Powerscourt Distillery’s whiskeys sweep a sensational six medals at World Whiskies Awards

Distillery achieves unprecedented success with a superb six-medal victory at the World Whiskies Awards



7 February 2024

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Powerscourt Distillery, the renowned ‘Home of Fercullen’ Irish Whiskey on the historic Powerscourt Estate, is delighted to announce its sensational achievement of six prestigious medals for excellence in taste across six distinct Irish Whiskey categories at the esteemed World Whiskies Awards held in London.

In a press statement, the brand said the momentous win “not only solidifies the distillery’s standing as a world-class whiskey producer but also showcases its unwavering commitment to crafting unparalleled spirits”.

Powerscourt Distillery clinched an impressive collection of silver and bronze medals across a diverse range of categories for the Fercullen brand.

These included for the following awards:

Fercullen Falls Blended Irish Whiskey: No Age Statement Blended Whiskey category.

Fercullen 15: Grain Whiskey 13 to 20 Years category.

Fercullen Single Malt: Single Malt No Age Statement category.

Fercullen Estate Series ‘The Gates’: Single Malt No Age Statement category.

Fercullen Distillery Select: Single Malt 13 to 20 Years category.

Fercullen 21-Year-Old Single Malt: Single Malt 21 Years & Over category.

“The World Whiskies Awards is a premier celebration of the very best in all recognised styles of whiskey,” said John Cashman, head of brand and NPD.

“To win six medals from six entries across various Irish whiskey categories at this prestigious event is an incredible accomplishment for Powerscourt Distillery. These awards not only honour the hard work, dedication, and quality of our entire team but also showcase the best of our home, County Wicklow. Powerscourt Distillery is now firmly established among the world’s elite whiskey producers, and we eagerly anticipate continuing to share the Spirit of Wicklow with a global audience”, Cashman added.

The World Whiskies Awards, a globally recognised event that selects and promotes the finest whiskies across international styles, holds a special place in the whiskey industry calendar. Esteemed judges from various sectors evaluate each entry through blind taste tests, making winning these awards a testament to the exceptional quality of The Powerscourt Distillery’s whiskeys.

For more information about The Powerscourt Distillery, its award-winning Fercullen whiskeys, and captivating distillery tours, visit www.powerscourtdistillery.com or connect with the brand on social media. “Cheers to the true Spirit of Wicklow!”



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