European Historic Houses feature Ballyvolane House in ‘House of the Month’
The European Historic Houses represents +50,000 private historic houses across Europe and the EHH has launched an initiative called ‘Houses of the Month’ which is an invitation to take part in a journey through the cultural heritage premises. With this new project, the EHH wants to offer their audience more than a guided tour. The objective is to spotlight the passion, talent, courage and hard work of our owners, as well as the importance of such buildings in our common history.
Ballyvolane House is part of Ireland’s privately-owned built heritage. Preserving built heritage in private hands in Ireland and across Europe is important work as they add enormously to our cultural and heritage landscape. Ballyvolane House is a member of the Historic Houses of Ireland.
Thank you to the EHH for giving us an opportunity to share our journey and to showcase how we are committed to preserving our home for the future.
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Great Taste Awards 2 Gold Stars for Naval Bertha
Bertha’s Revenge Navy Strength picked up 2 Gold Stars at the Great Taste Awards 2021. This is the highest score Ballyvolane House Spirits Company has achieved for their gin so far.
Great Taste is the largest and most trusted accreditation scheme for fine food and drink. It supports, promotes and mentors artisan food producers large and small, who want to supply the UK independent retail sector and overseas stores selling fine food.
Great Taste offers a unique benchmarking and product evaluation service leading to an independent accreditation that encourages confidence and commercial success for small business, generating greater awareness for products locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Since 1994, more than 130,000 products have been put through this robust judging process. Each one is fastidiously blind-tasted by selected chefs, buyers, fine food retailers, restaurateurs, food critics and writers over 70 judging days.
We are delighted with this award.
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Historic Houses of Ireland AGM
It was an absolute pleasure to host the Historic Houses of Ireland AGM at Ballyvolane House on 3rd September. It was lovely to see everyone face to face at last. The AGM was held in the hay barn which was followed by lunch in the dining terrace. Justin gave everyone a tour of the house and gardens after lunch. Thank you to everyone for coming.
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