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Trump Turnberry to create 100 jobs

Wed 27th February 2019

Trump Turnberry is to create up to 100 jobs as part of the Ayrshire coastal resort’s growth plans for 2019. Recruitment drives will take place on Wednesday, 13 Mar

£10.5m Bunnahabhain Distillery transformation begins

Tue 26th February 2019

A three-year refurbishment programme has begun at Bunnahabhain Distillery on Islay as its owner Distell International invests £10.5m in an extensive upgrade and ref

Kilsyth’s Boathouse open again

Tue 26th February 2019

The Boathouse restaurant in Kilsyth has reopened its doors after being taken on by Ryan Barrie and his wife Aisling Friel four months after its closure. Ryan said th

Decline of drink-led pubs is slowing says Market Growth Monitor

Mon 25th February 2019

Closures of drink-led establishments in the UK is slowing down, says the new edition of the Market Growth Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners. It found that closures o

Balblair distiller toasts 40 years’ service

Mon 25th February 2019

The longest-serving member of the team at Balblair’s Edderton distillery is toasting four decades in the job. Martin Macdonald, distillery operator, start

UK’s First Gin Garden Tours to Launch in Edinburgh

Fri 22nd February 2019

Edinburgh-based distillery, The Old Curiosity, is offering customers the opportunity to see the gin-making process for themselves, with the launch of its Gin Garden

CAMRA crowns two Edinburgh pubs joint first in 2019 Pub of the Year competition

Fri 22nd February 2019

The Edinburgh and South-East Scotland branch of beer and pub campaigning group, Campaign for Real Ale Members (CAMRA) has announced that the Dreadnought on North For

SCOTTISH BEER & PUB ASSOCIATION (SBPA) WELCOMES NEXT STEPS IN DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME PROCESS

Thu 21st February 2019

The Scottish Beer & Pub Association has welcomed the acknowledgement of key issues for the nation’s pubs and brewers in the public analysis from the Scottish G

Bacardi stockpiling alcohol ahead of Brexit

Wed 20th February 2019

Bacardi has revealed it is stockpiling alcohol ahead of Brexit.

UK pub closure rate slows to 14.5 a week, says CAMRA

Tue 19th February 2019

The rate of pub closures in Scotland, England and Wales has slowed to 14.5 a week but the figure ‘still remains too high’, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAM

More than one-third of UK diners admit to restaurant ‘no-shows’ with 16 to 24-year-olds worst culprits

Tue 19th February 2019

No-shows are a thorn in the side for every restaurateur and the latest research from OpenTable has identified the worst offenders. With more than a third (33.7%) of

BrewDog reveals more details of first Development Fund partnership

Tue 19th February 2019

BrewDog has revealed more details of its partnership with Crowns & Hops – the American craft beer brand that will be the first beneficiary of the Scottish brew

New gin to help raise funds for Doddie Weir’s MND charity

Mon 18th February 2019

English spirits ­producer 45 West Distillers, which produces Burleighs Gin, is working with ­Scottish rugby ­legend Doddie Weir’s charity to ­create a new gin

All four Majors live on Sky Sports in a spectacular 2019 beginning with the Masters Tournament in April

Mon 18th February 2019

The drama and emotion of all four Majors will come to life for Sky Sports customers this year as the biggest names in golf hunt down the most treasured prizes in the

William Grant & Sons announce new Chief People Officer

Thu 14th February 2019

William Grant & Sons has appointed Kerry Christie as its Chief People Officer effective June 2019. Kerry will be based in Scotland and will join the Company’s