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News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Scotland’s most northerly mainland Scotch distillery to open in 2021

Named 8 Doors, the micro-distillery will be opening its doors in John O’Groats, Caithness county, in 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Scotch Whisky Association commits to diversity and inclusivity

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is launching a Diversity and Inclusivity Charter to help the Scotch whisky industry embrace equal opportunities, diversity and inclusivity.

News |  People & Places

New programme launched to help Glasgow's hospitality and tourism industries

Industry group Experience Glasgow is set to launch The Glasgow Talent Programme, a range of initiatives to support the city’s hospitality and tourism industries.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Nc’nean distillery launches its first whisky

Scotland-based distillery Nc’nean has unveiled its first expression, Organic Single Malt Whisky.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Epicurean launches Rivesaltes Wine Finished Lowland Malt Scotch Whisky

Douglas Laing & Co has unveiled the third iteration in its Epicurean Wood Series of whiskies finished in Rivesaltes wine casks.

News |  People & Places

New measures announced as being legal requirements in Scottish hospitality sector

Mandatory customer data collection and other measures to come into force from Friday 14 August in a effort to enable consistency across the sector.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Lakes Distillery unveils new vino de naranja and Sherry cask-finished whiskies

The Lakes Distillery has launched two new whisky expressions as part of its The One collection.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New initiative Glasgow Cocktail Collective launches to support on-trade

Bars and drinks brands are being encouraged to take part to deliver drinks to people's homes and keep cocktail culture alive in Glasgow during and after the coronavirus lockdown.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Epicurean launches Rivesaltes Wine Finished Lowland Malt Scotch Whisky

Douglas Laing & Co has unveiled the third iteration in its Epicurean Wood Series of whiskies finished in Rivesaltes wine casks.

News |  People & Places

New measures announced as being legal requirements in Scottish hospitality sector

Mandatory customer data collection and other measures to come into force from Friday 14 August in a effort to enable consistency across the sector.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Lakes Distillery unveils new vino de naranja and Sherry cask-finished whiskies

The Lakes Distillery has launched two new whisky expressions as part of its The One collection.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New initiative Glasgow Cocktail Collective launches to support on-trade

Bars and drinks brands are being encouraged to take part to deliver drinks to people's homes and keep cocktail culture alive in Glasgow during and after the coronavirus lockdown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Innis & Gunn crowdfunds over £3m for its new brewery

The Scottish brewer exceeded its target to raise funds for a ‘major’ new brewery and visitor experience in Edinburgh.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Arbikie Distillery releases second Highland Rye Scotch whisky

Highland Rye Single Grain Scotch Whisky is the second rye whisky to be released in Scotland and the first 4yo.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Black Bottle launches first new whisky in 20 years

Black Bottle launches a 10yo whisky with a strong Islay influence.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi rolls out Aberfeldy 15 Years Old finished in Bordeaux casks

The latest expression of Bacardi's Aberfeldy is a 15yo single malt finished in wine casks from Pomerol, Bordeaux.

News |  Beer & Cider

Innis & Gunn crowdfunds over £3m for its new brewery

The Scottish brewer exceeded its target to raise funds for a ‘major’ new brewery and visitor experience in Edinburgh.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Arbikie Distillery releases second Highland Rye Scotch whisky

Highland Rye Single Grain Scotch Whisky is the second rye whisky to be released in Scotland and the first 4yo.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Black Bottle launches first new whisky in 20 years

Black Bottle launches a 10yo whisky with a strong Islay influence.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi rolls out Aberfeldy 15 Years Old finished in Bordeaux casks

The latest expression of Bacardi's Aberfeldy is a 15yo single malt finished in wine casks from Pomerol, Bordeaux.