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Pernod Ricard USA Appoints Republic National Distributing Co. as Its Exclusive …

The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as Absolut(R) Vodka, Chivas Regal(R) Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet(R) Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson(R) Irish Whiskey, Malibu(R), Kahlúa(R) Liqueur, Beefeater(R) Gin, …

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USL board seals $1bn Whyte & Mackay sale

BANGALORE: India's largest distiller United Spirits (USL) is said to have finalized the divestment of its scotch whisky unit Whyte & Mackay (W&M) at a board meeting held in Dubai on Wednesday. The sale value, topping $1 billion, is expected to be …

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Violence and drinking 'cut by alcohol price rises'

David Frost, chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association, which is renewing its legal challenge to the Scottish Government's proposals for minimum pricing of alcohol, said that, while studies showed alcohol-related incidents were falling, this was …

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RUPD gives Quadfest safety advice

With Quadfest kicking off last weekend and people preparing to enjoy more partying and Quadfest activities this upcoming weekend, there is a general concern of how to stay safe during weekends like these. Students and the RU community alike have …

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One hot Chick on piano

Chick Corea is one of the most well-known jazz pianists to have ever lived. His work has been featured and broadcast for over 50 years and he has received 20 Grammy's in his life time for his musical excellence. This past Wednesday, April 16, Corea …

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Changing the meaning of Quadfest

For a long time Quadfest has been a Radford tradition. For better or worse, it is the university's yearly gathering, known statewide by the wild tales of parties that circulate through a plethora of cities. Recently, it seems that the tradition is …

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African American Greeks join historic organization

The weekend of April 11-13 was a huge weekend here at Radford for African American Greek Life. This marks the full return of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, which is the collaborative organization of nine historically African American, international …

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The problem with acceptance

Hopefully everyone knows and understands, to some degree, the problems regarding acceptance and social equality in America today. There are a multitude of people being discriminated against because of their race, gender, or sexuality. We tend to focus …

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Haggis Semi-urban | alisongardiner1 – WordPress.com

Following my last haggis blog, several people pointed out that my knowledge of haggii was clearly double that of the general population as I knew two facts about delicious meat and oat animals and most people only know …

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The RSPB: News: RSPB Scotland calls for a new …

RSPB Scotland is this week calling for the creation of a new, independent body to ensure that the open cast coal industry in Scotland is properly regulated in future.

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Composing Music Survey » Education Scotland\'s Learning …

To help us better support composing music in the classroom, Education Scotland would like to invite practitioners to participate in a very short survey which will help direct us towards developing appropriate support materials.

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U.K. scrambles jets to see off Russian planes near Scotland

Britain on Wednesday scrambled Typhoon fighter jets to see off Russian military planes flying close to its airspace off the coast of Scotland, a spokeswoman from the defense ministry said.

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London using Scotland as nuclear graveyard: Analyst

An ICM poll for today's Scotland newspaper on Sunday showed support for independence stands at 39 percent, while opposition has dropped four points to 42 percent. Apart from people who had no idea, the results are …

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Chad'z Beer Reviews: Williams Brothers Scottish Joker IPA

Williams Brothers Scottish Joker IPA doesn't seem to be overly American or English in style, but rather drinks like a pale ale. It's possible this bottle is old and the hops have faded, or maybe it's just not meant to be a huge brew …

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Murray breaks down in tears at Scottish ceremony – KTTC …

His victory speech at Wimbledon was easy compared to this.

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Bagpipes, Boxty, and How to Navigate the Showcase | Esri …

Tim Rankin, Esri's Technical Marketing Manager, puts together the Esri UC Showcase every year. Here, he gives some insight on what to expect. And, he talks about that one time he hung out with Sparky the Fire Dog.

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Laphroaig Whisky Tasting | Lukas Liquor St. Louis

Spirits Tasting Event at Lukas Liquor Superstore Laphroaig Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky When: Wednesday May 7th, 2014 Time: 7:00 – 8:00 PM This tasting event is an open format and free to attend for anyone 21 …

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America Loves Scotch Whisky; Shrimp Prices Surge – Eater …

Guard & Grace · Trendspotting: Alternative Desserts · Sforno Trattoria Romana Replaces Antica Roma · Shrimp-Price Surge Making Pad Thai More Costly · America's Growing Taste for Scotch Whisky ·…

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Tartan & Sequins: Calling All Guest Bloggers

