Video food blog: Tennent Caledonian

TENNENT Caledonian is one of Scotland’s best known brewers.

The launch of the new bottling line in 2012. Picture: Robert Perry

Based at the historic Wellpark brewery in Glasgow, the company brews an industry-leading portfolio of beers led by the iconic Tennent’s Lager and recently launched Caledonia Best and Tennent’s Original Export – for home and export markets across the world, including the USA, Canada and Europe.

In this week’s blog we meet the master blenders who have created some of Tennent’s most famous products and find out how they are marrying traditional methods with new and exciting creative techniques and ideas.

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Tennent’s Caledonian Best brew owes its distinctive taste to the quality Scottish ingredients used in the product, such as the barley which is lovingly grown by farmers in the Berwickshire area of the country.

The launch of the new bottling line in 2012. Picture: Robert Perry

This is just one of the passionate producers eager to share its story with the public this year as we play host to visitors from across the globe at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games starting this week and the Ryder Cup due to take place in September at the iconic Gleneagles Hotel.

Scotland boasts an enviable array of top quality food and drink businesses and a thriving industry. The key events taking place this year offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to showcase our delicious produce to the world which will in turn help cement Scotland’s reputation as a Land of Food and Drink.

To find out more about Scotland’s best artisan and large scale producers, finest food and drink offerings and to see the foodie coverage from some of this year’s most anticipated events visit