• Danny Joyce | Editor

Powerscourt Distillery expands their Team

Powerscourt Distillery, the 20,000 square foot state of the art whiskey distillery and contemporary visitor centre located in the Old Mill House on Powerscourt Estate, are delighted to announce two new members to their team.


Karen Noble has joined The Powerscourt Distillery team as Visitor Centre Manager. She brings with her a wealth of experience, having worked in prestigious establishments such as Ballymaloe House, La Stampa, Chapter One, and Luna, among many others, in both Ireland and France.


Her experience will allow Powerscourt to continue to develop our 5-star experience at the Visitors Centre. Karen holds a degree in Hospitality Management and a Masters in Gastronomy and Food Studies. The Distillery team are very excited to have Karen on board and is already benefiting from her vast experience.


Award-winning Distiller & Blender Paul Corbett has joined to head up the Distillery Team and all aspects of production as Distillery Manager. He will continue to build on the reputation for exceptional spirit from Powerscourt Distillery. He is passionate about Whiskey, having worked as a Lead Distiller at the Teeling Whiskey Company and gaining further valuable experience as Head Distiller of the Clonakilty Distillery, where he oversaw the construction of their distillery and won best Irish new make spirit at the world whiskey awards in their first year of production. Paul was highly commended in the Master Distiller/Master Blender category at the Icons of Whiskey awards in both 2020 and 2001. The Powerscourt Distillery team are looking forward to exciting new releases with Paul in the coming years.

With a very busy season in the visitor centre, the team goes from strength to strength following the very successful release of the 2nd in the Estate series “The Italian Gardens” earlier this summer, soon to be followed by their own Powerscourt distilled release in the coming weeks.

With the first production of new make spirit in June of 2018 the visitor centre opened it's doors in May of 2019 offering a delicious insight into a brand fully operational whiskey distillery.


Having established it's core range of award-winning Fercullen Irish Whiskeys – 8yr old blend, 10yr old Single Grain, 14yr old Single Malt and 18yr old Single Malt, Powerscourt Distillery have added to their range with the Estate Series –the second limited edition “The Italian Gardens”. RRP€75 is available from all good off licenses. Read more about the release here.


Exciting times ahead for Powerscourt Distillery with the new appointments!


Slán go fóill.