Bacardi’s search to find extraordinary people

Bacardí has been on a global search to find extraordinary people who fearlessly embrace life and boldly pursue their passions. The Bacardí Untameable film series has already brought to life the stories of various diverse people, and now it has come to focus on incredible stories from those who practice their craft from behind the […]


Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver Launches In UK Market

Jose Cuervo, the oldest and biggest selling tequila brand in the world, has announced the launch of Tradicional Silver, a 100% agave Blanco tequila, in the UK market. Despite having only been previously available in Mexico and the US, Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver is already a favourite with bartenders around the world. Jose Cuervo Tradicional […]

Jim Beam Maple hi-res

Maxxium UK launches limited edition Jim Beam Maple

Maxxium UK has launched the first ever maple-infused bourbon in the UK. Jim Beam Maple, a limited edition, aims to drive the appeal and accessibility of bourbon, recruiting new consumers to the category. Jim Beam Maple is made with 4yr old Jim Beam bourbon whiskey, slowly infused with maple to produce the perfect balance of […]

Appletiser introduces new variant

Appletiser have introduced a new apple and pomegranate variant to the on-trade. Distributed by Coca-Cola Enterprises, Apple & Pomegranate Appletiser is packaged in a 275ml bottle and is aimed towards adult soft drink consumers. Appletiser Brand Manager Jennifer Hudson told DRAM, “Our original Appletiser has been available in the licensed trade for a number of […]


Alliance Wine has had four of its wines selected in The Wine Merchant Top 50 awards recently. They are: Domaine Wachau Gruner Veltliner Federspiel Terrassen 2013, Domaine Wachau Gruner Veltliner Smaragd, 2013, Casal de Arman Blanco, 2012 and Domaine Bessa Valley Enira, 2008. The awards were chosen blind by a panel of 12 independent wine […]

Quintessential Brands announcement

Quintessential Brands have made an announcement regarding its purchase of Marblehead, which took place as DRAM revealed, in June. Quintessential Brands co-founder, Warren Scott says, “Quintessential Brands’ acquisition assures Marblehead of an exciting future and brings a highly respected brand development agency into our group of companies. Marblehead’s acquisition is part of our strategy to […]

JD Wetherspoon opens new venue

JD Wetherspoon has opened The Crossed Peels in Stirling. The company spent £1.7m developing the venue, which is on the site of a former office block. The pub was officially opened by the Provest of Stirling’s Bailie Councillor Neil Benny. The pub is set on two floors, with two bars, a beer garden to the […]

Edinburgh paradise

A touch of paradise has been brought to Edinburgh’s Lothian Street, with the opening of cabaret bar and diner Paradise Palms. Going with the tagline, ‘Where Elvis would go to die if Elvis wasn’t dead’, the bar promises a selection of well-made drinks and an all-American diner menu. The bar is owned by half-brothers Trystan […]



Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits has announced the release of the latest expression from award-winning Speyside distillery, The Glenrothes. The release, The Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve, is an all-first-fill sherry cask expression. Sherry Cask Reserve is matured predominantly in European oak which delivers a greater array of flavours than the American equivalent and, in particular, […]



Glenmorangie has revealed its finest – and rarest – whisky creation to date, Pride 1978, which has enjoyed the longest extra-maturation period of any single malt produced by the distiller in its 171-year history. Only 700 decanters of the latest limited edition, Pride 1978, are available to purchase. The launch follows on from the success […]

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DRAM (Drinks Retailing and Marketing) is the leading publication for the Scottish on-trade. It is Scotland's only monthly licensed trade magazine and is available as a printed publication as well as online.

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