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Scottish drinks industry receives Burns Night boost

The Scottish drinks industry has another cause for celebration this Burns Night as new government figures reveal that beer and gin exports are catching up with those of ‘guid auld Scotch’.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 No Comments »

Inverarity Morton overhauls portfolio

One of Scotland’s leading wholesalers, Inverarity Morton, has unveiled a revamped wine portfolio with a greater focus on exclusives and higher end labels.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 Burns Night shindigs in London and Edinburgh

From haggis-laced cocktails and a curling competition to creamy cullen skink and a banging boat party, we round up the best Burns Night events in London and Edinburgh.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Brewery appoints finance director to oversee growth

Scottish brewery Innis & Gunn has promoted Esther Binnie to the role of Finance Director, as it seeks to double turnover to £250 million in the next three years.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

Lagavulin releases limited 1991 charity bottle

Islay whisky producer Lagavulin has marked its bicentennial with the release of a 1991 single malt priced at £1,494 a bottle, the proceeds of which will benefit charities on the island.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 1 Comment »

The Macallan releases new Sherry cask expression

Scotch whisky brand The Macallan has launched a new, limited edition, 40-year-old expression aged in Sherry casks.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Whisky broker counsels caution

Andy Simpson, co-founder of Rare Whisky 101, has stressed the need for buyers to be wary of Scotch whisky sold in parts of the secondary market.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Haul of fake Scotch hints at wider world of counterfeits

Fake Scotch whisky worth close to £1 million has been removed from the market in what one broker has called “just the tip of the iceberg”.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Grape Britain: 10 unlikely vineyards in the UK

With the news that the UK is set to become a major exporter of wine by 2100, we look at some of the more unusual places that British producers are growing grapes.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo backtracks on sale of £10m painting

Diageo has agreed to gift more than half the value of one of Scotland’s most important paintings to the National Galleries of Scotland, rather than sell it at auction for £10 million.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 1 Comment »

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