Ireland was the fourth biggest spirits exporter to the US in 2019

Irish whiskey sales in the US rose by 5.6 per cent last year to $1.1 billion (€1 billion) as exports of American spirits plunged on the back of retali(...)

According to the Irish Whiskey Association, there was a 10.5 per cent increase in visitor numbers last year, from 923,000 to 1.02 million

Sales of Irish whiskey slowed last year in what is its biggest export market but that didn’t stop visitors to Ireland spending time at local distiller(...)

Gin volumes were up 31.8 per cent in 2018 to 324,000 nine-litre cases

Sales of spirits have shot up on the back of a sharp jump in the number of people drinking gin. New figures compiled by research company Internationa(...)

Sales of Jameson rose 11%  to 235,400  cases, giving the brand a 40.5% market share domestically. Photograph:  iStock

Domestic sales of Irish whiskey rose by 5.4 per cent last year from 551,900 nine-litre cases (6.62 million bottles) to 581,750 cases (6.98 million bot(...)

Irish brands command 6 per cent of the total US whiskey market

Sales of Irish whiskey in the United States remained buoyant last year even as alcohol consumption continued to decline, new figures show. Irish whis(...)

Jameson is the runaway success story with sales soaring 13 per cent to 6. 5 million cases in the 12 months to the end of August 2017

When it comes to the Irish whiskey sector it is rare for disputes between different producers to make it into public. There may be fierce rivalries (...)

Jameson is now ranked in 43rd spot in IWSR’s top 100 spirit brands, up from 48th place last year and 61st place in 2014.

Jameson whiskey was one of the strongest-performing spirits globally last year, according to new figures which show Guinness owner Diageo has the high(...)

Figures published by IWSR last year showed sales of Irish whiskey increased from 11 per cent globally in 2016, rising from 7.8 million nine-litre cases to 8.7 million

Alcohol consumption in the US declined dramatically again last year but sales of Irish whiskey remained strong, new figures show. Data from Internati(...)

Garavan’s whiskey bar in Galway. Combined sales of nine-litre cases of Irish whiskey increased 11.2 per cent from 7.8 million to 8.7 million in 2016.

Sales of Irish whiskey continued to soar last year led by Jameson which recorded a 12.4 per cent rise in volumes globally, according to new figures. (...)

Jean-Christophe Coutures, chief executive and chairman of Irish Distillers: Irish whiskey is fastest-growing spirits category globally, with 409% growth in US alone in past decade, led by Jameson with 78.3% market share.

What instructions do you give someone taking the helm at a company whose flagship brand has just recorded 27 years of consecutive growth? “ ‘Don’t me(...)

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