‘Pugnacious’ Levy battles it out with whiskey giant Irish Distillers

‘I don’t know how many years we’ve lost,’ says the founder of Wild Geese

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
8th July, 2018
Andre Levy, chairman of Protégé International Picture: Maura Hickey

Andre Levy doesn’t shy away from a fight: his latest, and arguably his longest, is with one of the biggest drinks companies in the world.

Levy, through his company Protégé, is the creator of an award-winning brand of Irish whiskey, The Wild Geese. However, the continued existence of that business is under threat because Levy can’t find a supply of mature whiskey to keep making Wild Geese.


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