Glenfiddich given a Taiwanese wine finish

Glenfiddich has launched Vino Formosa Cask Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky No. 2 with two limited-edition labels for Taiwan. Black Queen is limited to 280 bottles and Ice Breaker to 290 bottles, each with an RRP of $38,000/£994.48 (New Taiwan Dollar), which is a second collaboration between Glenfiddich and Taichung Shu-Sheng Leisure Domaine, in partnership…

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10 fascinating facts about… Blair Atholl

Head to highland Perthshire, and you have to stop off in Blair Atholl. It’s teeming with history, and there are incredible views to be found. Here, we present 10 fascinating facts about Blair Atholl. Between Blair Atholl and the nearby town of Braemar there are 15 Munros. Blair Castle is the seat of the Dukes…

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Ten fantastic places to visit in… Ayrshire and Arran

There’s far more to Ayrshire than being just Burns country. Wherever you go, you’re never far form a little bit of history, a beautiful sight, or somewhere that’s worth a visit. We present 10 highlights. CULZEAN CASTLE Perched on a cliff south of Ayr, with stunning views of Arran, Culzean in its original form as…

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10 fascinating facts about… Skye

‘Speed bonnie boat like a bird on the wing, Onward the sailors cry. Carry the lad that’s born to be king, Over the sea to Skye.’ So say the words of the famous old song, but Skye is far more than a romantic Jacobite song. Here’s 10 fascinating facts you may not have known about…

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Jody is whisky brand ambassador for Scotland

The co-owner of a Scots cocktail bar has taken on the role of first ever Monkey Shoulder whisky brand ambassador to Scotland and the North.  Independent family distillers William Grant & Sons UK has confirmed the appointment of Jody Buchan, co-owner of Kin Edinburgh. With a wealth of industry experience and knowledge, not only has Jody…

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How to enjoy whisky in a long hot summer

Whisky is a drink that’s often considered most appropriate by the fireplace in winter. However, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s experts from hotter countries around the world prove that it is far more versatile and should be sipped in the sunshine. As the temperature soars, experts from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society around the globe…

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Ten fantastic places to visit in… East Lothian

One of the most famous aeroplaces ever, amazing birds, beautiful castles and classic cars – all can be found in East Lothian. The area has so many things to see and do, which will entertain and amuse people of all ages. Here’s 10 places we recommend that are worth a visit in East Lothian. SCOTTISH…

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10 fascinating facts about… Ardnamurchan

The Ardnamurchan peninsula near Lochaber is a wild, remote yet beautiful place full of wonderful scenery. It’s noted for its unspoiled and undisturbed scenery. But there’s more to it than that – we present 10 fascinating facts you probably never knew. 60 million years ago this was a major volcanic site – some craters are still…

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Glenmorangie named Whisky of the Year

A prized vintage Glenmorangie whisky has been crowned ‘Whisky of the Year’ at a renowned industry challenge. Glenmorangie Grand Vintage Malt 1991’s plummy depths earned it the highest score at the International Whisky Competition (IWC). Awarding it 97 points out of 100, the IWC also named Dr Bill Lumdsen, director of distilling, whisky creation and…

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Battle weekend will be a sight to behold

Dunbar will come alive with the thundering of hooves and crack of muskets, as the Scottish Battlefields Trust returns to re-enact the 1650 Battle of Dunbar as part of East Lothian’s Battle Weekend. Re-enactors from across the UK are expected put on an exhilarating display recreating a key part of the battle, amidst a series of…

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