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26 November 2019 | 0
Visit Schweppes’ Ultimate Mixer Studio
Schweppes is fizzing into this festive season with the Schweppes Ultimate Mixer Studio, a pop-up creative space that opens its doors in the heart of Dublin city centre for three days this December. Located at 20 Dawson Street, the studio will host some of Ireland’s leading creatives, mixologists and music makers for a long weekend of entertainment, art and inspiration. The Schweppes Ultimate Mixer Studio is open from Thursday, 5 December until Saturday, 7 December and admission is free of charge. Tickets will be available to book online from Thursday, 28 November at https://schweppesstudio.eventbrite.ie.
Coca-Cola signature mixers now available to enjoy at home
This year, Coca-Cola, embraced the dark side with the launch of its new range of Coca-Cola Signature Mixers. A global first for the brand, Coca-Cola enlisted some of the world’s most influential and inventive bartenders to create four new mixers that elevate dark spirits and premium vodka. This Christmas, Coca Cola Signature Mixers are also available in Dunnes Stores, Tesco and SuperValu stores. They are ideal for any dark spirit or premium vodka.
“The world’s best pizza” now delivers
Premium retailer Fallon & Byrne has been to the home of pizza in Italy, to compete against 500 of the best pizza makers in the world. Head pizza chef Alessandro Capozzi was crowned Best Pizzaiolo in Ireland and placed second in the world at the Campionato Nazionale DOC. What’s more, Fallon & Byrne pizzas can be ordered directly from the Deliveroo app and enjoyed from the comfort of home or as an office treat. They are authentic Pizza Napoletana and created using the fresh ingredients of Fallon & Byrne’s famous Food Hall.
Winners of the An Post Irish Book Awards 2019 announced
Joseph O’Connor, Vicky Phelan and Andrea Corr were among the winning authors at this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards. Acclaimed Irish author and journalist Colm Tóibín received the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of the central position he has occupied in the cultural life of Ireland for over three decades, with works including Brooklyn, The Master and The Testament of Mary. This year’s ceremony was hosted by Miriam O’Callaghan and Evelyn O’Rourke.
Tullamore D.E.W.’s John Quinn inducted into Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame
At a ceremony in Dublin, John Quinn, Tullamore D.E.W.’s first ever global ambassador was inducted into Whisky Magazine’s Hall of Fame. The prestigious award comes as John celebrates 40+ years working within the Irish Whiskey Industry. Quinn is the first Irish Whiskey global ambassador to be inducted into the Hall of Fame since its inception in 2004. The recognition is the highest honour awarded by Whisky Magazine, and is selected by an independent editorial panel.