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Saturday 25 October 2014

Scotland

Diageo fined after two workers injured

Diageo has been fined £18,000 after two of its workers suffered from injuries including broken bones and memory loss in falls at its distilleries.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Glass gift from Bonnie Prince Charlie to be auctioned

A wine glass – one of a pair – given by Bonnie Prince Charlie to his secretary Sir John Hay of Restairig is to be sold by Bonhams in London next month.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Glasgow’s first gin joins craft movement

A revived distillery in Glasgow is set to release what it claims is the city’s first gin brand, with a new “metropolitan” single malt whisky also in the pipeline.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Man on wine mission in the Outer Hebrides

The driest September on record and an audacious, teetotal ex-missionary have combined to make wine from the most northerly vineyard in the UK.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch suffers 11% drop in exports

Scotch whisky has seen a decline in exports worth £220million in lost sales, with some markets receding by nearly 50%.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Trade reacts to Scottish ‘no’ vote

Scotland’s affirmation of its place in the United Kingdom, voting no to independence by 55% to 45%, has been met with relief from industry bodies in the Scotch whisky sector.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Reconciliation beer for Scot voters

A new beer is being released in an attempt to bring back a sense of harmony among Scottish drinkers after Thursday’s independence referendum.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Yes’ wins ballot beer referendum

The Yes campaign has achieved a triumphant victory among craft beer fans just days before the polls open in the Scottish independence referendum.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo sued over ‘whisky fungus’

Drinks giant Diageo is being sued by hundreds of residents who claim their homes have been blighted by a ‘whisky black’ mould.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Trainspotting pub turned into whisky bar

A Scottish pub made famous by Danny Boyle’s 1996 film Trainspotting has been turned into an upmarket whisky bar.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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