Press Releases

TLT licensing team makes double appointment

Fri 3rd March 2017

TLT Solicitors has grown its Licensing team with two new appointments, Caroline Loudon and Michael McDougall, both from Lindsays solicitors.

Best Bar None Scotland finalists announced

Thu 2nd March 2017

Close to 50 venues across Scotland have been shortlisted for the Best Bar None Scotland National Awards, which celebrate the country's safest licensed premises.

Benromach unveils new wood finish

Wed 1st March 2017

Benromach has unveiled the latest expression in its portfolio, Benromach Sassicaia Wood Finish 2009.

New Tennent’s lager fount speaks volumes in on-trade

Fri 24th February 2017

One thousand customisable founts by Tennent’s Lager have been rolled out across the Scottish on-trade, as the Tam O’Shanter Inn, Ayr became the latest venue incr

Tennent’s Training Academy recognised for fostering youth employment

Wed 15th February 2017

The Tennent’s Training Academy has been awarded the Investors in Young People Gold accreditation for its work with youth employment in the hospitality industry.

Greene King craft academy to attract younger drinkers

Mon 13th February 2017

Greene King is hiring apprentices for its new Craft Academy which will teach young people industry-specific skills in brewing, design, marketing and sales.

Scotch whisky trade bodies toast new partnership

Fri 10th February 2017

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) and the Scottish Craft Distillers Association (SCDA) have officially teamed up to support the Scotch Whisky industry and help sma

Millennials spending more on drinking and eating out

Thu 9th February 2017

Spending on the UK leisure sector, including eating and drinking out in bars, cafes and restaurants, was driven by 18 to 34-year-olds in the last quarter of 2016, re

Makeover for McGinty’s in Aberdeen

Thu 9th February 2017

McGinty's Meal An' Ale, known as McGinty's, on Union Street in Aberdeen, has reopened after a new year transformation ahead of its eight year ann

Scotland’s on-trade show support for BEN

Thu 9th February 2017

Generous members of the Scottish licensed trade raised £100,000 for the Benevolent Society (BEN), during its 42nd annual BEN Dinner.

Douglas Laing deals out “Consortium of Cards” range

Wed 8th February 2017

Douglas Laing & Co has unveiled the first edition of its new Old Particular “Consortium of Cards” single cask range, based on a deck of playing cards.

Maven invests in new Inverness hotel

Wed 8th February 2017

Maven Capital Partners has acquired Ballantyne House in Inverness in a multi-million-pound deal which will see the site converted into a 54-room Travelodge.

Greene King relaunches first 100 days training

Wed 8th February 2017

Greene King Pub Partners has relaunched its first 100 days training programme, which has been expanded to maximise support for new pub tenants.

Caledonia Best invites pub-goers to ‘Scrum and Have a Try’

Wed 8th February 2017

Caledonia Best is giving pub-goers the chance to tackle a free pint to celebrate the RBS 6 Nations as part of its latest on-trade activity.

Veteran whisky distiller Jim McEwan joins Ardnahoe

Wed 1st February 2017

Jim McEwan, former Master Distiller at Bruichladdich, has been lured out of retirement to head up production at the new Ardnahoe Distillery on Islay.