2020 marks 100 years since prohibition began in America – the ideal opportunity for DRAM to profile managers/owner-managers of some of Scotland’s most talked-about speakeasy bars, starting with Draffens Dundee Manager, Nathaniel Hampton.
Ever wondered who’s behind the brands that you sell? Here’s the seventh of nine of Scotland’s drinks bosses, Ian Macleod Distillers’ Managing Director Leonard Russell, with his plans for 2020, including a steer on what he thinks you should be doing with your business.
The number of small pubs and bars in the UK has increased for the first time in more than 15 years, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and a report called Economies Of Ale: Changes In The UK Pubs And Bars Sector, 2001-2019.
They say third time’s a charm. Glasgow’s Cafe Source number three, Nivens by Cafe Source, on Nithsdale Road, happens to ooze plenty of the stuff, which is in no small part due to a subtle design that’s wholly sympathetic to the building’s history.