New dating site-style recruiter app for Scottish hospitality sector

Mon 24th October 2016

Scottish licensees could benefit from a new app launched this month in Scotland that helps small businesses find their perfect employee, and operates in the same way

Scottish licensed trade charity races ahead with funding boost

Fri 21st October 2016

The Scottish Licensed Trade Benevolent Society, known as The BEN, has raised £15,000 to support its services thanks to a day at the races in Ayr. The event, sponsor

Strong sales continue for UK pubs and restaurants post-Brexit

Fri 21st October 2016

Post-Brexit blues haven’t stopped consumers spending in the UK’s pubs and restaurants, with managed pub and restaurant groups reporting collective like-f

The Chester Hotel gets creative to support Maggie’s Aberdeen

Thu 20th October 2016

The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen has launched a children’s art competition to coincide with a pop-up art exhibition and auction in aid of cancer charity Maggie’

BrewDog’s ‘CollabFest’ returns to champion independent craft brewers

Thu 20th October 2016

Scottish craft brewer, BrewDog, is celebrating the UK’s up-and-coming breweries with the return of its fourth annual CollabFest this weekend. The festival, whi

Edinburgh’s Bellfield Brewery to trial world’s first gluten-free barley

Wed 19th October 2016

Bellfield Brewery, a gluten-free microbrewery based in Edinburgh, is the first in the UK to experiment with the world’s first gluten-free barley made in Austra

Young adults to give pubs spooky sales boost this Halloween

Wed 19th October 2016

Pub operator Greene King is urging pubs to make the most of Halloween after it found that almost 25% of drinkers aged 18-24 years old plan to celebrate the spooky s

Isle of Arran Distillery adds to history-inspired Smugglers’ series

Tue 18th October 2016

Isle of Arran Distillery continues to celebrate the whisky-making heritage of its island home with the second release in its Smugglers’ series, called Vol. 2 ‘Th

‘Auld Alliance’ between Williams Bros and La Maison Du Whisky

Tue 18th October 2016

Scottish craft brewer, Williams Bros. Brewing Co, is to produce a trio of new beers inspired by French history to help French drinks importer, La Maison Du Whisky, c

Bols launches global hunt for next Genever Pioneer

Mon 17th October 2016

Dutch spirit brand Bols is inviting bartenders to compete in the ninth edition of its global bartending competition, Bols Around the World: The Bols Genever Edition

Edrington plans major warehousing expansion to support £100million Macallan distillery

Mon 17th October 2016

The Macallan, owned by Edrington, is set to increase its stocks of maturing spirit thanks to plans to build additional warehouses and a new fill store to support its

Cocktails in the City returns to shake up Edinburgh

Mon 17th October 2016

Cocktails in the City is returning to Edinburgh next week for a two-night event showcasing 18 of the capital’s best cocktail bars – the most to ever be featu

Diageo sells wine brands

Thu 22nd October 2015

Diageo sells Chateau and Estate wine brands and Percy Fox to Treasury Wine Estates  Diageo has agreed the sale of its major wine interests in an agreement with Trea


Wed 14th October 2015

Scotland’s largest independent brewery has once again broken records and boundaries in beer in a bid to continue converting more people to the craft beer revolutio

Second annual Speyside whisky festival

Wed 14th October 2015

 Speyside’s leading malt whisky producers will unite on their own doorstep for the first time – to launch a brand new ‘dramfest’ organised by the Spirit