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Soave vineyards declared globally important agricultural heritage site

Monday, 10 December 2018 - Industry News

Courtesy of Just Drinks The Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has awarded Soave, a wine region in northeastern Italy, special recognition. Read the full article here...

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William Grant & Sons takes Hendrick’s Orbium to US

Friday, 7 December 2018 - Industry News

Courtesy of Just Drinks William Grant & Sons has launched its Hendrick’s Orbium gin brand in the US market. Read the full article here...

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Ballot to open for collectible Royal Lochnagar

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 - Industry News

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Diageo has announced that a ballot will be opened for the chance to own a highly collectible Royal Lochnagar single malt Read the full article here...

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2018 Installation Dinner

Friday, 30 November 2018 - Conviviality

None of our set piece events are more eagerly anticipated than the Installation ceremony and Dinner, and this year was no exception. Following the reception and warmed by copious amounts of...

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Master’s Blog – November

Friday, 30 November 2018 - Master's Blog

Another busy month to finish my year. I was delighted to be asked to be a Guard of Honour at the Lord Mayor’s Show. This entailed greeting the new Lord Mayor...

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Master’s Blog – October

Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - Master's Blog

A busy month. My German is non-existent, so giving a speech in German sets the pulse racing. That is what I had to do at the annual banquet of our affiliate...

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Master’s Blog – September

Friday, 2 November 2018 - Master's Blog

Undoubtedly the highlight of the month was the Scottish dinner. Over 160 people attended a lively gathering at the Signet Library in Edinburgh. The toast to the guests was proposed by...

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Chris Parker

Chris Parker, an obituary

Thursday, 1 November 2018 - Livery News

It is with great sadness to report the passing of Christopher Parker who died in August whilst on holiday in Scotland. He joined the Livery in 1991, becoming a Court Assistant...

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The Scottish Distillers Dinner

Thursday, 25 October 2018 - Conviviality

The Scottish Distillers Dinner was held again at the Signet Library in Parliament Square Edinburgh. It is owned by the Society of Writers to her Majesty’s Signet known as the WS...

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December 2017

Distillate 2017

The annual news summary, Distillate, with the activities of the Livery and its Master, Richard Watling can be downloaded from this link.

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