Partners Walsh Whiskey and Illva Saronno split up
and Whiskeylabels Writer'sTears and The Irishman no longer under one roof
With immediate effect, the Irish company Walsh Whiskey Distillery, split up their business. The press release speaks about different ideas about the future development of the company being the reason for the breakup.and the Italian partner Illva Saronno, which each held a 50 percent stake in the Walsh
Bernhard and Rosemary Walsh founded Walsh Whiskey in 1999 and have been very successful in building the global distribution of their Writer's Tears and The Irishman. In 2013, the Italian company Illva Saronno invested 25 million Euros and has since held a 50% share in the company. This investment allowed the construction of the Walsh Whiskey Distillery in Royal , which opened in 2016. Grain, and Irish Whiskey are produced here.
The separation of the two business partners results in the separation of distillery and labels: Illva Saronno will remain the owner of the distillery, which will be renamed Royal Oak , and will continue to operate both the area and the visitor center. Walsh Whiskey retains the rights to the whiskey labels and will continue its original business of trading.
Photo: Walsh Whiskey Distillery