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North east gin festival gets ready for the festive season

North east gin festival gets ready for the festive season

The north east of Scotland’s annual gin festival is attending some Christmas festival markets in the coming weeks. GIN:NE will be present at the markets, which are taking place from 11am-4pm on 26 November, 10 December and 17 December. It is being held in the Market Place, Inverurie. GIN:NE is being held on 9 andContinue Reading

New range of Macallan cask whiskies for the international market

New range of Macallan cask whiskies for the international market

The Macallan has launched a new range of cask whiskies which are aged between 12 and 22 years. The releases form part of  a seven-strong range of single cask whiskies. All whiskies in The Macallan’s Exceptional Single Cask Range have been bottled from sherry casks which were filled between 1995 and 2004, to give enthusiastsContinue Reading

Celebrate St Andrew’s Day with haggis and Scottish films

Celebrate St Andrew’s Day with haggis and Scottish films

Cinema screenings of popular Scottish films are being brought to the people this St Andrew’s, thanks to haggis maker Macsween. Macsween is extending its celebrations with a unique pop-up cinema at Glasgow’s SW3G on Saturday, December 2. In a celebration of all things Scottish, the Macsween family have compiled a list of their most-loved ScottishContinue Reading

Let them eat cake – in the form of Perth’s famous landmarks

Let them eat cake – in the form of Perth’s famous landmarks

A Scottish city’s famous landmarks are being recreated in cake. This Sunday (November 19), as part of the Perth Festive Feast, Perth and Kinross and dozens of its locations are being made in cake form and will be on display at Horsecross Plaza before being cut up and handed out to be enjoyed. A totalContinue Reading

£1 million boost to build world class distillery and visitor centre

£1 million boost to build world class distillery and visitor centre

A project to build a new world-class lowland malt whisky distillery and visitor centre has received a £1 million boost. The Ardgowan Distillery in Inverkip, Renfrewshire, secured £982,000 from the Scottish Government’s Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation (FPMC) grant scheme – providing vital capital towards construction costs. The award was announced today (Wednesday) by FergusContinue Reading