• Diversification is as key to Sarah Mack as it is to her Aberdeenshire home, where the television presenter and journalist is growing her family business

  • We meet the ex-servicemen who produce remembrance poppies at Lady Haig's Factory in Edinburgh

  • Executive Chef Craig Rowland shares some seasonal recipes from the kitchen at the Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle

  • Ten Scottish Field readers, 59 of Scotland's finest whiskies, and one aim - to help choose the 2017 Scottish Field Whisky of the Year. Read the results from the latest installment of the Scottish Field Whisky Challenge here

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In our November issue, television presenter and journalist Sarah Mack talks to us about her family business in Aberdeenshire, while Star Wars actor Denis Lawson reminisces about a childhood of contrasts in Glasgow and Perthshire. Fiona Hendrie visits Lady Haig’s Factory in Edinburgh to learn more about the ex-servicemen who produce the remembrance poppies that we wear with pride each November, and our photo feature includes stunning images by Steven Rennie from the Splash of Tartan event at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Our motoring correspondent Neil Lyndon reveals his favourite cars of 2017; executive chef Craig Rowland shares a selection of autumnal recipes with us from the kitchen at the Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle near Dornoch; and our mystery diner is delighted by Café Gandolfi in Glasgow’s Merchant City. If you’re a whisky fan, don’t miss the results of our Readers’ Panel, the second stage in our annual Scottish Field Whisky Challenge competition.