Law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn is again the sponsor of the hotly contested ‘Alcoholic Drink’ category at Scotland’s very own food and drink ‘Oscars’, the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards. 

Celebrating excellence across the sector, 50 businesses will do battle across 19 categories at the coveted event, taking place this year at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) in June. Around 800 guests are expected to attend. 

Commenting on the event, Corporate Partner George Frier, head of the firm’s Food and Drink sector group, said: “The craft beer and bespoke spirit sector has been transformed in Scotland in the past ten years and by sponsoring this award we are recognising this. We have a long track record of supporting innovative food and drink companies so it is appropriate that we support the latest wave of high-quality products being brought to market.”

'Alcoholic drink' finalists include:

  • Gordon Castle Scotland – Gordon Castle Raspberry Gin
  • RTM Sales Solutions Ltd – Magnum scotch malt whisky cream liqueur
  • Dunnet Bay Distillers Ltd. – Holy Grass Vodka

The awards are organised by Scotland Food & Drink in partnership with The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland. 

More information regarding the awards can be found here