey & Wealth Club 2020 Cask Whiskey Buyer Report

The wholesale purchase and holding of cask whiskey for financial gain is a developing market. One to date that has been largely unexplored in the public eye. As an industry leader, Whiskey & Wealth Club are keen to understand its drivers and motivations – and to share this insight with wider audiences. In the 2020 Cask Whiskey Buyer Report, we […]

Cask whisk(e)y’s popularity strengthens during lockdown

In recent years, whisk(e)y as has become increasingly popular as a beverage of choice, particularly for younger drinkers who particularly in the US have switched from beer and wine to whisk(e)y, while new emerging markets are helping to drive demand. Rare whisk(e)y has also been growing in value, topping the Knight Frank luxury investments index this year. […]

Why investors are turning their heads back to Irish whiskey

The Irish whiskey industry is on the up, with the number of distilleries across the island hitting a 120-high last year and sales expected to grow to 14 million cases this year. It is also gaining global recognition, with an Irish whiskey winning the highly coveted accolade of the world’s best single malt at the […]

Behind the scenes at Whiskey Live Dublin

Talking all things whiskey, catch a behind the scenes glimpse at Whiskey Live Dublin 2019 with wealth Advisors, April and Diarmuid, explaining how the beverage can be more than just a drink. A fantastic weekend with potential clients and whiskey lovers, alike. We hope to see you next year!

5 Reasons Savvy Investors are Looking Closely at Whiskey Investments

There is a deep concern for the instability of the global financial markets in 2019. Even traditional safe harbours like gold bullion are sititng at the same price it was 9 years ago(2010)! Pensions are going backwards, cash in the bank looses 3% a year to inflation and most markets feel like another bubble on […]

Can Irish Whiskey keep up with demand?

The Irish whiskey renaissance is taking the spirits industry by storm, with an abundance of new players and exciting opportunities for growth. But could the rapid success of the category be its undoing? *This feature was originally published in the July 2018 issue of The Spirits Business Once the most highly sought-after whisk(e)y category in […]

Irish whiskey industry worldwide sales by 2030

Irish whiskey industry to gather in Bushmills Co. Antrim next week to discuss international trade and the impact of Brexit on the industry. On World Whiskey Day (Saturday, 19 May), the Irish Whiskey Association (IWA) has outlined its ambitious plans to more than double worldwide sales of Irish whiskey by 2030. The Irish Whiskey Association […]

Exports and growth

Irish whiskey’s is the world’s fastest growing spirit category with sales having increased by 11.2% in 2016 (and 17.6% in the US). In total 8.7 million 9-litre cases were sold in 2016, meaning more that 100 millions bottles of Irish whiskey were sold in 2016. Irish whiskey exports were worth €505 million in 2016, accounting […]

The boom is back for Irish whiskey

The Gaelic name for whiskey is “Uisce beatha.” That translates to “water of life,” and it’s becoming more and more evident that there is still plenty of life in the Irish whiskey industry. Irish whiskey is booming right now, with new whiskey distilleries popping up all over Ireland. According to the Distilled Spirits Council, gross […]

Irish whiskey boom

Irish whiskey is currently having a boom. A big one at that. It’s now the fastest growing spirit in the world, with sales rising 131% over the past decade. Dotted across Ireland, there were just four working distilleries five years ago while today there are 16 and a further 15 have approved planning permission. For […]

Whiskey facility planned

A site near a village in Westmeath, and close to the border with Longford, could end up storing up to a third of Irish whiskey stocks in the future. The Sunday Business Post is reporting an international consortium wants to develop a €135 million whiskey storage facility at Moyvore to take advantage of the boom […]