AwardsAwards & accolades from the Food & Drinks Industry
Chuffed to bits that Naval Bertha is a finalist in the Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards 2021.
Now in it’s 14th year, Blas na hEireann, The Irish Food Awards is the biggest competition for quality Irish produce on the island of Ireland. Products from every county on Ireland were entered into the 2020 competition to win Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards in a broad range of food and drink categories as well as key awards such as Supreme Champion and Best Artisan Producer.
The Blas na hÉireann Awards are a fantastic showcase of the best artisan produce from the island of Ireland.
We are chuffed to bits that the latest addition to our little herd, Bertha’s Revenge Navy Strength Gin won a ‘Spirit Silver’ Award at the IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) 2021 in London. The International Wine & Spirit Competition awards excellence to wines & spirits in over 90 countries, encouraging recognition for quality products since 1969.
The World's Original Dalemain Marmalade Awards 2021 - Silver for Bertha's Revenge Small Batch Orange Marmalade
We are thrilled our Bertha’s Revenge Small Batch Orange Marmalade has won Silver in the Artisan section of The World’s Original Marmalade Awards 2021.
The marmalade is made by our friend Veronica Molloy and her fab team at Crossogue Preserves.
We are delighted that Bertha’s Revenge Gin is a finalist in the World Dairy Innovation Awards 2021 for ‘Best dairy drink’. We are chuffed to bits and we wish all the other finalists the best of luck.
We are proud as punch that Bertha was just awarded a Silver medal by the Beverage Testing Institute.
Beverage Testing Institute (BTI) was founded in 1981 as the first international wine competition in the United States, adding beer, spirits, cider, sake, mead and more to the repertoire in 1994. Using industry-leading methodology co-developed with Cornell University and a one-of-a-kind approach to trade focus groups and sensory panelist recruitment, BTI’s evaluations are so much more than a competition. Beverage Testing Institute has become the most comprehensive and reliable source for alcohol beverage product testing and professional reviews in the world.
Thank you so much! We are delighted.
We are delighted to share the good news that Ballyvolane House has been awarded the The McKennas’ Guide Best in Ireland 2021 plaque. The McKenna’s plaque is one of the most respected badge of merit in Irish contemporary food and hospitality. John and Sally have championed the best of Irish food and hospitality to their wide audience for over thirty years and have published numerous books.
We are chuffed to bits that Bertha’s Revenge Gin and Sloe Bertha both won Silver at the World Gin Awards 2021. We are delighted, thank you!
Bertha’s Revenge Sloe Gin is among the Great Taste winners of 2020
Great Taste, the world’s most trusted food and drink awards, has announced its stars of 2020. Out of 12,777 products sent in from 106 different countries, Ballyvolane House Spirits Company was awarded a 1-star Great Taste award, which means judges dubbed it a food that delivers fantastic flavour for its Bertha’s Revenge Sloe Gin.
We are delighted that Bertha’s Revenge Sloe Gin was awarded a Bronze by the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London in early August. The IWSC is the world’s largest and most influential spirits awards.
Thank you very much!
We are delighted with this review by Catherine Cleary writing for the Irish Times Weekend Magazine on Saturday, 7th March 2020.
“Ballyvolane House is a lovely way to experience the food from home.”
The verdict: A big house showcasing how home-cooked food can be done
Food provenance: Excellent. Fitzgerald’s lamb, those Garryhinch mushrooms and Macroom buffalo cheese among the names
9 out of 10.