In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Scotland plans the reopening of hospitality venues
The Scottish government has said that hospitality businesses could reopen for indoor service from 15 July.
Isle of Raasay launches Hebridean gin
Isle of Raasay Distillery has released a gin in time for International Scottish Gin Day which takes place this Saturday.
L’Art du Vin to launch wine school in Fife
Scottish wine merchant, L’Art du Vin, is set to open a wine school and shop at its new premises in Fife.
Whisky loving musicians bring Scotch tasting to the Edinburgh Fringe
Two musicians with a taste for Scotch are heading to the Edinburgh Fringe this year to host the festival’s first ever show combining a gig with a whisky tasting.
Spirits giants join forces to create trade association World Spirits Alliance
Spirits companies and trade associations worldwide are uniting to form the World Spirits Alliance (WSA); a global lobbying body that aims to represent the views of distillery businesses and their staff.
Glengoyne Whisky to sponsor Scottish Open 2019
The Scottish whisky company has announced that it will sponsor the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open for a second time following the success of the one-year deal at the 2018 championship.
The Kitchin Group named restaurateur of the year
Tom and Michaela Kitchin, the team behind The Kitchin Group, have taken home the award ‘Restaurateur of the Year’ at the National Restaurant Awards.