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April - Brewing and Distilling

Brewing and Distilling


Year of Food and Drink


Calendar of events

Brewing and Distilling

From craft beers, to gin, whiskey and beyond, it’s the month to celebrate all the brilliant things we’re brewing and distilling

Bottoms up

In Northern Ireland there has been an explosion in the manufacturing of craft beers and unique gins and whiskeys. Think about the best way to incorporate local distillers or brewers in to your visitor experience to give guests a true taste of NI. You could elevate your offering with an evening experience that lets your visitors enjoy the best of NI hospitality…

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What we know so far…

Ulster University Business School’s NI Year of Food and Drink celebration event
12 April

A six course banquet of local produce created by final year student Matt Logan who will be supported in The Academy Kitchen by fellow students studying BSc Hons degrees in Culinary Arts Management and International Hospitality Management. The event, in the Academy Restaurant at the UU’s York Street campus, will showcase students’ expertise and creativity whilst at the same time supporting NI’s Year of Food and Drink.

Taste of Tourism
18 & 19 April

A NIHF summit style event which opens with a Taste of Northern Ireland gourmet dinner on 18th April in the Culloden Hotel ahead of the conference on 19th April in the same venue. Its primary objective is to outline the role of food and drink in the development and promotion of tourism. It will also be a platform to showcase local produce at the Taste of Northern Ireland gourmet dinner and provide a networking opportunity for those engaged in the sector.