A brand new drinks firm in Convoy is reviving age-old traditions with the launch of a candy new tipple.
Natural Wines by the Ulster Mead Co. are broadly considered Eire’s first natural wines, and the primary wines of this sort to be made in Donegal.
Donegal might not have the local weather of Tuscany or the Riveria, however that hasn’t stopped two entrepreneurs brewing up a storm with inspiration from their homeland.
Poland natives Jakub Blaszczok and Tomasz Rotuski teamed as much as start their ardour venture on the former Convoy Woollen Mills constructing.
There was a practice of natural wines relationship again hundreds of years. Even the Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians loved natural wines.
Now we are able to too. A singular side of the wine-making course of is the usage of herbs, crops, and botanicals which might be thought of healthful, adaptogenic, and practical by herbalists. The primary three releases, Hibiscus, Strawberry and Tropical Fruit, are stocked in shops throughout the Letterkenny space and East Donegal (full record beneath).
Jakub and Tomasz mentioned: “It’s such an awesome honour to develop into the primary natural wine producer in Eire. Thanks to all those that helped make this potential, our new enterprise companions in addition to the attractive Donegal neighborhood for his or her assist.”
“We consider in creativity and collaboration, not competitors, so we invite eating places, inns, outlets, artisan markets, inventive Cooks and mixologists to hitch us in creating one thing distinctive for our neighborhood and Irish tourism sector.”
The meadery will even produce mead, an historic alcoholic beverage created from honey, to be launched within the coming months.
The place to get Ulster Mead Co. Natural Wines:
- Oldtown Shops, Letterkenny
- Espresso Time, Kilmacrennan
- Kernans High Oil Tullagay Kernan’s Service Station, Newmills
- Kernans XL Oldtown, Letterkenny
- Kernans Spar, Letterkenny
- Simpsons Grocery store, Letterkenny
- Londis, Convoy
- Coyle’s of Raphoe
- Carry Out, Letterkenny
- Glencar Inn Off-Licence, Letterkenny
- Harris Service Station, Convoy
- Whoriskey’s Eurospar, Ramelton
- Dry Arch Complicated, Letterkenny
- Kernans, Newtowncunningham
- Kavanagh’s SuperValu, Ballybofey
For extra stockist updates, comply with Ulster Mead Co. on Fb
Donegal’s first natural wine hits the cabinets was final modified: March twentieth, 2023 by