Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer


We three gins

GIN enthusiasts have a trio of new expressions to add to their Christmas wish

Turning whisky into a virtue

SCOTCH whisky distiller Tomatin has just launch its third expression in its Five Virtue

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

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

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

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 …

Stock up on multi-packs

Multipacks of cider and energy drinks are expected to show growth at Christmas