Irish Distillers has announced that Jameson Distillery Bow St. has been named the World’s Leading Distillery Tour at the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony in Lisbon on December 1st.
The finalists included Macallan, Hennessy, Jack Daniels and Jose Cuervo. This win follows the announcement of Jameson Distillery Bow Street as ‘Europe’s Leading Distillery Tour 2018’ at the European Travel Awards in July.
Commenting on the win, Greg Hughes, Managing Director Jameson Brand Homes and Education at Irish Distillers said “We are extremely humbled and honoured to be awarded this very special accolade. We embarked upon an ambitious renovation project in late 2016 and since we reopened the doors to Bow St. in March of 2017, the new-look Jameson Distillery experience has fast become the must-visit whiskey destination in the world. We are proud that an experience in the heart of Smithfield that champions all that is great about Ireland and Irish whiskey has been commended on the world stage. This award is a fantastic recognition for the amazing team at Bow St. who provide each and every person that visits us with an unforgettable experience.”
Jameson Distillery Bow St. reopened in March 2017, following an €11M refurbishment, with visitor numbers topping more than 350,000 in the first year, making it the most-visited whiskey experience in the world.
As well as being a highlight of Dublin’s tourism trail, the new look Jameson Distillery Bow St. is fast becoming the go-to place for locals to enjoy a Jameson. The distillery offers a wide range of interactive, fun and immersive experiences including the flagship distillery tour, a premium whiskey tasting experience, whiskey blending and cocktail making master classes – along with the opportunity to draw and taste whiskey straight from a cask.
To find out more and book tickets for Jameson Distillery Bow St., visit www.jamesonwhiskey.com.