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Thursday 26 November 2015


Wine drinkers offered small glasses in trial

Wine drinkers in Scotland will now be offered small 125ml glasses of wine in pubs as part of a scheme by health authorities to “bring more choice” to pub-goers.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 No Comments »

First Scottish-Japanese whisky launched

Two malt whisky expressions blended from liquid produced in Scotland and Japan have been released, named after a 19th century industrialist known as the “Scottish Samurai”.

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Botanist gin targets foraging fiends

The Botanist, the first gin to be made on the Scottish island of Islay, is targeting bartenders with a penchant for foraging in a new on-trade initiative.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Britain uncorked: winemaking in the UK

The UK wine industry is flourishing and is set to grow by £100 million this year. As such, we present this infographic detailing all manner of facts about the booming industry.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

Deadly fungus threatens gin-making Juniper stocks

The plant used to produce gin is in a “critical state” in Scotland as it is increasingly being killed off by a deadly fungus, a new report has warned.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Glenturret marks 240 years with world whisky record

Scotland’s oldest working distillery will celebrate its 240th year by setting a new world record for the most people raising a dram at the same time.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Rugby World Cup drinks match-ups

Whisky, wine and beer-producing nations are all going head-to-head this week, as we round up our drinks pairing tips for watching the Rugby World Cup action.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch battles US Bourbon boom

Scotch whisky needs to adopt a more innovative approach if it is to fight off competition from rival categories in the vital US market.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Whisky fuel’ makers given £11m grant

A company that has been making the world’s first biofuel from the byproducts of the Scotch whisky industry has been awarded £11 million from the UK Department for Transport.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 No Comments »

EU court says MUP ‘could break rules’

The European Court of Justice has said Scotland’s plans for minimum unit pricing could break the EU’s rules on free trade.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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