Up and Running speaks with Sazerac Master Blender over Sligo’s Lough Gill Distillery purchase

Sazerac Company one of the worlds largest distilleries has purchased Sligo’s Lough Gill Distillery.

Sazerac brands include Paddy Irish Whiskey, Michael Collins Irish Whiskey, Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Pappy van winkle bourbon and Southern Comfort.

Under the terms of the deal the Sazerac Company plan to restore Hazelwood House and open a visitor attractions and a new whiskey facility when completed The Lough Gill Distillery hopes to welcome up to 150,000 visitors annually.

Speaking to our reporter Claire Ronan Helen Mullholand Master Blender with Sazerac expresses her delight at the take over and is very much looking forward to her new role in ln sligo …..

To her the full interview tune into UP AND RU|NNING on Saturday morning at 9.30