Tennent’s support move to free up pubs from tie

Thu 27th November 2014

The news that MP’s at the House of Commons have backed the amendment to the Small Business Bill, which aims to secure market value rents and cheaper beer ... Read more.

Peroni drives growth for Miller Brands

Wed 26th November 2014

Miller Brands UK (MBUK) first half results show that the companies volumes grew 5% across the UK. The company say this is the result of  “increased rate... Read more.

Crieff Hydro’s investments pay off

Wed 26th November 2014

Crieff Hydro Ltd, Scotland’s oldest registered trading company has today released its 146th annual set of accounts for the year ended 28 February 2014, report... Read more.

PUNCH TAVERNS PREPARE LICENSEES FOR NEW FOOD LAW

Tue 25th November 2014

Punch Taverns has revealed it is offering support to its licensees who are all set to be affected by the introduction of new food regulations. On 13th Decemb... Read more.

Haig role for David Sinclair

Tue 25th November 2014

Award-winning bar manager and Whisky Ambassador, David Sinclair, has been appointed to the role of Brand Ambassador for Haig Club single grain Scotch whisky in ... Read more.

Cameron House sold to QHotels

Mon 24th November 2014

Cameron House Hotel at Loch Lomond is now owned by hotel group QHotels. The company, which holds the accolade the AA Hotel Group of the Year, also owns the Wes... Read more.

New Darts channel from Sky

Mon 24th November 2014

Sky Sports will for the first time dedicate an entire channel to darts this Christmas. ‘Sky Sports Darts’ will launch on 18 December and offer pubs over 370... Read more.

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.

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

Peroni drives growth for Miller Brands

Wed 26th November 2014

Miller Brands UK (MBUK) first half results show that the companies volumes grew 5% across the UK. The company say this is the result of  “increased rate of sale, impactful marketing initiatives and good weather over the summer period.” MBUK also reported 11% Net Producer Revenue (NPR) growth on trading for the six months ending September… 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 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.