April, 2012 | Scottish Licensed Trade News

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Restaurant bookings on the move

A WEB-based restaurant reservations system has launched a new service designed to allow restaurateurs to relay information to customers on their smartphones. …

Scots hotel boss takes top award

THE boss of Edinburgh-based Apex Hotels has been awarded HIT Scotland’s Lifetime Achievement award. Norman Springford was presented with the award by HIT …

Luss is more for hotel team

A THREE-strong team has been appointed to manage a new hotel in the village of Luss on the shores of Loch Lomond. The Loch Lomond Arms Hotel is set to open in …

Outdoor drinks solution scoops hospitality award

AN outdoor drinks dispense system is being positioned as an ideal solution for outdoor areas after winning a top innovation award at one of the country’s …

Food licence cooks up extra expense

ACCORDING to the Scottish Grocers’ Federation, converting to the new licensing system has cost its members £22.4 million – and for some supermarkets, …

Merchants buoyed by home-grown wine

THE UK might be better known for making beer than wine, but it appears that homegrown wine is finally building a credible reputation all of its own. And it …

Fun is name of game for sambuca brand

GREAT strides are said to have been taken to promote sambuca as a base for cocktails and long drinks in recent years – a trend given momentum by the …

Czech brand’s old pals act

JUST how well do you know your friends? Czech brand Kozel is aiming to help UK beer drinkers find out with its latest marketing campaign. The Czech Mates …

Perth bar rings the changes

A PERTH pub tenant is seeking to sub-let the city centre business. Property agent Christie & Co is marketing the sub-lease for the Ring O’Bells bar and …

Enotria snaps up McGuire

FRASER McGuire has joined wine supplier Enotria in a senior sales role. In the newly-created role, McGuire, who has joined the wine company after five years at …