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Douglas Laing see Profits Increase

Mon 5th June 2017

Family owned Scotch Whisky specialist Douglas Laing has revealed that profits increased 17% to £1.6m in 2016. Double digit growth three years on the trot has fuelle

Profits fall for Tennent’s Owner C&C

Sun 4th June 2017

Tennent’s owners C&C Group, in their results to the 28th February 2017, have revealed that net revenues decreased 6.9% to €559.5m, mainly due to declines in

McEwan’s owners Charles Wells sells brewing and brands business to Marston’s in £55m deal

Thu 18th May 2017

McEwan’s owner Charles Wells Ltd  has agreed to sell its brewer and brand sales interests to Marston’s PLC for £55 million. The company will hang onto its

Dundee Boozy Cow Opens up in Former Laings Bar

Fri 12th May 2017

The Speratus Group opened its fourth Boozy Cow restaurant in the former Laings Bar in Dundee recently. The news came as the group confirmed its profits of £210K for

Uplawmoor Hotel Charges up its service

Thu 11th May 2017

Uplawmoor Hotel owners, Stuart and Emma Peacock, are still investing in their hotel, despite putting the hotel on the market Says Stuart, “Following a very success

DRAM Round Up May 2017

Tue 9th May 2017

Boclair Celebrates its First Birthday Boclair House Hotel in Bearsden, Glasgow celebrated its first birthday and raised over £4,000 for charity recently. The venue

What does the anti-alcohol lobby really want?

Thu 4th May 2017

What is it that the anti-alcohol lobby really want from the Governments in Edinburgh and Westminster? It’s impossible to really say as they duck and dive all over

Paesano Unveils its New West End Restaurant

Thu 4th May 2017

Paesano has unveiled its much awaited West End outlet on the site of the old TSB Bank on Great Western Road, and created an Art Deco inspired 100 cover restaurant. T

SCOTTS SET TO OPEN IN SOUTH QUEENSFERRY AS BUZZWORKS EXPANDS EAST

Wed 3rd May 2017

Buzzworks Holdings is set to open its flagship restaurant Scotts at Port Edgar Marina, South Queensferry, at the end of this year. It’s the group’s first

May News Briefs – 2017

Tue 2nd May 2017

Clachan Grill for Ballater Aberdeen restaurant and bar group CranberryCo has added the Clachan Grill in Ballater to its portfolio and in doing so has created eight n

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

Fri 14th April 2017

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

Fri 14th April 2017

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

Scottish Bar and Pub Awards 2017 – THE PUB SPY AWARD

Thu 13th April 2017

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

Thu 13th April 2017

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 licens

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

Wed 12th April 2017

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