Blog — Ayrshire

Royal Wedding Chocolates come to Largs!

Just take a look at what's in our cabinet.  It's the Royal Wedding Chocolate specially commissioned by our supplier the House of Sarunds and made by Frank Visser of the Netherlands.

Read more

Geraldo's Drinks Fest - try something new!

Step into Spring at Geraldo's Drinks Fest in the Brisbane House Hotel in Largs on Friday 27th April.  This new event is a celebration of the wonderful premium spirits we have here in Scotland and beyond. Meet the people behind the distilleries and try over 50 artisan drinks. There will be something for everyone as well as live music and masterclasses. A great night out with friends!

Read more

Raising a glass to International Women’s Day

Just two months ago my friend Linda Hill, from LAH Travel, approached me to join forces with 8 other business women to raise funds for the Ayrshire Hospice. What we achieved in a little over 6 weeks just goes to show how the power of a few like-minded women can achieve just about anything.

Read more

The story of Geraldo’s ice cream…

My Dad, Gerald Dawson, aka Geraldo! I guess most girls think of their Dad as handsome but I remember this picture in particular because I took it. He had a...

Read more

Gin Ahoy!

Ten gin distilleries, 25 types of gin, 350 salmon canapes and a marquee full of gin enthusiasts soaking up the regatta atmosphere. I think we can safely say that Regatta...

Read more

Not one, but TWO gin fests!

Happy World Gin Day gin lovers!!  We are hugely excited to announce that we have not one, but TWO gin fests for you to enjoy this year.  Now that is something to...

Read more