Spirits

Michelin Star Restaurant Rolls Out Four Day Working Week

Wed 17th October 2018

Edinburgh’s Michelin star restaurant with rooms 21212 is introducing a four-day working week for its 20 strong team.

Edinburgh Cocktail Week Underway

Mon 15th October 2018

This week - 15th to 21st October - is Edinburgh Cocktail Week. 

Wester Spirit Co. to open Glasgow’s first rum distillery in over 300 years

Mon 8th October 2018

Wester Spirit Co. is set to open a new rum distillery in Glasgow’s Partick in November – the first for the city in over 300 years, say the company. It ha

Gordon & MacPhail see rise in profits

Wed 3rd October 2018

Gordon & MacPhail has announced a 26 per cent rise to £5.1 million in profits in the year to end February.

HENDRICK’S UNVEILS GIN PALACE IN SCOTLAND

Wed 3rd October 2018

Wm Grant & Sons, the company behind Hendrick's Gin has invested £13m in a new distillery for the brand and the creation of The Hendrick's Gin Palace at Girvan in Ay

Currency moves to knock £175m off Diageo sales

Thu 27th September 2018

Diageo, makers of Guinness and Smirnoff, has forecast a much bigger than previously expected hit from foreign exchange movements this year after a period of volatili

Happy 50th Anniversary Connoisseurs Choice

Mon 17th September 2018

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its ‘Connoisseurs Choice’ range, family-owned whisky creator Gordon & MacPhail has enhanced the range with a series of s

REDCASTLE SPIRITS BRING RUM BACK TO ANGUS

Mon 17th September 2018

Redcastle Spirits has announced the pending launch of a Spiced Rum. The Angus-based firm has just created its Scottish & Caribbean Spiced Rum Fusion, and they be

A gin that celebrates Byron

Wed 24th January 2018

Speyside Distillery – which is better known for its single malt Scotch whisky – has launched a new limited edition gin with botanicals found growing in i

Berry Bros & Rudd adds Daftmill to its portfolio

Tue 23rd January 2018

Berry Bros. & Rudd has announced a new global distribution agreement with Daftmill, one of Scotland’s first new wave distilleries. Named after the Daft stream

Stirling to get its first gin distillery

Mon 22nd January 2018

Stirling is to get is own gin following the news that Stirling Gin is creating the first ever gin distillery and visitor centre in Stirling. The plans which have alr

Interesting gems on gin

Fri 3rd March 2017

We share some interesting facts and figures about gin in the Scottish on-trade and highlight best-selling brands and emerging craft gins to look out for.

Arbikie owners honour father with new gin

Tue 17th January 2017

Highland distiller, Arbikie, is launching its second gin later this month called AK’s Gin - named after the father of Arbikie owners Iain, John and David

Dunnet Bay Distillery toasts Burns with special ‘Lassies Toast’ gin

Fri 13th January 2017

Rock Rose gin producer Dunnet Bay Distillery has released special edition gin called Lassies Toast to celebrate Burns Night.

Aberdeenshire couple devise tea-infused gin

Fri 6th January 2017

The Teasmith Gin, a new gin distilled with hand-picked tea, has been launched by Aberdeenshire couple, Nick and Emma Smalley.