Monday September 21, 2020

Wicklow gin distillery inspired by the Hamptons

Production of Bonac 24 has begun in Newtownmountkennedy

18th December, 2016
Gavin Clifford, founder, Bonac Spirits Pic: Maura Hickey

Inspired by his time working in bars in New York state, Wicklow-based business graduate Gavin Clifford has established a gin distillery with backing from his father, tax consultant Michael Clifford.

Named after an exclusive area of East Hampton on Long Island, the Cliffords’ craft distillery, Bonac Spirits, has started production in Newtownmountkennedy.

The company’s first gin, Bonac 24, has secured a listing with O’Briens off-licence, priced at €45 for a 70cl bottle....

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