Hiiii lovelies, As you know, I am heading out of town next week for a tour of Italy with my husband. In an effort to keep things fun an exciting on the blog while I am away, I wanted to engage any guest bloggers that would be …

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Euro 2020: Scotland prepare to launch bid as others pull out

Czech Republic and Poland have withdrawn from the race to become a host for the Euro 2020 finals, on the eve of Scotland launching its bid. Uefa's continental championship will be staged in 13 different host cities. The Scottish Football Association …

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Scottish independence: Oxfam adviser calls for 'radical alternative'

The Scottish government's White Paper on independence does not offer a "radical alternative" to UK policies, a senior adviser to Oxfam has said. Katherine Trebeck told a Holyrood committee the document proposed a "low road" to faster growth and …

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Still looking for a sweet kick after Easter overindulgence?

If you want one last chocolate fix, take a look at this tray of delights from Thinking Chocolate. The sweet treats are winging their way to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society for tonight's whisky and chocolate pairing event. Tickets are still available so …

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Whisky review: Tomatin Highland Single Malt, Scotland

Up around Inverness in the Scottish Highlands stands Tomatin, a low-profile single-malt whisky distillery that we're likely to hear more from in future. Until slightly more than a decade ago it was strongly geared to producing anonymous whisky destined …

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How to Drink Scotch Whisky

It may not be everyone's cup of whisky, but if sales are any indication, Scotch is more popular worldwide than ever before. Scotch sales have nearly doubled over the past ten years to roughly $7 billion, according to the Scotch Whisky Association. The …

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Styles for summer wardrobes

Summer is quickly approaching, and the question that everyone's wondering is: “What do I wear?” After all, it's been so cold for the past few months that it's easy to forget how to dress for the warmth. Even more likely is the possibility that you want …

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Scotland's Ruaridh Jackson becomes latest international to join Wasps

Jackson, who made his international debut in 2010, has won 23 caps for Scotland and follows his fellow Test half-back Greig Laidlaw into the Premiership after Laidlaw agreed terms with Gloucester. "I am very excited about joining Wasps," Jackson said.

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Team Scotland takes shape with 30 new additions named ahead of the Glasgow …

Only 10 of the 30 athletes have represented Scotland at a previous Commonwealth Games, with a further four athletes making the step up from the Commonwealth Youth Games. Boxer Josh Taylor and the Robertson twins – wrestlers Fiona and Donna – are …

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People of Scotland – vote yes, and set us English free

As the debate over Scottish independence hots up, it is becoming clear that some voters in Scotland are worried that a yes vote in September will condemn the English to never-ending rule by the Tories. While I appreciate their concern, especially on St …

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Riskier than Iceland: agency rates future for independent Scotland's banks

An independent Scotland would need the support of the Treasury and the Bank of England to prevent savers in its banks being as vulnerable as those who had money in Iceland during the 2008 financial crisis, according to one of the three leading credit …

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UK says scrambles jets to see off Russian planes near Scotland

"There were unidentified aircraft flying near the north of Scotland," the spokeswoman told Reuters, saying Britain's Royal Air Force had later identified them as Russian. "They were flying in international airspace at all times, they didn't go into UK …

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Haggis for Breakfast | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

… Sony NEX-5; 44 Views; 0 Galleries · Cindy ZM's photostream (904) · Princess MM; Beachcombing by the North Sea, Aberdeen, Scotland; Haggis for Breakfast; Favourite Treats at Maison Blanc; Lunch at La Rose Blanche …

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veggie food writer: Temptations (and more haggis)

Temptations (and more haggis). More shocking temptations from the Lakeland demons. Can't even look at the back of the envelope without getting the urge to spend money. A home candyfloss maker! OMG. Imagine being the …

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Scotland to play England, Belgium, Argentina in Glasgow …

Scotland coach Derek Forsyth today revealed his squad for the Men's Four Nations hockey tournament at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre from April 23-29. Featuring Argentina, Belgium and England, the Scots will face …

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Hands on with FileMaker 13 (Scotland) – Spiceworks

Morning all, Putting together one last event for FileMaker before I leave on Friday. If you're in Scotland and want to get hand… | United Kingdom.

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Harry Potter in Scotland – Lonely Planet

In today's edition: a sculpture of two 30m-tall horse heads has opened in Scotland, plans are afoot for a Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan and a quiz reveals how much you know about secretive North Korea. Europe

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