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Friday 22 August 2014

Scotland

New Scottish gin fires up the stills

The UK’s newest gin distillery, which claims to be the most northerly on mainland Britain, is due to begin production next week

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

BMA drops wine club links after criticism

The British Medical Association has dropped an arrangement with a wine club offering doctors cut-price drink, despite it backing minimum pricing on alcohol.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

The Macallan to build £100m distillery

Edrington, which owns luxury single malt brand The Macallan, has today been granted planning permission to build a new £100m distillery.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky-made biofuel could power cars

A Scottish biofuel company is working toward producing a fuel made from the bi-products of whisky production, capable of powering vehicles.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Caorunn third Scot distillery to go green

The distillery which produces Caorunn gin is to become the third Scottish distillery to install eco-friendly boilers thanks to funding from the UK Green Investment Bank.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Town brews first beer in 100 years

The first commercially made beer to be brewed in St Andrews in over a century has been launched.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky trademarked in Burma

A collective trademark to protect Scotch whisky against fakes has been introduced in Burma – a market which saw Scotch exports jump by 65% last year.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky aged in Jerez launched

The maker of Tio Pepe, González Byass, has launched a whisky made in the Scottish Highlands but aged in Jerez in Southern Spain.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

BrewDog to launch spirits arm

Scottish craft brewer, BrewDog, is preparing to launch its own spirits arm – a recent job advert has revealed.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Independent Scots to tighten driving laws

The Scottish government has confirmed its intention to tighten drink-driving laws if the country becomes independent from the rest of the UK.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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