Powerscourt Distillery wins big at the World Whiskies Awards
The distillery is committed to sustainability, sourcing local ingredients, and preserving the surrounding area's natural beauty
31 March 2023
The Powerscourt Distillery scored two wins at the prestigious World Whiskies Awards in London. The distillery won two highly coveted awards in the Irish category, showcasing its excellence in whiskey craftsmanship and further solidifying its position as a world-class whiskey producer.
The Powerscourt Distillery’s Distillery Select won in the Best Irish Single Grain category, and the Estate Series, The Italian Gardens, won Best Irish Blended Limited Release.
These accolades reflect the dedication and skill of the Distillery team, who have passionately crafted each whiskey using traditional methods and innovative techniques.
The World Whiskies Awards are the global awards selecting the very best in all internationally recognised styles of whiskies. The World Whiskies Awards select, reward, and promote the world’s best whiskies to consumers and trade globally. The event is a key highlight in the whiskey industry calendar, with esteemed judges from various sectors of the whiskey world evaluating each entry based on a blind taste test.
Situated in the heart of the picturesque Powerscourt Estate in County Wicklow, The Powerscourt Distillery is committed to sustainability, sourcing local ingredients, and preserving the surrounding area’s natural beauty.
“We are honoured to have our whiskeys recognised at this level,” said Roger Duggan, GM of The Powerscourt Distillery. “These awards represent our entire team’s hard work, passion, and commitment, and we could not be prouder of this remarkable achievement. This double victory confirms our vision to create world-class Irish whiskey, and we’re excited to share our award-winning spirits with whiskey enthusiasts around the globe.”
“The World Whiskies Awards is a premier celebration of the very best in all recognised styles of whiskey, to win two Irish Category awards at this prestigious ceremony is an amazing accomplishment for Powerscourt Distillery,” said head of brand and NPD, John Cashman.
“These awards not only reflect the work, dedication, and quality of all the team at Powerscourt, but also the best of our home, Co. Wicklow. The Italian Gardens release was inspired by the world-famous Italian garden at Powerscourt, whilst the distillery select was made in collaboration with The Wicklow Brewery in Redcross, County Wicklow. The Powerscourt Distillery is now recognised amongst the best whiskey producers in the world, and we look forward to continuing to bring the Spirit of Wicklow to a global audience.”
For more information about The Powerscourt Distillery, its award-winning Fercullen whiskeys, and distillery tours, please visit www.powerscourtdistillery.com or follow them on social media.