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.”

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... 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 Vivien... 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... 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 ... Read more.

Seasonal Heverlee Witte

Fri 3rd July 2015

Heverlee Witte is a new limited edition 4.8% abv Belgian white beer from Heverlee for the summer months. Brewer Joris Brams has created Heve... Read more.

Wolf & Water – Edinburgh

Fri 3rd July 2015

Wolf & Water is the newest drinking den to grace The Shore in Edinburgh. Owner Kenny Waugh is following in the footsteps of his father K... Read more.

Wm Grants sponsor Rugby World Cup

Thu 2nd July 2015

William Grant & Sons has announced it is the Official Spirits & Champagne Tournament Provider of Rugby World Cup 2015. This means W... Read more.


Thu 2nd July 2015

Greene King has reported record revenue and strong returns in its preliminary results for the 52 weeks to 3rd May. The figures revealed that... Read more.

Hi-Spirits confirm deal to distribute Lazzaroni Amaretto

Thu 2nd July 2015

Hi-Spirits has agreed a new partnership with the family owners of Lazzaroni Amaretto to distribute the  Italian Amaretto in the UK to the o... Read more.

Hollywood star is the face of Jim Beam

Wed 1st July 2015

Actress Mila Kunis is fronting the new Jim Beam advert on screens this summer. She was orginally named as the new Jim Beam ambassador just b... Read more.

WEST on the Corner

Wed 1st July 2015

Just over a year ago Petra Wetzel the dynamic German behind West Brewery was driving along with son Noah, 8, when he piped up “Mum we shou... Read more.

Diageo confirm sale of Gleneagles Hotel

Wed 1st July 2015

Diageo has confirmed the sale of the Gleneagles Hotel to Ennismore Capital, the company behind The Hoxton boutique hotel brand, and also the... Read more.

Harveys Sherry Remix Competition

Tue 30th June 2015

Maxxium UK are on the hunt for bartenders to shake up their best sherry cocktail in the Harveys Sherry Remix competition. Bartenders are cha... Read more.

Boutique Hotel 24 Royal Terrace re-opens following refurbishment

Tue 30th June 2015

Boutique hotel 24 Royal Terrace in Edinburgh, has re-opened following a change in ownership and £1m refurbishment. The hotel, which was pre... Read more.

Diageo set to confirm sale of Gleneagles

Mon 29th June 2015

Diageo, it is understood, has sold the Gleneagles Hotel to Ennismore Capital, the company behind The Hoxton boutique hotel brand, and also t... Read more.

Fee could hit £1,000 for Glasgow city centre premises with outdoor areas

Mon 29th June 2015

Glasgow licensees are set to be hit with an additional bill of £401 for having the privilege of having outside tables and chairs. The new c... Read more.

DRAM’s Top 6 – 29th June

Mon 29th June 2015

DRAM’s Top 6 stories from the drinks industry over the last few days. Diageo is close to selling Gleneagles Hotel and Golf Resort to E... Read more.

Prince Charles visits The Ardbeg Distillery

Fri 26th June 2015

The Ardbeg Distillery has had a special visitor in the form of Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, who visited the Islay distillery as part of... Read more.

Queen release Bohemian Rhapsody Lager for 40th anniversary

Fri 26th June 2015

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? The news that music legends Queen are to release their own beer in celebration of their 40th an... Read more.

Green light for Greene King’s spirit deal

Tue 23rd June 2015

Greene King has successfully completed its acquisition of the Spirit Pub Company. The £774m deal has been approved as the Competitions Mark... Read more.