The Wild Geese Wins ‘Best Irish Whiskey’ For A Third Time

The Wild Geese Limited Edition Irish Whiskey Wins Platinum Medal

  • July 2011 – Platinum Medal awarded to The Wild Geese Limited Edition Irish Whiskey proving to be a consumer favourite at the SIP Awards in San Diego, California*
  • Three times voted ‘Best Irish Whiskey’
  • The SIP Awards: purely about quality – consumers made up the judging panel, giving each spirit a score
  • Joins the ‘Best Irish Whiskey’ award at WSWA 2010 and ‘Best Non Age Irish Malt’ award at WWA in May 2011, both won by The Wild Geese Single Malt Irish Whiskey
  • The Single Malt also won the prestigious Double Gold Medal at WSWA 2010
  • The only super premium Collection of Irish Whiskeys
  • The Collection honours and celebrates the Irish emigres, who left Ireland in 1691. Hoping to return,
  • they took the name ‘The Wild Geese’
  • This story is timeless. The remarkable achievements of modern day Men of Action continues online
  • Series of brand new Youtube videos that display this high quality brand: Part I tells the epic and
  • intrepid story of The Wild Geese; Part II explains the distinction between the types of whiskey and what makes Irish Whiskey so special; Part III is a guided tasting of this multi award winning Collection

Taking place in San Diego, the SIP Awards invited 73 consumer judges to particpate in blind tasting of 249 international spirits. Consumers judged spirits in three key areas – aroma, taste and finish – meaning the awards were purely about quality.


*In North America The Wild Geese Irish Whiskey Collection is sold under the brand name The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes.

Preparing for Independence Day…

Independence Day is fast a approaching and we’re sure our friends across the US are preparing for the national holiday. Marking America’s independence from the Britain, the holiday is a reminder of the principles of freedom and liberty the country has been built on.

We want to help you celebrate with a classic American recipe and two of our summery cocktails – ‘Homebound’ and ‘The Long Goodbye’. 

In New York City, Macy’s will be sponsoring 4th July Fireworks, which will be set off from six barges on the Hudson River, between 20th and 55th street. The theme of the event will be ‘The Gift of Freedom’, which will mark the 125th birthday of the Statue of Liberty. 40,000 fireworks are scheduled to be used, synchronised to a mix of American pop anthems and there will even be a performance from Glastonbury headliner Beyoncé!

On the West coast in LA, Americafest will include an evening of live entertainment, including a performance the DCI Phantom Regiment band and the Ives Brothers FMX motorcycle stunt. The event will culminate in the largest firework display in Southern California.

In Boston, there are 6 six days of festivities to get involved with. Harborfest will include ‘Extreme Sailing’ on Boston’s waterfront, a concert series and historical re-enactment.

The nation’s capital will be hosting the Independence Day Parade, which will include marching bands, floats, giant balloons and displays by military units.

Wherever you will be on July 4th, we hope you enjoy your Independence Day.