What we've been up to in 2022
Some client highlights from this year
Leith based Lind & Lime Gin rolled up the shutters on its new, energy efficient Coburg St distillery - coinciding with Leith being voted the fourth coolest neighbourhood in the world 2022 by TimeOut Magazine. Co-founders Ian Stirling and Paddy Fletcher are in final stages of the UK’s first vertical distillery, Port of Leith, which is due to open in Spring 2023, as featured in The Financial Times.
Scotland’s only all-through school for girls, St Margaret’s, welcomed BBC Newsround presenter, and former pupil, Jenny Lawrence to offer advice on a career in media with the senior school.
Ardgowan Distillery, in Inverkip, has partnered with Heriot Watt University and Briggs of Burton to develop pioneering technology which will eventually make it carbon-negative, and therefore the world’s greenest distillery which will be up and running in the next year.
This was a historic year for Gordonstoun as it marked the accession to the throne of its former pupil, King Charles.
Another pioneering low-carbon brewery and distillery Uile-bheist announced it would be the first distillery to be built in Inverness for nearly 40 years and will be sustainably powered by the water from the nearby River Ness.
Benriach unveiled the missing piece of its core range - Benriach The Sixteen and partnered with SquareMeal Female Chef of the Year finalist, Julie Lin, to create a South East Asian inspired menu, with media and influencers invited to a special tasting dinner.
Whisky Auctioneer celebrates a phenomenal year in which the total hammer prices of lots sold through its auctions reached over £50 million surpassing its main competitors by a country mile, which you can read about in The Scotsman.
The Glasgow Distillery Company opened its second annual Christmas pop up in Glasgow’s Princes Square and was named one of the top festive spots in the city. Pop by this week!
Brown-Forman announced an investment of over £30m in much loved sherry bomb The GlenDronach Distillery to significantly increase production facilities at its homeplace in the Valley of Forgue in Aberdeenshire to meet global demand and steward long-term future growth.
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