Friday August 14, 2020

Letters to the Editor

11th September, 2016

On behalf of the Irish Whiskey Association, I would like to clarify some of the points raised in an article about whiskey last week (28/08/2016).

In the first instance, the suggestion that there is a debate about what constitutes Irish whiskey is inaccurate. Irish whiskey is defined and protected by both the Irish Whiskey Act 1980 and the EU Regulation 110/2008 which provides for the European Geographic Indication system, the same system that gives Scotch its...

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