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Inverarity Morton Appoints Former TCB Chief To Board

It has been announced that former Tennent Caledonian Breweries’ (TCB) CEO Brian Calder has joined Inverarity Morton as a Non-Executive Director. According to Inverarity Morton’s Managing Director, Stephen Russell, it was Calder’s background in drinks wholesaling and incisive business acumen that made him the to...

Caledonian Brewery is Brewing Up Good for the Local Community

Today is the day that Caledonian Brewery’s unique collaboration with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, is to kick off and is set to transform community ce...

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards 2016 Winners

Congratulations to all this year’s winners! Lifetime Achievement Award – Jonathan Stewart and Jeff Stewart   A Wee Dram Whisky Bar of the Year R...

Second Year of Employability Programme with Magners, Celtic and Tennents

For the second year in a row Celtic Sponsor, Magners, are teaming up with Celtic FC and the Tennent’s Training Academy to deliver an employability programme at...

New General Manager of Cameron House Appointed

Luxury five-star resort on the banks of Loch Lomond, Cameron House Hotel, has announced the appointment of Franz Mathis as general manager. Mathis joins the team fro...

Design Focus: Jarvies inn

Picture The Hamptons, New England: the prime summer destination for affluent city dwellers in upstate New York, that is synonymous with old money and celebrities. Now picture Yoker: lying on the northern bank of the Glasgow Clyde; historically a hub of industry from the shipyards; and summed up by comedian Limmy in his infamous ...

Carlsberg UK Creates Premium Brand and Sales Division ‘House of Beers’

Carlsberg UK is creating a premium brand and sales division called the House of Beers, as part of its ongoing transformation to focus on brewing and selling a portfo...

Immersive & Gunn: Innis & Gunn’s Virtual Reality Experience

Innis & Gunn has unveiled its most innovative product yet – Immersive & Gunn – two Virtual Reality (VR) experiences that will change the way drinkers tas...

Troon’s Grilla and Glasgow’s Cozi Bistro up for sale

Two prime Scottish bar and restaurant properties – Grilla bar & restaurant in Troon and Glasgow West End’s Cozi Bistro – have come on to the market wit...

HEINEKEN launches Cidrerie Stassen into the On-Trade

Heineken has announced it has launched its award-winning super-premium cider brand, Cidrerie Stassen, into the UK on-trade after a successful trial in the off-trade....

Kingsbarns Distillery Visitor Centre Welcomes Exclusive Whiskies

Kingsbarns Distillery has announced two new exclusive cask bottlings from Wemyss Malts – “East Neuk Dunes” and “Lime Tea Infusion” – which are now available in its Visitor Centre and online shop. The Kingsbarns Distillery visitor centre opened in 2014 and distilling officially started in 2015. This means ...

DRAM Mixxit Bar Apprentice of the Year 2016: Day Six

Katharine Gemmell will be following our DRAM Mixxit Bar Apprentices of the Year 2016 each week as a quasi-contestant to experience the competition and let us know ...

Further Fall in Nightclubs Turnover

According to Ortus Secured Finance, turnover of the UK’s top 100 nightclubs has fallen by 9% in a year due to a lack of access to funding and increased competi...

Connoisseurs Choice Wins Gold Medal

Gordon & MacPhail won big at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition, scooping a gold medal for their Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice...

Whisky Distillery Visits Hit Record 1.6m Last Year

The latest research from the Scotch Whisky Association has found that Scotland’s whisky distilleries hosted more visits than ever before in 2015 with a record 1.6 ...

DRAM Mixxit Bar Apprentice of the Year 2016: Day Five

Katharine Gemmell will be following our DRAM Mixxit Bar Apprentices of the Year 2016 each week as a quasi-contestant to experience the competition and let us know what they have been up to. The last week of our Mixxit Bar Apprentice of the Year has dawned, and with it comes a hint of sadness. Having spent three […]...

From boarding school runaway to hotel superstar! The amazing success story of Ken McCulloch

Ken McCulloch is one of the few remaining ‘bon viveurs’ in the hospitality industry. Susan Young caught up with him at his latest hotel Dakota Lux in Glasgow You...

Dunnet Bay Distillery Launches Summer Edition

Dunnet Bay Distillery, the company behind Rock Rose Gin, have introduced its second seasonal release with ‘The Summer Edition’ that will be available on ...

Haig Club Expands Range With David Beckham

Diageo, alongside David Beckham and Simon Fuller, have today announced the release of the new Single Grain Scotch Whisky variant from Haig Club – Haig Club Clu...

DRAM Mixxit Bar Apprentice of the Year 2016: Day Four

Katharine Gemmell will be following our DRAM Mixxit Bar Apprentices of the Year 2016 each week as a quasi-contestant to experience the competition and let us know ...