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Fierce growth for Aberdeen microbrewery

Fierce Beer, a Scottish microbrewery based in Aberdeen, has announced plans to massively increase its production run after a hugely successful first seven months. Its founders Dave Grant and David McHardy launched the fledgling microbrewery in May 2016 in Dyce, having started the brand as a home-brew hobby in 2013. After doublin...

Santa Paws is coming to The Mercat

The Mercat Bar and Grill in Whitecraig, East Lothian, is planning a Christmas-themed breakfast for dog owners and their pets to raise money for the Edinburgh Dog and...

GlenWyvis community distillery unveil ‘Edinburgh Collection’ of gins

GlenWyvis, Scotland’s first community-owned distillery, has released a collection of four limited edition gins inspired by Edinburgh . The ‘Edinburgh Collect...

Rock Rose Gin launches new Winter edition

Dunnet Bay Distillery have unveiled the first Winter Edition of Rock Rose Gin which bottles Christmas literally as it uses the tips from Spruce trees – a commo...

Second Hotel Indigo opens in Edinburgh

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened its second boutique Hotel Indigo in Edinburgh on 20 Princes Street. The design of Hotel Indigo Edinburgh Princes Stree...

Brains behind Bramble launch SeaWolf Scottish rum

Bramble bosses Mike Aikman and Jason Scott have teamed up with Gavin Ferguson, co-founder of Scottish independent wine merchants Vino Wines, to create Seawolf – a new white rum made in Scotland. Together, the trio formed Boilermaker Drinks Co. with the aim to create a portfolio of spirits distilled in Scotland. They claim ...

Arbikie release limited edition strawberry vodka

Arbikie Highland Estate has launched a new limited edition strawberry vodka for the festive period, which packs a punch at 50% abv. In a departure from their potato ...

Usain Bolt named ‘CEO’ of Maison Mumm

Gold medal Olympian athlete Usain Bolt has been named ‘CEO’ of Champagne house Maison Mumm – taking on the role of Chief Entertainment Officer. Having ...

Aparthotels Adagio moves into Edinburgh

The first new-look Aparthotels from global operator, Aparthotels Adagio, will open on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile on 19th December. Aparthotels Adagio Edinburgh Roy...

First North Hop Aviemore announced for 2017

North Hop, the popular Scottish festival showcasing home-grown craft microbreweries, small-batch distilleries and food producers, will visit Aviemore for the first t...

Scottish winery Cairn O’Mohr toasts 30 years

Scottish berry fruit winery, Cairn O’Mohr, based in rural Perthshire, has unveiled a brand new look to celebrate its upcoming 30 years in business. The Errol-based business run by Ron and Judith Gillies has been making berry wines since 1987 using fruit sourced within a 25-mile radius of the winery. The couple started the wi...

Yellowball & Blackball: Eyeball Brewing Company’s First Lagers

Edinburgh has a new brewery in the shape of Eyeball Brewing which is owned by James Dempsey. He is launching with two new lagers: Yellowball, a golden malty lager; a...

Clive Owen Stars In New Campari Short Film

Campari has just launched the Campari Red Diaries; a series of short films, one of which is a story called “Killer in Red” and stars Clive Owen. The Cam...

Old Tom from Citadelle Craft French Gin

Citadelle has added Old Tom Gin to its ever-growing portfolio with this strictly limited edition expression which takes inspiration from 18th Century England where t...

Glen Grant 18 Year Old Gets Top Honours

The Glen Grant 18 Year Old was named Scotch Whisky of the Year in Jim Murray’s recently published Whisky Bible 2017. It is the first Scotch to make Jim’s top thr...

Floating restaurant to visit Glasgow in 2017

Five Glasgow restaurants will serve their menus 100 feet in the air above George Square when unique daredevil dining experience, Glasgow in the Sky, makes its debut in June 2017. The pop-up from Events in the Sky will see restaurants, including award-winning Thai restaurant Chaophraya, transfer their menus to a unique “sky...

Mii-Promo Marketing Tool Launched to Help Licnsees

Card payment solutions company Markadis has launched Mii-Promo, a new cost-effective, transaction-based marketing tool that lets licensees and small business owners ...

Hi-Spirits To Distribute Scapegrace Gin

Hi-Spirits has expanded its gin portfolio with an agreement to distribute New Zealand brand Scapegrace Gin in the UK. Coming from the Rogue Society Distilling Co, Sc...

T in the Park cancelled for 2017, bosses confirm

T in the Park will not go ahead in 2017, festival organisers DF Concerts and founding partner Tennent’s have confirmed. In a statement released today, DF Concerts ...

It’s Plums For Edinburgh Gin

Edinburgh Gin has brought out a new gin liqueur – Plum & Madagascan Vanilla and the company behind it say “is the first of its kind available to the UK d...