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Bar spirits into the off-trade

Bon Vivant operator moves into the retail business THE team behind Edinburgh’s Bon Vivant bar is set to branch into retail with the opening of a new …

T in the drawing room

A VICTORIAN take on T in the Park is the premise of two new TV ads for Scotland’s biggest-selling lager brand As the music festival prepares to celebrate its …

Training team rolls into the capital

BAR staff will get the chance to broaden their spirits knowledge later this month when Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands’ Training Team rolls into the capital The …

Supplier hits road with Tradeteam

WINE wholesaler Bibendum has appointed Tradeteam to handle its warehousing and distribution needs The three-year deal sees DHL-owned Tradeteam, whose customers …

HIT rocks to the Irish beat

IRISH freestyle beat-box comedians Abandoman will perform for the Scottish hospitality industry at a charity event in Glasgow in September The duo will take to …

Resort tees up new manager

THE hotel firm behind Ayrshire resort Turnberry has appointed a new general manager Jordi Tarrida has been promoted from within Starwood Hotels, having …

Pubs set for bigotry laws

PUBS will be covered by new legislation to crack down on sectarianism The Scottish Government last week published the Offensive Behaviour at Football and …

Saltire sells the family monsters

Irish-themed bar chain Waxy O’Connor’s is set to open in Edinburgh after its parent company snapped up the Frankenstein outlet in the capital, and its …

Restless spirit keeps Blaikie moving on up

He’s transformed the fortunes of Edinburgh bar The Mercat since taking on the lease six years ago, but Graham Blaikie’s not finished yet GRAHAM Blaikie is …

Aspall expansion drive continues

Growing demand for Aspall cider has prompted the Suffolk-based producer to restructure its management team. Commercial director Geoff Bradman and finance …