Our Group

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Quintessential Brands Group is more than just a branded drinks business, we are a growing family of distribution, production and brand-building companies, all world leading in their field.

Quintessential Brands

Quintessential Brands Company is responsible for the development of our award winning portfolio of international spirits, liqueurs and speciality brand portfolio alongside new product development.


Marblehead Brand Development

With over 30 years’ experience, Marblehead distributes premium, niche brands via its successful and established distribution network, to both the on and off-trade.


Essential Drinks

Essential Drinks is part of the Quintessential Brands Group offering world-class commercial production solutions, as well as sales and distribution services, to UK and international Business to Business partners.


First Ireland Spirits

First Ireland Spirits produces and sells Irish Cream Liqueurs and Irish Country Creams across 35 markets worldwide, for some of the world’s largest retailers and drinks companies. It is Ireland’s leading independent producer of private label Irish cream liqueurs and also its leading producer of branded and private label Irish country cream.


G&J Distillers

G&J Distillers has been distilling and bottling the highest quality gins and vodkas since 1761. To this day, we continue to produce products of the highest quality for customers around the world.


L&L Spirits

L&L is one of France’s leading manufacturers of fine French spirits including fruit liqueurs, Armagnacs and Cognacs, in particular the iconic Alizé range of fruit liqueur spirits.


The Dublin Liberties Distillery

Quintessential Brands has acquired the historic site based in the Liberties, which was traditionally the centre of whiskey distillation in Dublin. The distillery will also feature a “visitor experience” and “unique natural spring water source”.