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Sandy McIntyre

Speyside distillery manager crowned whisky icon of the year

A distillery manager from Speyside has been crowned the best in Scotland as part of Whisky Magazine’s ‘Icons of Whisky 2019’ awards. Sandy McIntyre, who is Distillery Manager for Tamdhu Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky,...
BrewDog Tampere

BrewDog opens in Tampere, Finland – its 15th new bar this year

Scottish brewer BrewDog, continues to expand its international presence with the launch of its latest international bar located in Finland, in the dynamic southern city of Tampere.  BrewDog Tampere is the Aberdeenshire brewer’s 15th bar...
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The Three Drinkers – Amazon Prime TV trailer

Drinks experts Colin Hampden-White, Helena Nicklin and Adrian Smith embark on an imbibing adventure. The travelogue trio put spirits and entertainment site by side as they embark on a whisky tour of Scotland. The new Amazon...
L-R, Michael Murray, partner, and Robert Winters, director.

Tax relief boosting Scottish distillery boom

Johnston Carmichael’s Capital Allowances team has advised on £100m of new distillery developments across Scotland, as investment into the industry shows no sign of slowing with a spate of developments in the pipeline and...

New six°north Dundee bar, Dynamo, opens

Six°north's new Dundee bar, Dynamo, opened on Friday 7th December 2018. This follows last month's announcement that six°north were taking over this historic site on 42 Union Street. Since then a refit of the bar has...

New European distribution deal signed by Aberdeen-based gin

An Aberdeen-based start-up gin company founded by three UK bartenders, including 10 Dollar Shake’s Adrian Gomes, has secured a new European-wide distribution deal. Single Estate Spirits Ltd., which produces Jindea Single Estate Tea Gin, has...

Targeting Scottish beer to be a £1billion industry

Scotland’s national agency for the food and drink industry has made a rallying call for consumers to buy Scottish beer this Christmas as an ambitious new strategy to grow the Scottish brewing sector is...

Enter the ballot to get hold of Duke of Rothesay 30-year-old Royal Lochnagar Single...

A ballot for the opportunity to buy one of 184 highly collectible bottles of 1988 Royal Lochnagar Single Malt Scotch Whisky, from the cask of  HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, will open...
Andrew Clark Hutchison

Dark Art gin brand and distillery wins Guy & Co-creation Award

A proposal for a new craft gin company and distillery in Kirkcudbright has won the inaugural Guy & Co-creation Award. The idea for the Dark Art Gin company was submitted to the competition by Andrew...
Alex Bruce

Hotel-whisky tie-up toasts special order of rare spirit

Edinburgh hotel, Nira Caledonia, has cemented a partnership with Adelphi Selection, a supplier of rare single-cask whisky to provide guests with the opportunity to buy and sample exclusive and highly-collectable limited runs of Scotland’s spirit. Its latest order...

Merchant City Brewing Company launches three cask aged beers

Glasgow’s Merchant City Brewing Company has launched three new cask aged beers along with two new pilot series offerings in time for the festive season. Two of the cask aged beers have been aged using...
From left - Thomas Wilson and Alistair Wilson

Isle of Skye Distillers releases island's first vodka

A Portree-based distillery has launched the first vodka to be produced on the Isle of Skye. Misty Isle Vodka is the newest member of the premium spirit family from Isle of Skye Distillers, and the...
Liam Fox

Boost for Scotch whisky and spirit exports following ratification of new trade deal with...

The UK has formally ratified the EU-Canada Comprehensive, Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which will help boost Scottish exports, while giving customers greater choice and lower prices. CETA is one of the most extensive EU...

Scotch Whisky secures GI protection in Indonesia

Scotland’s national drink has secured enhanced legal protection in Indonesia after the Scotch Whisky Association’s application to register “Scotch Whisky” as a Geographical Indication (GI) was successful. GI recognition means the description “Scotch Whisky” can only be used on whisky...
From left - Shane Corstorphine and Alan Mahon

Brewgooder strengthens board with two new appointments

Social enterprise brewery, Brewgooder, has appointed two new board members, including the current Senior VP of Growth at Skyscanner. Shane Corstorphine of Skyscanner and Patrick Hartless of William Grant & Sons, bolster the current board...

