Tickets on sale for Scottish Drinks Festival

Glasgow living Scottish drinks festival

First Scottish Drinks Festival

What do you do once you even been to a beer festival and a gin festival? Go to the Scottish Drinks Festival!

Under the spectacular roof of The Briggait, one of Glasgow’s most iconic buildings, situated on the bank of the River Clyde will be the first Scottish Drinks Festival.

Glasgow living Scottish drinks festival

Scotland has a remarkable worldwide reputation for producing world class drinks from whisky to gin to craft ale and more recently rum and fruit wines. The evolution and tales of the drinks industry are woven into the fabric of Scottish history. At the Scottish Drinks  Festival you can try these drinks and hear the stories behind them.

Over 150 different types of drinks will be available to sample including Makar Glasgow Gin, Strathearn, Deanston, Bunnahabhain , Old J Rums & cocktails, Fallen Beer, Elephant Gin, Fraiser of Scotland, Savanha cider, Poleta wine, Shetland Reel and One Gin.

The experts will be on hand to let you sample the drinks and learn more about their specialty gin, whisky, rum or other tipple treats. Scotland’s latest, greatest and most exciting drinks brands will serve taster size signature samples and The Scottish Gantry, a new local specialist wine and spirits retailer will be the bottle retailer on the day should you want to grab a bottle to take home with you.

Glasgow living Scottish drinks festival

The festival will also feature fresh culinary delights from some of the city’s best pop up street food specialists. Each tasting session will be accompanied by live music from some local acoustic artists.



Briggait, 147 Bridgegate, Glasgow


Saturday 5th August & Sunday 6th August


Click HERE to buy tickets.

Each customer will receive a complimentary glass, and event programme.

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I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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