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28 May, 2017

SNP runner warns Brexit will make Scotland drink sector 'vulnerable'

Scottish politician Calum Kerr has highlighted the impact that Brexit could have on Scotland’s flourishing food and drinks sector.

Conviviality Plc, the UK’s leading independent wholesaler and distributor of alcohol, has almost doubled its sales to £1.56bn for the financial year ending 30 April 2017.

Scotch whiskey producer Glenmorangie has reintroduced native oysters to coastal waters in the Scottish Highlands after a century’s absence with ambitions of a sustainable future.

Ran Van Ongevalle has been named the 2017 Bacardi Legacy champion in Berlin with his Clarita cocktail.

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More than 200,000 Chinese residents tuned in to the Taiwan and China performances in the semi-final of the Bacardi Legacy cocktail competition in Berlin.

Global rum ambassador Ian Burrell has praised the standard of competition after the opening day of semi-finals of the Bacardi Legacy cocktail competition in Berlin.

The Hayman family has announced plans to move the distillation of its English Gins back to London after 13 years apart.

Angel Brown caught up with Lucas Bols CEO Huub Van Doorne in the Lucas Bols distillery in Amsterdam.

Magners cider has launched a new ‘Seize the Summer’ campaign alongside Easyjet holidays targeting the UK market.

New Zealand-based winery, Invivo Wines will now offer its three most popular wines in the US market.

Diageo and Aer Rianta International (ARI) have together announced the launch of the Guinness Export House in Terminal 2 in Dublin Airport.

Bombay Sapphire  has been awarded a double gold medal at the 17th San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

Sparetap.co has been launched in the UK to enable London restaurants to stock beer from independent breweries without using wholesalers.

A new initiative called Winefinder has been set up to rival beverage retailers with large amounts of pre-existing data that dominate the online eccomerce space.

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