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.”

Glenturret looks to the past for inspiration for its latest edition

Sat 21st May 2016

A black and white photograph from 1905 has provided inspiration for Glenturret’s latest limited edition whisky, which is available for... Read more.


Thu 19th May 2016

Heineken-owned Birra Moretti has signed a deal which will see the brand sponsor  Summer Nights at the Bandstand at Kelvingrove, Glasgow, fo... Read more.

Tomatin Toasts World Whisky Day with the Caley Sleeper

Wed 11th May 2016

The Caledonian Sleeper is holding two on board Tomatin single malt tastings in celebration of World Whisky Day (21 May). The tastings are pa... Read more.

Cairn O’Mohr reaches final of BBC Food & Farming Awards

Tue 10th May 2016

Perthshire-based berry wine producer Cairn O’Mohr made it to the final of the BBC’s annual Food & Farming Awards. The company, whic... Read more.

NB Gin to appear in commemorative album for The Queen’s birthday

Tue 10th May 2016

NB Gin, the spirit produced in North Berwick, has been chosen to feature in the only official commemorative album, which will be presented a... Read more.

Tennent’s signs supplier deal with new festival Oban Live

Tue 10th May 2016

Tennent’s will be supplying beer and cider to Oban Live, the new open air music festival that’s taking place this coming weekend... Read more.

Tomatin Distillery launches new packaging and marketing drive

Tue 10th May 2016

Tomatin Distillery has invested over £100,000 in its single malt brand and is launching a new marketing campaign focusing on the the unique... Read more.

Captain Morgan invests £4.6m in TV campaign

Tue 10th May 2016

Captain Morgan is taking its iconic ‘Captain’ back on TV with a new £4.6 million marketing campaign that will also make use of ... Read more.

Diageo launches Ciroc Pink Grapefruit

Mon 9th May 2016

Diageo has launched a grapefruit version of Ciroc, exclusive to the UK. Created by Cîroc Master Distiller Jean-Sébastien Robiquet, Cîroc ... Read more.

Signature Pubs buys Thistle Pub Co

Mon 9th May 2016

The Signature Pub Group has made its first acquisition in the west of Scotland with its purchase of the Thistle Pub Company. Its new pubs ar... Read more.

Conviviality bolsters board with two appointments

Mon 9th May 2016

Conviviality Plc has appointed Jennifer Laing and Mark Aylwin to its board. Jennifer joins as a non-executive director, and Mark joins as ma... Read more.

Conviviality acquires Bibendum

Mon 9th May 2016

Conviviality has bought wine distributor and wholesaler Bibendum in a deal thought to be worth £60m. The acquisition means that Convivialit... Read more.

Trading places

Mon 9th May 2016

You’ve been talking for a while about change, be it selling up or buying somewhere new, what are the options, and what are people looking ... Read more.


Mon 9th May 2016

The Cuban trend of rum continues unabated in Glasgow with the launch of Da Rum Ba, two doors up from Howlin Wolf in Glasgow’s Bath Street.... Read more.

Cider update

Sat 7th May 2016

The UK cider industry represents over £3 billion in annual sales and supports over 10,000 jobs both directly and indirectly. In 2015 the on... Read more.

Brewdog raises £19m in latest crowdfunding bid

Fri 6th May 2016

BrewDog has closed the fourth round of its crowdfunding raising £19m, which although a substantial sum is £6m shy of its original goal. Th... Read more.

Sue Says

Fri 6th May 2016

I have just been on holiday for a couple of weeks… however my visit to Florida was more like a busman’s holiday! My mum and step... Read more.

New Pimm’s Cider Cup flavours

Fri 6th May 2016

Pimm’s Cider Cup, from Diageo, is now available in Summer Fruits, Mango & Passionfruit and  Plum & Red Apple flavours. The new fl... Read more.

Bank rolling big ideas

Fri 6th May 2016

The time has come to spruce up your pub for the unforgiving sunshine (hopefully!) of summer, but that’s all going to cost. Mairi Clark loo... Read more.

Belhaven launches new food service for tenants

Fri 6th May 2016

Belhaven Pubs, and parent company Greene King Pub Partners, have come up with a new initiative to help tenants drive food sales in their pub... Read more.