July 26th, 2011

The venue is usually exclusively for the legal fraternity although it is hired out for private events. Donald Findlay QC told Scotland on Sunday,  “I’m utterly appalled and scandalised at the suggestion. This is the slippery slope we’re on now. The next thing they will be doing is carry-out pizzas and selling hamburgers.”

Marriot to acquire Starwood in $12.2bn deal

Thu 19th November 2015

Marriott International has agreed to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide for $12.2 billion, which will result in the creation of... Read more.

Alan Hay to join Wallaces TCB

Wed 18th November 2015

Alan Hay is to take up the position of On-trade Sales Director at Wallaces TCB at the beginning of 2016. Alan will fill the position left va... Read more.

Broughton Ales gets new owners

Wed 18th November 2015

Broughton Ales, situated in the Scottish Borders, has been bought by drinks professionals David McGowan, Steve McCarney and John Hunt. The t... Read more.

G&M roll out ‘The Wood Makes the Whisky’

Mon 16th November 2015

Elgin-based Gordon & MacPhail has selected a special series of whiskies to showcase the company’s ‘The Wood Makes the Whisky’ cam... Read more.

Cosh leaves Wallaces TCB

Mon 16th November 2015

Chris Cosh, Procurement Director of Wallaces TCB, has decided to leave the business to pursue other interests.  His departure follows that ... Read more.

Magners launch employability programme with Celtic FC Foundation and Tennent’s Training Academy

Sun 15th November 2015

Magners, Celtic main sponsor, has teamed up with Celtic FC Foundation and Tennent’s Training Academy to deliver a new employability progra... Read more.

Range of flavoured gin for Gordon Castle

Sat 14th November 2015

Gordon Castle has released a new range of small batch gin liqueurs, infused with its own fruit from the historic Gordon Castle Walled Garden... Read more.

New Diageo winter campaign aims to shake up spirit sales

Sat 14th November 2015

Diageo has launched its latest winter multibrand campaign to inspire and advise the on-trade how to create innovative spirit serves and cons... Read more.

William Grant take on Russian Standard

Fri 13th November 2015

William Grant & Sons UK has announced that Roust International’s Russian Standard Vodka will be joining its spirits portfolio on 1st J... Read more.

America’s Whisky Advocate gives Ardbeg the seal of approval

Fri 13th November 2015

America’s Whisky Advocate has given Ardbeg the seal of approval. The brand dominated the best of the single malt Scotch category. Ardbeg T... Read more.

The Steadings re-opens with a new look

Fri 13th November 2015

The Steadings in Kirkcaldy has just re-opened after a substantial investment. Now the bar and restaurant can offer an improved food offering... Read more.

Design Focus: Apex Hotel Glasgow

Thu 12th November 2015

When Apex Hotels bought Marks Hotel in Glasgow’s Bath Street late last year it revealed plans for a total refurbishment of its public area... Read more.

The La Bonne Auberge brasserie awarded AA Rosette

Thu 12th November 2015

The La Bonne Auberge brasserie at the Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland has been awarded an AA Rosette for the 17th year in a row. The restau... Read more.

Pop Ups: Temporary in nature but they are definitely here to stay

Wed 11th November 2015

The pop-up idea originated across the pond in Los Angeles, where retailers initially started selling limited edition items from temporary st... Read more.

The Gentleman’s Wager II: Johnnie Walker Blue Label releases short film trailer

Wed 11th November 2015

Johnnie Walker Blue Label, has released the trailer for The Gentleman’s Wager II: a short film starring Oscar-nominated actors Jude Law an... Read more.

Whisky as you’ve never seen it before

Tue 10th November 2015

An ambitious project by the makers of Glenfiddich has brought together experts in the science of Cymatics – the study of visible sound... Read more.

Helluva Tour: Foster’s’ upcoming television series

Tue 10th November 2015

Foster’s’ upcoming television series Helluva Tour, a brand new series from Channel 4 to be documented and shown on digital platform All ... Read more.

Guinness launches Hop House 13 lager in GB

Tue 10th November 2015

Guinness, has launched Hop House 13 lager here, following a successful launch in Ireland. Hop House 13, the 4th brew from the The Brewers Pr... Read more.

Hi-Spirits launch No. 209 Barrel Reserve Gin

Mon 9th November 2015

Hi-Spirits have launched three limited-edition Barrel Reserve gins in the UK, from San Francisco’s Distillery No. 209. Barrel Reserve gin ... Read more.

An ale to treasure from Caledonian

Mon 9th November 2015

Edinburgh’s Caledonian Brewery revealed its newest addition to its monthly guest beer list recently. The limited-edition Ruby ale Dark Cry... Read more.