Time running out to enter Benromach Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Photography Competition

Thu 20th November 2014

The shutter is about to come down on entries for the Benromach Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Photography Competition 2015. Photographers have until Novembe... Read more.

The Drinks Cabinet launches in the UK

Tue 18th November 2014

Drinks industry professional Andy Gemmell and partner Lauren Stewart, have just launched a new arm of the award winning Australian drinks consultancy, The Drink... Read more.

Steady progress for Punch

Mon 17th November 2014

Punch have reported steady progress in its preliminary results for the 53 weeks to 23 August 2014. Its core pub estate, some 2925 pubs, showed like-for-like net... Read more.

New Scottish vodka by Arbikie

Mon 17th November 2014

A super-premium Scottish potato vodka has been launched by Arbikie, Scotland’s newest farm-to-bottle distillery.  Arbikie Vodka is the initial spirit to be p... Read more.

Ollies brightens
 up Southside

Fri 7th November 2014

Alan Tomkin’s new Glasgow Southside venture, Ollie’s, has a feel of a coastal style kitchen you could imagine a Hollywood couple renting in The Hamptons. As... Read more.

TriBeCa opens 
in Woodlands

Fri 7th November 2014

The bar and restaurant formerly known as The Richmond, in Glasgow’s Park Road in Woodlands, is now a a TriBeCa Bar and Grill. The restaurant which was fully r... Read more.

Bubbles for Aberdeen

Fri 7th November 2014

Society in Aberdeen is now a new Champagne bar called Eclectic Fizz.  Owned by Effervescent Venues, whose boss is Russell Davidson, the new bar now offers 4... Read more.

Crowd funding for Chop Chop

Fri 7th November 2014

Chinese restaurant chain Chop Chop, which achieved instant fame on Gordon Ramsay’s F-Word, is using crowd funding to open its latest venture in Glasgow. Owner... Read more.

Gamba celebrates 15 years

Fri 7th November 2014

Award winning seafood restaurant, Gamba celebrated its 15 year anniversary this month with a charity dinner for The Fishermen’s Mission. The charity evening m... Read more.

Bar News

TriBeCa opens 
in Woodlands

Fri 7th November 2014

The bar and restaurant formerly known as The Richmond, in Glasgow’s Park Road in Woodlands, is now a a TriBeCa Bar and Grill. The restaurant which was fully refurbished by Rahul and Bubbles Randev just over a year ago, has been taken over by Amanda James. She bought the TriBeCa Cafe in Glasgow’s Dumbarton Road… Read More.

Bubbles for Aberdeen

Fri 7th November 2014

Society in Aberdeen is now a new Champagne bar called Eclectic Fizz.  Owned by Effervescent Venues, whose boss is Russell Davidson, the new bar now offers 40 champagnes. The owners say it is the first dedicated champagne bar for Aberdeen.

New Yorkesque venue for Phil McDonald

Thu 6th November 2014

Salisbury opened a couple of months ago on Glasgow’s Southside and is already proving a success for owner Phil McDonald who also owns Finnieston’s Neighbourhood bar. The new bar and restaurant, on the site of the former Cookie’s, has been totally revamped and the kitchen has been moved into the basement. A hoist has been… Read More.



Brand News

The Drinks Cabinet launches in the UK

Tue 18th November 2014

Drinks industry professional Andy Gemmell and partner Lauren Stewart, have just launched a new arm of the award winning Australian drinks consultancy, The Drinks Cabinet, in the UK. The Drink Cabinet was launched in Australia in 2011 by Jason Crawley and has established itself as one of the most innovative and industry leading drinks consultancies… Read More.

New Scottish vodka by Arbikie

Mon 17th November 2014

A super-premium Scottish potato vodka has been launched by Arbikie, Scotland’s newest farm-to-bottle distillery.  Arbikie Vodka is the initial spirit to be produced at the new distillery, with whisky and gin to follow early in 2015.  It is the first distillery in Scotland to produce both white and brown spirits that will grow all its… Read More.

Dramatic landscape inspires Arran

Thu 6th November 2014

The core packaging of the range of Arran Malts from the Isle of Arran Distillers has been given a makeover inspired by its location. The four key expressions of the Arran Malt have utilised the colours from the island’s dramatic landscape to illustrate each of the new bottles. Isle of Arran Distillery managing director, Euan… Read More.