BUZZWORKS LAUNCH BONUS BONANZA FOR CHARITIES

Buzzworks Holdings, one of Scotland’s leading hospitality groups, has launched a pioneering new initiative to provide a boost to local charities in its area. They have rolled out a quarterly pro-social bonus scheme which will see its top four performing venues taking a share of £1000 to gift to a registered charity of their ...

New App brings history of Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery to life

Visitors to Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery in Perthshire can now utilise a specially created app to bring the historic archives of the distiller to life. The creati...

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards 2017 – RENOVATION OF THE YEAR

RENOVATION OF THE YEAR There has been a host of excellent refurbishments over the past few years and this year for the first time the Scottish Bar & Pub Awards h...

Design Focus: Smokin’ Fox

The location of the Smokin' Fox near Glasgow’s Central Station – now seemingly known as Glasgow’s financial district - is Signature Pubs’ latest opening in t...

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards 2017 – THE PUB SPY AWARD

THE PUB  SPY AWARD Pub Spy returned to the Sunday Mail in November last year after a hiatus of some 40 years and now, for the first time, all the positively reviewe...

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards – WEE DRAM WHISKY BAR OF THE YEAR

WEE DRAM WHISKY BAR OF THE YEAR Whisky is Scotland’s national drink and we know that there are some great whisky bars out there. The Wee DRAM is looking for licensees who go to extraordinary lengths to promote Scotch whisky within their own establishment. An excellent range of whisky on the back bar is a […]...

Design Focus: MacSorley’s

A £250K makeover has given Glasgow pub MacSorley’s a new, modern look but the original layout, bar and many original features remain....

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards 2017 – MOLSON COORS CRAFT BEER OF THE YEAR

MOLSON COORS CRAFT BEER OF THE YEAR. The judges of this category will be looking for a bar that has an excellent range of quality beer and Craft beers. The bar has t...

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards – COUNTRY PUB OF THE YEAR

COUNTRY PUB OF THE YEAR It’s never been more difficult to attract people to your pubs and it is even more difficult when customers have to drive to get there. That...

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards – DRAM DOG FRIENDLY PUB OF THE YEAR

DRAM DOG-FRIENDLY PUB OF THE YEAR The Scottish Bar & Pub Awards are hunting for a pub that provides a welcome for pet dogs. Do you know a pub or bar that allow c...

Boost for Loch Lomond Distillery

Loch Lomond distillery is raising awareness of its brands following the appointment of a public relations consultancy the Big Partnership. The company, which changed ownership in 2014, is the custodian of Inchmurrin, Loch Lomond 12, Loch Lomond 18 and Glen Scotia amongst other brands. It recently picked up the Best Newcomer trop...

Glenmorangie Pride 1974 Revealed

The most prestigious Highland single malt ever created by Glenmorangie has been revealed. Glenmorangie Pride 1974 is the Distillery’s oldest and rarest whisky. The...

SCOTTISH BAR AND PUB AWARDS – GORDON AND MACPHAIL AWARD FOR SUCCESS

GORDON AND MACPHAIL AWARD FOR SUCCESS Success stories deserve to be recognised and celebrated. Do you know a licensee/proprietor that has grown their business over t...

SCOTTISH BAR AND PUB AWARDS – NEW BAR OF THE YEAR

NEW BAR OF THE YEAR New bars, restaurants, and hotels have been opening at a great rate of knots over the last 12 months and this Year there is an Award for Best New...

Scottish bar and Pub Awards – KOPPARBERG INDEPENDENT BAR OF THE YEAR

Kopparberg is on the lookout for Scotland’s top independent bar. The Kopparberg team is looking for a bar that has proved to be a success with customers – it doe...

Distill Partners Stock Spirits

Distell has announced a new distribution partnership in the UK with Stock Spirits, which will take effect from 1 June 2017. Distell already has successful arrangements with Stock Spirits in two other important European markets – Slovakia and Italy. It will result in a number of new brand arrivals to the Distell UK portfoli...

Design Focus: The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn Inn which has graced the village of Eaglesham since 1832, is now being run by Lauren Mooney and helping her on a consultancy basis is Marco Sarao, who h...

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards 2017 – INVERARITY MORTON WINE BY THE GLASS AWARD

Do you have a great range of wine by the glass or do you know a bar, pub or restaurant that does? If so it could be eligible for this Award. A choice of wine range a...

Hot Stuff from Hop Stuff Brewery

London Brewery Hop Stuff has launched a new line of canned craft beers. Inspired by the view from the Royal Arsenal, the home of Hop Stuff, the new cans feature illu...

Sue Says: April 2017

It seems like I am now famous for championing dogs – in pubs, hotels – you name it – if you could just see the volume of press releases that I now get....