Wicklow’s Powerscourt Distillery has announced that it has won six major awards already for 2023. At the 2023 World Whiskies Awards, they took home two Irish category wins, while at the 2023 Icons of Whiskey Ireland Awards, they also received another “Highly Commended” award for “Irish Whiskey category Brand ambassador 2023” going to Alan Malone (European sales manager for the Distillery). These prestigious awards recognise the distillery’s commitment to producing top-quality spirits that are crafted with care and attention to detail.
“We are delighted with these awards that reflect the hard work and dedication of the team since we started in 2018. Two whiskeys that reflect the best of our home, County Wicklow, both in concept and collaboration. We look forward to these whiskeys taking their deserved place in the World’s best whiskey competition at the end of March,” said John Cashman, head of NPD and Brand at The Powerscourt Distillery.
These recent accolades add to the hat trick of awards at won National level last November for the – Powerscourt Distillery Visitor Centre – Best Visitor Attraction accepted by Gerry Ginty COO, Paul Corbett as Master Distiller/Master Blender, and a Highly Commended for Campaign Innovator accepted by Santina Kennedy – Food & Beverage Specialist at Powerscourt Distillery.
The Powerscourt Distillery awards come as no surprise to those in the industry who have long recognised the distillery’s commitment to excellence.