Opening date set for Aberdeen Crowne Plaza

Thu 16th July 2015

Crowne Plaza is to open its third Scottish hotel in Aberdeen which will create 70 jobs in the area. Dominivs Hospitality has announced that the new hotel, si... Read More

Edinburgh Gin announces biggest sponsorship deal to date

Tue 14th July 2015

Edinburgh Gin has announced its biggest sponsorship deal to date with a pop-up bar in St Andrews Square Garden in Edinburgh this summer called ‘Stand i... Read More

Magners announce sponsorship of ITV’s new BBQ show

Mon 13th July 2015

Magners Irish Cider has announced a sponsorship with ITV’s brand new show, BBQ Champ. The five part show will put BBQ maestros to the test and is to be... Read More

DRAM’s Top 6 | 13th July

Mon 13th July 2015

DRAM’s Top 6 stories from the industry over the last few days. An Aviemore shed with a gin distilery inside has won Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces Sh... Read More

Special Recognition Award for Glenmorangie Master Distiller

Fri 10th July 2015

Dr Bill Lumsden (right) named ISC Master Distiller Of the Year 2015 The International Spirits Challenge (ISC) has awarded Dr Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie’... Read More

Drake and Morgan plans Edinburgh restaurant

Thu 9th July 2015

Restaurant chain Drake and Morgan has unveiled plans to open a restaurant in Edinburgh. This will be the companies first UK venture outside of London. Drake ... Read More

Mixed response to Budget from trade organisations

Thu 9th July 2015

The Chancellor’s Summer Budget has received mixed reviews from bodies in the licensed trade. While the British Beer and Pub Association welcomed the t... Read More

Butterfly Brands move to Mangrove

Wed 8th July 2015

Butterfly Brands has announced that their UK distribution has moved from Marblehead Brand Development to Mangrove Brands as of 1st July. The owners of Skippe... Read More

JD Wetherspoons plans for Glasgow Hotel

Wed 8th July 2015

JD Wetherspoons has revealed plans to build a hotel in the vacant land beside its Crystal Palace pub in Glasgow. The proposed 73 bedroom hotel is set to cost... Read More

BenRiach Distillery announces record profits

Tue 7th July 2015

The BenRiach Distillery Company has announced a £25m investment into the company following reports of a record year with pre-tax profits rising 24% to £11.... Read More

Matthew Clark increases premium wines portfolio

Tue 7th July 2015

The number of consumers enjoying premium wines has increased, according to research from Matthew Clark. The latest research from the wine and spirits wholesa... Read More

Golf Legend Sam Torrance teams up with Caledonia Best

Tue 7th July 2015

Are your customers golf mad? Would they like the chance to relive Scottish golf legend Sam Torrance’s best moments? Caledonia Best is giving them the c... Read More

Symonds Founder’s Cider Reserve Cider

Mon 6th July 2015

Heineken has released its first national marketing campaign for Symonds Founder’s Reserve Cider as part of a £2m push to show consumers why it is ‘more ... Read More

Badabing Edinburgh

Mon 6th July 2015

Al Capone and Tony Soprano are regulars in this new Edinburgh bar, Badabing… but only on the walls. Badabing is a sister bar to The Ratpack Piano Bar a... Read More

DRAM’s Top 6 – 6th July

Mon 6th July 2015

DRAM’s Top 6 stories from the drinks industry over the last few days. Bruichladdich Distillery has been given the go ahead to build six maturation houses o... Read More

Boozy Cow Profits to Charity

Sun 5th July 2015

Entrepreneur Garreth Wood has announced that all of the profits from his Boozy Cow burger bars in Edinburgh and Aberdeen will be committed to local charities... Read More

Molson Coors seal the deal for Staropramen distribution

Sun 5th July 2015

Carlsberg and Molson Coors have reached a deal for the transfer of the exclusive distribution rights of Staropramen. From 28th December 2015, Molson Coors wi... Read More

NB Vodka

Sat 4th July 2015

The team behind NB Gin have released what they claim to be the worlds first London dry citrus vodka. Husband and wife team, Steve and Vivienne Muir, say that... Read More

Molson Coors UK buys ‘Rekorderlig UK’

Fri 3rd July 2015

Molson Coors UK has gained the exclusive rights to distribute, sell and market the full Rekorderlig portfolio across the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands ... Read More

Award winning Arbikie Vodka

Fri 3rd July 2015

Arbikie, has beaten a number of world renowned brands, including Grey Goose, to win ‘Best Vodka’ at the Spirits Cocktail competition in Paris. Arbikie vo... Read More