For those who fancy a tipple of scorching toddy or a brimming wine glass stuffed with the best classic, you might be in luck for those who dwell in Cork as three of the nation’s prime off licences are positioned within the county.
he winners of the annual Edward Dillon and Santa Rita Estates SuperValu Off-Licence of the Yr Awards have been named at a gala night in Galway on the weekend and three out of 4 of the highest prizes went to Cork shops.
SuperValu Bantry was named as the general winner, SuperValu Glanmire gained the Giant Retailer of the Yr Award and SuperValu Cobh emerged victorious within the Medium Retailer of the Yr catergory.. They have been chosen out of over 220 SuperValu shops in Eire from which 26 finalists got here by the judging course of.
This yr’s winners on the Edward Dillon & Santa Rita Estates SuperValu Off Licence of the Yr Award gained an unique journey to Spain, visiting the Rioja Area and exploring the sights of Madrid.
Friends on the night time loved a cocktail reception tasting a few of Edward Dillon’s finest liked manufacturers together with Bombay Sapphire Gin, Bombay Citron Presse, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Apple. Hosted by RTE’s Shay Byrne with leisure from prime Irish comic Andrew Maxwell, friends had a night of laughter and scrumptious meals paired with Santa Rita wines.
Seven different Cork SuperValu shops have been finalists and have been there on the night time: SuperValu Patrick Road, SuperValu Kanturk, SuperValu Castletownbere, SuperValu Blackrock, SuperValu Ballincollig West Finish, SuperValu Fermoy
and Supervalu Ballincollig Predominant Road.
The finalist shops have been judged by Michael Cunnningham and have been marked on arange of standards together with total look, innovation and customer support.
Talking on the occasion Andy O’Hara, CEO of Edward Dillon mentioned: “We’re delighted to be again with our first awards ceremony since 2019.
” As has at all times been the case, the usual of shops is second to none. It’s incredible to see the fervour from every retailer and the exhausting work their groups put in to realize such excellence. We want to thank and congratulate all of the 4 profitable shops, and in addition to every of the finalist shops”.