Port of Leith Distillery produces first drinks before £10 million distillery construction

The upcoming £10 million Port of Leith Distillery launches its first drinks this week with a new gin and sherry, celebrating the maritime and distilling heritage of Edinburgh’s historic Port of Leith district. Named after...
BrewDog Edinburgh Airport

BrewDog opens Perth and Edinburgh Airport bars

BrewDog is launching bars in Perth and Edinburgh Airport this week. These openings grow the Aberdeenshire brewery’s bar portfolio to 11 in Scotland, 39 in the UK, and 78 worldwide. Located at the east end...
Jamie Marwick

Former Hibs Finance Director kicks off new position at Scotch Whisky Experience

Edinburgh’s five star whisky visitor attraction, The Scotch Whisky Experience, has appointed Jamie Marwick as Finance Director. Having previously trained as an accountant in Bristol, Jamie returned to the capital in 2006 to join Field...
Artists’ impression of the proposed Edinburgh Gin Distillery at East Market Street, New Waverley)

Edinburgh Gin unveils plans for multi-million-pound distillery

Edinburgh Gin is to invest in a new multi-million-pound distillery in Edinburgh city centre. The development includes the acquisition of large-scale premises on East Market Street, in the heart of the city’s historic ‘Old Town’. The...
BrewDog Budapest

BrewDog opens new bar in Budapest, Hungary

Scottish brewery BrewDog has launched a new bar of BrewDog Budapest. Located at the heart of Hungary’s capital near the eclectic Godzu, the bar is set to have the largest selection of craft beer in...

Beer News

New six°north Dundee bar, Dynamo, opens

Six°north's new Dundee bar, Dynamo, opened on Friday 7th December 2018. This follows last month's announcement that six°north were taking over this historic site on 42...

Targeting Scottish beer to be a £1billion industry

Scotland’s national agency for the food and drink industry has made a rallying call for consumers to buy Scottish beer this Christmas as an...

Merchant City Brewing Company launches three cask aged beers

Glasgow’s Merchant City Brewing Company has launched three new cask aged beers along with two new pilot series offerings in time for the festive...

Gin News

Andrew Clark Hutchison

Dark Art gin brand and distillery wins Guy & Co-creation Award

A proposal for a new craft gin company and distillery in Kirkcudbright has won the inaugural Guy & Co-creation Award. The idea for the Dark...

Port of Leith Distillery produces first drinks before £10 million distillery construction

The upcoming £10 million Port of Leith Distillery launches its first drinks this week with a new gin and sherry, celebrating the maritime and...
Artists’ impression of the proposed Edinburgh Gin Distillery at East Market Street, New Waverley)

Edinburgh Gin unveils plans for multi-million-pound distillery

Edinburgh Gin is to invest in a new multi-million-pound distillery in Edinburgh city centre. The development includes the acquisition of large-scale premises on East Market...

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The Three Drinkers – Amazon Prime TV trailer

Drinks experts Colin Hampden-White, Helena Nicklin and Adrian Smith embark on an imbibing adventure. The travelogue trio put spirits and entertainment site by side as...
L-R, Michael Murray, partner, and Robert Winters, director.

Tax relief boosting Scottish distillery boom

Johnston Carmichael’s Capital Allowances team has advised on £100m of new distillery developments across Scotland, as investment into the industry shows no sign of...

Enter the ballot to get hold of Duke of Rothesay 30-year-old Royal Lochnagar Single...

A ballot for the opportunity to buy one of 184 highly collectible bottles of 1988 Royal Lochnagar Single Malt Scotch Whisky, from the cask...

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Sandy McIntyre

Speyside distillery manager crowned whisky icon of the year

A distillery manager from Speyside has been crowned the best in Scotland as part of Whisky Magazine’s ‘Icons of Whisky 2019’ awards. Sandy McIntyre, who...
BrewDog Tampere

BrewDog opens in Tampere, Finland – its 15th new bar this year

Scottish brewer BrewDog, continues to expand its international presence with the launch of its latest international bar located in Finland, in the dynamic southern...
video

The Three Drinkers – Amazon Prime TV trailer

Drinks experts Colin Hampden-White, Helena Nicklin and Adrian Smith embark on an imbibing adventure. The travelogue trio put spirits and entertainment site by side as...
L-R, Michael Murray, partner, and Robert Winters, director.

Tax relief boosting Scottish distillery boom

Johnston Carmichael’s Capital Allowances team has advised on £100m of new distillery developments across Scotland, as investment into the industry shows no sign of...

New six°north Dundee bar, Dynamo, opens

Six°north's new Dundee bar, Dynamo, opened on Friday 7th December 2018. This follows last month's announcement that six°north were taking over this historic site on 42...

New European distribution deal signed by Aberdeen-based gin

An Aberdeen-based start-up gin company founded by three UK bartenders, including 10 Dollar Shake’s Adrian Gomes, has secured a new European-wide distribution deal. Single Estate...

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