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Alcoholic beverages purchased by Scottish Government 2012-2017: FOI release

Published: 19 Jul 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01500 Date received: 28 June 2017
Date responded: 13 July 2017

Information requested

  • Information detailing the amount of money that has been spent on purchasing wine, sparkling wine, champagne, spirits or beer by the Scottish Government catering and retail service each of the last 5 years.

  • Statistics of the amount between January 2012 and January 2017 broken down by year.

  • The name of the beverage, its single-unit cost, how many have been purchased in these five years, and if applicable, its vintage date.

Response

The table below provides the following information:

  • the product names of any wine, sparkling wine, champagne, spirits or beer
  • the vintage - where available
  • the total amount spent on each product purchased by the Scottish Government's catering and retail service in each of the last five calendar years
Item Name Year 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
La Croix Vermentino Sauvignon Blanc 2013 £87.30
Petit Chablis Domaine des Marronniers £163.08
Prosecco Valdobbiadene Brut Crede Bisol 2009 £142.56
Tilia Malbec 2014 £127.44
Petit Chablis Domaine des Marronniers £108.72
Petit Chablis Patrick Piuze 2011 £107.88
Chateau Bonnet Rouge 2008 £95.64
Chateau Bonnet Reserve Bordeaux Rouge £94.54
Touraine Sauvignon Blanc Les Nuages 2010 £77.52
Chateau Bonnet Reserve Bordeaux Rouge £39.40
Touraine Sauvignon Blanc Les Nuages 2013 £35.88
Les Nuages Pinot Noir Vin de France 2011 £34.56
Peroni Nastro Azzuro Lager N/A £50.40 £24.32
Total £414.98 £0.0 £208.14 £566.12 £0.00 £0.00

The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because the number of each product purchased, the single unit costs or (where not shown above) the vintage date as those details do not appear on the Catering provider's invoice.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
19 Jul 2017
Alcoholic beverages purchased by Scottish Government 2012-2017: FOI release