Trade group wants stricter definition of Irish whiskey
Group complains that there are numerous Irish whiskeys on sale in breach of regulations regarding labelling
A new trade body for whiskey, backed by a Kerry brewing entrepreneur, has launched a fusillade of complaints to the Food Safety Authority over the labelling of more than a dozen brands of Irish whiskey.
The same trade body, which calls itself the Irish Distillers’ Association – not to be confused with the whiskey company Irish Distillers – has also lobbied the Department of Agriculture to introduce a more stringent definition of Irish whiskey.
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