Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer


A tale to tell

Malcolm Waring, distillery manager at Old Pulteney, believes the key to selling good whisky is having a tale to tell.

Mixers matter

Long drinks, cocktails and mocktails rise in popularity during the festive season – and not just any soft drink will do, say

Game on

Monster Energy has launched an on-pack promotion offering exclusive Assassin's Creed content and special

Make it a party for everyone

IT’S now virtually impossible to ignore alcohol-free alternatives during the festive

Bring out the best bottles

IT should go without saying, but with celebration and gifting at a peak, Christmas is whisky’s time to

Flavour in a fresh package

AHEAD of the festive season, single malt Scotch whisky brand Speyburn has added a new limited-release expression to

Baby it’s gold inside

THIS winter sees the release of what is being called ‘Scotland’s first golden

A festive tipple from Scotland’s larder

THE makers of a new liqueur are hoping they can tempt drinkers away from gin this Christmas with something a bit

Pomme all ye faithful

EMPIRE Bespoke Foods has introduced a new addition to the La Mortuacienne range of French

A festive dram by the glass

HIGHLAND-based Tomatin Distillery has added to its range of limited-edition Cù Bòcan single malts with the release of a 2006

Dreaming of a wine Christmas

THERE are few categories to compare with wine when it comes to consumers’ willingness to experiment and try something new

Make it a cracker with confectionery

Treats take on new life at Christmas time

Breaking out the baubles

Scottish distillery looks to quadruple both turnover and headcount as it produces a MILLION gin-filled baubles

A taste of the castle garden in miniature

HIGHLAND gin producer Gordon Castle is offering gin-enthusiasts a taster tipple this

Return of the lager lovelies

TENNENT’S Lager has partnered with one of Scotland’s best-loved sitcoms, Still Game, to add two more well-known faces to the list of Tennent’s Lager …

It’s the most wonderful time for a beer!

With Christmas Day falling on a Sunday last year, retailers saw the largest-ever ‘final week’ of trading in 2016, resulting in increased performance …