Planet Whiskies :: Scottish Single Malt Whisky, Scotch, Distilleries, American Bourbon, Japanese, Irish

World-Wide Whisky News by Planet Whiskies | Buy your whisky online

To advertise on Planet Whiskies visit our contact us page

Walsh Whiskey Distillery Secures €4m Contract in Ontario, Canada: 1st March, 2018

Woodman Wines & Spirits Inc Become Exclusive Agent in Ontario for Entire Writers’ Tears & The Irishman Whiskey Portfolios

 Bernard Walsh, Founder & Managing Director of Walsh Whiskey Distillery and Russell Woodman, Chief Executive, Woodman Wines & Spirits Inc (Toronto) shake on a €4m contract over four years for the exclusive distribution of Walsh Whiskey’s full portfolio of 10 super-premium whiskeys under the Writers’ Tears and The Irishman portfolios in Ontario, Canada.

PHOTO CAPTION: Bernard Walsh, Founder & Managing Director of Walsh Whiskey Distillery and Russell Woodman, Chief Executive, Woodman Wines & Spirits Inc (Toronto) shake on a €4m contract over four years for the exclusive distribution of Walsh Whiskey’s full portfolio of 10 super-premium whiskeys under the Writers’ Tears and The Irishman portfolios in Ontario, Canada.

Minister for Agriculture Food and The Marine, Michael Creed T.D., Attends Contract Signing in Toronto as part of Trade Mission to Canada and the US

Toronto, Canada & Royal Oak, Carlow, Ireland – 28th February March 2018: Walsh Whiskey Distillery, one of Ireland’s leading whiskey producers, has agreed a €4m contract over four years with Woodman Wines & Spirits Inc. for the exclusive sale of its full portfolio of 10 super-premium whiskeys under the Writers’ Tears and The Irishman portfolios in Ontario, Canada. The contract was signed as part of the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine’s Trade Mission to Canada and the United States led by Minister Michael Creed T.D. 

Canada is a Top 10 market and one of the fastest growing markets worldwide for Irish whiskey, growing by 20.5% for the first 10 months of 2017. Walsh Whiskey has been exporting Writers’ Tears to Canada since 2013 in association with Woodman Wine & Spirits. Ontario’s economy is valued at €495bn (C$763bn) and is Canada’s most populous State with 14 million people, many of whom live in the Canadian capital of Ottawa and cosmopolitan Toronto.  

Under the contract, Woodman Wines & Spirits Inc. becomes the exclusive agent for the complete Walsh Whiskey portfolio of 10 premium and super-premium whiskeys. There are three SKUs under the Writer’ Tears’ range, namely: Writers’ Tears – Copper Pot; Writers’ Tears – Red Head and Writers’ Tears – Cask Strength. The Irishman range includes 7 SKUs - The Irishman – Founder’s Reserve; The Irishman – Single Malt; The Irishman – 12 Year Old Single Malt; The Irishman – 17 Year Old; The Irishman – Founder’s Reserve Marsala Cask Finish;The Irishman –12 Year Old Single Malt Marsala Cask Finish and The Irishman –Cask Strength. 

The contract is being announced today as part of a trade mission by the Irish government’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in association with Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board.  

The trade mission is led by Minister Michael Creed T.D., who said: “This partnership between Walsh Whiskey and Woodman Wines & Spirits is an exemplar of what we believe many other Irish and Canadian companies can do together. It is the result of a partnership based on an excellent product and an excellent service, cemented by trust that they have built since their first commercial steps together a few years ago.”  

Welcoming the deal, Bernard Walsh, the Founder and Managing Director of Walsh Whiskey said: “Having watched Writers’ Tears - Copper Pot achieve great success under Woodman’s guidance, especially in places like Toronto, we now have great confidence in what Woodman Wines & Spirits can do with our entire portfolio. If my own experiences here as an Irish man are anything to go by, then The Irishman range of whiskeys will soon be beneficiaries of a great company and beneficial to great company…if you see what I mean!” 

Jason Woodman, Vice President, of Woodman Wines & Spirits said: As the success of Writers’ Tears has shown, there’s tremendous interest in authentic,  Irish whiskey here in Ontario. With the introduction of The Irishman range of whiskies, to complement the Writers’ Tears range, we’re going to further grow the category, and work hard to bring it to the attention of enthusiastic consumers.  We are priviledged to represent some of the top brands in the world and count Walsh Whiskey Distillery among our key suppliers.”

<< View Irish Whiskey and Buy Online

<< Read more about Irish Distillery

<< Back to all the latest whisky news brought to you by Planet Whiskies

Planet Whiskies on Twitter
Planet Whiskies on Facebook
Planet Whiskies on Pinterest

Tasting Sets for Whisky and Gin

Whisky gift for Father's Day 2019

BUY WHISKY TASTING SET FOR £24.95

Gin gift for Father's Day 2019

BUY GIN TASTING SET FOR £24.95

VIEW OTHER IDEAL WHISKY GIFTS FOR FATHER'S DAY 2019

Subscribe to Planet Whiskies newsletter

* indicates required


Loch Fyne Whiskies

Loch Fyne Whiskies

Have you seen all the whisky specials on offer at Loch Fyne Whiskies in Inveraray? All orders placed have next day delivery. Click to discover all these fantastic offers... Read More

