Nearly 10 million cases of Irish whiskey sold globally

Russia emerges as Irish whiskey’s fastest growing market

22nd June, 2018
200 bottles of Irish whiskey are sold every minute Pic: Pixabay

For the enterprising business people behind the rise of niche and boutique Irish whiskey distilleries around the country in recent years the news couldn’t be better. Nearly ten million cases of Irish whiskey were sold globally last year, ensuring Irish whiskey remains the world’s fastest-growing spirit by sales.

The Irish whiskey industry sold 9.7 million cases of whiskey globally in 2017, a 10.6 per cent increase on the previous year, according...

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