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Friday 19 December 2014

Scotland

Drinks festival dancer serves up a twist

The organisers of a new Scottish gin and whisky festival called Nip saw a dancer at their launch event offer an unexpectedly risqué interpretation of its theme.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Work starts on £100m Scotch distillery

Construction has begun on a £100 million distillery and visitor’s centre for Edrington’s The Macallan Scotch whisky.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewer backs drink drive clampdown

Innis & Gunn is backing Scotland’s introduction of a lower drink drive limit with a campaign showing its lager label tweaked to read “Innis & None”.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky-scented ‘smart’ tweed launched

It could be the perfect gift for the whisky-lover who has everything – a fabric that will permanently give off the scent of their favourite tipple.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Jura releases George Orwell 1984 expression

Jura has released a limited edition 1984 Vintage in honour of writer George Orwell.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Scottish super-premium vodka released

A super-premium Scottish potato vodka has been launched by Arbikie, Scotland’s newest “farm-to-bottle” distillery.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky revives Scot Viking heritage

A Scottish whisky distillery has launched an expression made from an ancient barley strain that is thought to have been first introduced by the Vikings.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Glenlivet marks 1m case sales with new malt

The Glenlivet has launched a new expression to sit alongside its 12-year-old, as the brand continues in its aim to become the world’s biggest single malt whisky.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotland to reduce drink driving limit

Drivers in Scotland will have to adhere to tougher rules on drink driving this festive season with the country’s blood alcohol limits set to be slashed.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

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 1 Comment »

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