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Stock up on Stock Prestige brands

Stock Spirits Group is bringing its range of Stock Prestige brands to the Scottish market. The group, offers high end premium brands including its innovative sparkling vodka brand Stock, which also comes in Cranberry and Lemon flavours. The company also produces a premium gin. Stock Prestige brands has already won various intern...

Magners extends Celtic partnership for four further years

Magners Irish Cider has announced a four-year extension of its partnership with Celtic Football Club, which will see it backing the Scottish Champions until the end ...

Douglas Laing launches The Epicurean

Douglas Laing & Co, has launched The Epicurean Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, the Lowland addition to the firm’s Remarkable Regional Malts collection. Fred Laing,...

All Bar One to become four

Next summer will see the arrival of an All Bar One in Aberdeen. This will bring the number of All Bar One’s in Scotland to four – two in Edinburgh and one in Gla...

Caledonian Brewery extends Edinburgh Festival sponsorship

The Caledonian Brewery has extended its sponsorship with The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society for another three years. The brewery sponsors the venue boards that ap...

3 BenRiach brands bought by Bacard Brown-Forman in £285m deal

BenRiach, GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh distilleries have been sold to Bacardi Brown-Foreman in a deal worth £285 million. The brand distilleries are being sold as well as a bottling plant in Newbridge and the company’s HQ in Edinburgh, and will see Jack Daniels’ owner Brown-Foreman make a return to the single malt ...

SBPA welcomes Disaronno on board

The Scottish Bar and Pub Awards has a new sponsor on board in the shape of Disaronno, the famous Italian liqueur distributed in the UK by Wm Grant &Sons. Disaron...

Punch to invest £3m in Scotland as interim results show growth and profit up

Punch Taverns has announced plans to invest over £3m in its Scottish estate over the next 12 months. The news comes as the company revealed that its interim results...

May deadline approaches for Caledonia Best Golf Challenge

May 1st is the deadline to qualify for the The Caledonia Best Golf Challenge hosted by  golfing icon and Ryder Cup legend Sam Torrance. The tournament, which is o...

Whisky Group Edrington to set up new Glasgow HQ

Edrington, the private company behind some of Scotland’s leading whisky brands  The Macallan, The Famous Grouse, Cutty Sark and Highland Park, has revealed ...

Second restaurant for the Woods

Craig and Vikki Wood are opening a second restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town called The Wee Restaurant Edinburgh. The couple, who have been running The Wee Restaurant in North Queensferry for the past 10 years, are now bringing their concept to town. As DRAM went to press the 40-cover restaurant at 61 […]...

Poco Havana makes an entrance

Ross Beattie and Ryan Dexter have opened their first venue Poco Havana Bar and Cantina on Glasgow’s West Regent Street. The new Latin American bar and restaurant, ...

The beer kitchen opens in Dundee

Scottish independent brewer Innis and Gunn has opened its second bar/restaurant The Beer Kitchen in Dundee’s Tay Street. Designed by architects Morgan McDonnel...

INTELLIGENT POINT OF SALE LAUNCHES NEW BRAND

Edinburgh-based disruptive software company Intelligent Point of Sale has taken its first major steps on a global expansion strategy. Following a £550,000 investmen...

£11.5m price tag for Speratus Group

Garreth Wood has put six of his Scottish pub venues in his Speratus Group up for sale. On the market are 99 Hanover Street, Auld Hundred and the Golf Tavern in Edinb...

Beer facts !

An interesting year for beer   2016 is going to be very exciting year for beer! Lager drinkers are increasingly interested in Ale and there’s been a wonderful influx of new session ales and hoppy lagers in response to this. Session ales, particularly light IPAs, are the perfect alternative to lager for someone looking to [&he...

Tennent’s launch new glass

Tennent’s Lager has a new modern pint glass which 20mm taller than its predecessor, and boasts a nucleated glass base, and  the iconic red T logo is outlined in g...

Cornhill Castle bought by Manorview

Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group revealed it had bought Cornhill House, in Biggar last month, and immediately renamed it Cornhill Castle.  The hotel, was purcha...

A first for Scotland

Aberdeen, and indeed Scotland, now has a chocolate themed bistro style restaurant which was launched last month by Aberdeen chocolatier Jamie Hutcheon. The new Aberd...

Caley’s First Dawn’s: a perfect pint for Spring

Caledonian Brewery has unveiled First Dawn, its latest addition to its seasonal guest ale range. The new golden pale ale, which is available to order throughout Spri...