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Celtic 20 Oct 0 1210
Like we need an excuse to crack open a tasty bottle of gin, this October 19th is National Gin & Tonic Day and us here at the Irish Drink Shop are feeling gin-spired! Did you know that the word ‘gin’ derives from the Dutch word ‘jenever’ which transla..
Celtic 01 Oct 0 1688
National Vodka Day 2021 is here and what better way to celebrate than with your favourite bottle of the age old spirit? It's believed that vodka was invented in Eastern Europe sometime in the Middle Ages and became an international staple in the twen..
Celtic 15 Sep 0 1228
The Duvernay family trace their business back as far as 1904 and over the years have become one of the most reliable and well-known in the Rhône, supplying the best part of the base wine for the Côtes-du-Rhônes of many famous producers, including Eti..
Celtic 11 Aug 0 943
With roots dating back to colonial exploration, the slave trade triangle, piracy, and organised crime during the Prohibition-era, rum has quite the long and controversial history. Its origins date back to the 17th Century, which marked the first prod..
Celtic 23 Jul 0 1452
Each year on July 27th, National Scotch Day celebrates the iconic drink. Scotch whisky is generally made from malted barley or grain with the spirit aged in oak casks for more than three years. Scotch is also usually double distilled. Scotch can have..
Celtic 19 Jul 0 1343
This July 24th we’re all about raising a glass for National Tequila Day! Did you know that the drink is part of a rather fascinating myth? It is said that a lightning bolt struck an agave plant, cooking and opening it, releasing its juice and for thi..
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