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

View latest whisky news

Three Golds Landed By Welsh Whisky Company at the Prestigious International Wine & Spirit Awards

3 Golds Landed By Welsh Whisky Company at the Prestigious International Wine & Spirit Awards

Penderyn, a unique Welsh whisky distillery based in the Brecon Beacons, is celebrating having taken home three prestigious gold awards at this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition. Read more

-------------------------------------------------

Get ready! Round three of The Glenfiddich Festival Experiment is coming - bigger, better and louder than ever

Get ready! Round three of The Glenfiddich Festival Experiment is coming - bigger, better and louder than ever

Back by popular demand, The Glenfiddich Festival Experiment #3 is returning once again to say thank you to the nation’s bartenders. Read more

-------------------------------------------------

Redbreast 12 Year Old Soars In Global Spirits Tastings

Redbreast 12 Year Old Soars In Global Spirits Tastings

Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, which is crafted at Midleton Distillery by Irish Distillers – the producer of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys – has taken home the World Whisky Trophy at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition, one of the world’s most influential spirits competitions, now in it’s 50th year.  Read more

-------------------------------------------------

Cù Bòcan, is relaunching with a new look and range designed to unlock the unusual.

Cù Bòcan, is relaunching with a new look and range designed to unlock the unusual.

Cù Bòcan, is relaunching with a new look and range designed to unlock the unusual. Read more

-------------------------------------------------

Pure Scot Collaborates With Australian Street Artist Vexta On One-Of-A-Kind Art Installation

Pure Scot Collaborates With Australian Street Artist Vexta On One-Of-A-Kind Art Installation

Australian-owned Scotch Whisky, Pure Scot, is celebrating its collaboration with Australian street artist, Vexta. In September, a custom art installation will be created at the home of Pure Scot, Bladnoch Distillery, situated deep in the Scottish Lowlands. Read more

-------------------------------------------------

William Grant & Sons UK Appoints Jody Buchan as Monkey Shoulder Brand Ambassador to Scotland and the North of England

William Grant & Sons UK Appoints Jody Buchan as Monkey Shoulder Brand Ambassador to Scotland and the North of England

Monday 5th August, 2019: Independent family distillers William Grant & Sons UK has confirmed that co-owner of Kin Edinburgh, Jody Buchan, has taken on the role of first ever Monkey Shoulder Brand Ambassador to Scotland and the North. Read more

-------------------------------------------------

 

Great Whiskies Website

Buy Whisky online go to Great Whiskies (Planet Whiskies sister website)

Planet Gin Website

To read all the Latest Gin News. please go to our sister website - www.planetgin.com

VisitScotland Interactive Whisky Guide

Visit Scotland Interactive Whisky Map

Found out about 105 whisky distilleries in Scotland's five whisky regions in this very exciting interactive whisky guide :: More information

Some Scottish Whisky Available to Buy Online

Jura 40 Year Old 1976 (cask 12264) - Xtra Old Particular (Douglas Lain Single Malt Whisky
Jura 40 Year Old 1976 (cask 12264) - Xtra Old Particular (Douglas Lain Single Malt Whisky ~ 54.1% ~ 70cl

Region: Island  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £1,495.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Glenfarclas 1959 (cask 3226) Family Cask Spring 2015 Release Single Malt Whisky
Glenfarclas 1959 (cask 3226) Family Cask Spring 2015 Release Single Malt Whisky ~ 55.2% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £6,130.07
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Glen Grant 1951 (bottled 2011) - (Gordon & MacPhail) Single Malt Whisky
Glen Grant 1951 (bottled 2011) - (Gordon & MacPhail) Single Malt Whisky ~ 40% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £2,800.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Auchentoshan 42 Year Old 1965 Single Malt Whisky
Auchentoshan 42 Year Old 1965 Single Malt Whisky ~ 41.3% ~ 70cl

Region: Lowland  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £3,991.99
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Ardbeg 26 Year Old 1991 (cask 1922) - Mackillops Choice Single Malt Whisky
Ardbeg 26 Year Old 1991 (cask 1922) - Mackillops Choice Single Malt Whisky ~ 40.4% ~ 70cl

Region: Islay  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £697.58
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Macallan 28 Year Old (That Boutique-y Whisky Company) Single Malt Whisky
Macallan 28 Year Old (That Boutique-y Whisky Company) Single Malt Whisky ~ 40.2% ~ 50cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £849.95
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Glenfarclas 1953 Family Cask Single Malt Whisky
Glenfarclas 1953 Family Cask Single Malt Whisky ~ 53.7% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £7,500.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Bowmore 16 Year Old 1989 Single Malt Whisky
Bowmore 16 Year Old 1989 Single Malt Whisky ~ 51.8% ~ 70cl

Region: Islay  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £395.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Balvenie 17 Year Old Islay Cask Single Malt Whisky
Balvenie 17 Year Old Islay Cask Single Malt Whisky ~ 43% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £469.95
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Littlemill 40 Year Old Celestial Edition Single Malt Whisky
Littlemill 40 Year Old Celestial Edition Single Malt Whisky ~ 46.8% ~ 70cl

Region: Lowland  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £5,988.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Planet Whiskies on Pinterest

Planet Whiskies on Twitter