Aviation Gin to ‘disrupt’ UK market with expansion plans

Ryan Reynolds’ Aviation Gin brand is seeking to expand its presence in the UK with a multi-million-pound investment. The American gin brand, which was acquired by Deadpool actor Reynolds in February 2018, has “continued its rapid growth” and is now targeting the UK market. According to the brand, Aviation is responsible for at least 30% of the gin category’s growth in the US. Aviation Gin is now available in more than 40 countries with “further…

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Government whisky ad infuriates Scottish MPs

A billboard in Canada has caused outrage among Scottish MPs after promoting British whisky without mentioning Scotland. The advert in Ottawa, part of the UK government’s Great Britain campaign, features an image of Northern Irish whiskey brand The Quiet Man alongside the strapline “heritage is great”. The advert has caused a stir among Scottish National Party (SNP) MPs who have taken to Twitter to call out the advert for not mentioning Scotch whisky. In a…

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