April, 2011 | Scottish Licensed Trade News - Part 5

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Vodka chases cocktail culture

MARMALADE Martinis were on the menu at the launch of the latest bistro from Hotel du Vin. The limited edition Chase Marmalade Vodka was the basis for the …

Funkin introduces a taste of summer

VODKA is all that’s required for one of the new summer cocktail mixers from Funkin. Designed for mixing with vodka, the Strawberry Woo Woo combines peaches, …

Finlandia keeps its cool

FINLANDIA vodka has unveiled a new-look bottle designed to reflect its premium credentials and Nordic heritage. Developed by Finnish artists, brand …

Smirnoff surges back to form

Diageo boss Simon Litherland explains how the on-trade’s top selling spirit has bounced back after a challenging end to 2010 SCOTLAND’S biggest selling …

Trade urged to harness premium potential

Offering quality and value for money key to boosting vodka sales, suppliers say INCREASES in VAT, duty, raw materials and distribution costs – vodka, like …

Nats destined to fail over pricing

The SNP has signalled its intention to try again to legislate for a minimum unit price for alcohol if re-elected, but there’s no indication that they would …

Stowells goes the whole Nine Yards

Heritage to fore of leading wine brand’s ‘revitalisation’ THE wine brand credited with pioneering the ‘bag in a box’ and draught wine in pubs has …

A touch of West Highland luxury

AN historic country house hotel in the west Highlands has been treated to a £600,000 refurbishment by owners, the Blue Grange Group. Barcaldine House Hotel, …

Close-up time for VisitScotland

Tourism body’s annual Expo delivers cash boost to north-east economy SCOTTISH tourism’s annual jamboree to market its charms on an international stage …

Best Bar None goes nationwide

North east venues sweep the board at inaugural Scotland-wide awards NORTH east venues swept the board at the inaugural Best Bar None Scotland Awards. Outlets …

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