Walsh Whiskey Distillery has appointed Paragon Brands to distribute its portfolio of award-winning premium and super-premium Irish whiskeys within the UK.
The Walksh Whiskey range includes Writer’s Tears Copper Pot, The Irishman Founder’s reserve, the Irishman Single Malt and the Irishman Single Malt 12- and 17-year.
Writers’ Tears and The Irishman whiskeys are now sold in 45 markets worldwide.
John Kelly, Commercial Director of Walsh Whiskey Distillery said, “We are really excited about developing our small-batch, craft whiskeys in the UK in partnership with Paragon Brands.
“It is a priority market for us and one where we see a significant opportunity for growth. This distribution partnership with Paragon Brands will allow us to unlock that opportunity. ”
Chris Jones, MD of Paragon Brands added, “With Irish Whiskey set to become the next big growth category in international spirits, the range of Writers’ Tears and The Irishman whiskeys are perfectly placed to meet the demand for high quality Irish single pot and single malt whiskeys.
“Both Paragon and Walsh Whiskey share a passion for premium craft whiskey and the quality of whiskey produced by Walsh Whiskey is exceptional!”
Walsh Whiskey Distillery recently signed a €4 million deal with Canada’s Woodman Wines & Spirits for the exclusive sale of its whiskeys in Ontario.
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