History Of Cocktails

History Of Cocktails

Mixing alcoholic drinks, adding spices and fruit to wine and spirits goes back centuries. Traces from ancient clay pottery found in Turkey in the 1950s showed that people drank a punch-like mix of grape wine, barley beer and mead – as far back as 800BC, the time of...
Hogmanay/New Year in Scotland

Hogmanay/New Year in Scotland

Marking a New Year in Scotland New Year celebrations are popular around the globe and for good reason! There’s nothing quite like having a great big party to mark the end of one year and the beginning of another. Often full of light and merriment, New Year also allows...
Glasgow’s Empire Exhibition & The Beresford Hotel

Glasgow’s Empire Exhibition & The Beresford Hotel

Glasgow’s Empire Exhibition and the Beresford Hotel Glasgow’s Empire Exhibition and the Beresford Hotel Many people recognise the Beresford building in Glasgow as one of the best examples of Art Deco/Streamline Moderne architecture in the city. However, fewer people...