Scottish Land & Estates chairman David Johnstone

Long-term vision required for Scottish agriculture

Scottish Land & Estates believes the country must seize the opportunity to carry out a comprehensive review of how the nation’s agricultural sector is to...

Silver award delights brewery in international challenge

An Edinburgh brewery has had its produce recognised at the prestigious International Beer Challenge 2018.  Bright Lights, a collaboration between Lidl and Edinburgh based Stewart...

Nature farm picks up environmental award

The winner of the Cairngorms Nature Farm Award has been revealed at the Grantown Show. This special award rewards farmers or crofters who have made...
FREE PICTURE: Wigtown Book Festival 2018 Programme Launch, Scotland, 16/08/2018:
Packed Programme Unveiled for the 20th Wigtown Book Festival: 
Scotland’s National Book Town celebrates with 10 days of events and entertainment featuring authors, campaigners, comedians and poets - from 21st to 30th September (2018).
Highlights include broadcaster, writer and presenter Clare Balding, comedian Susan Calman who danced her way into the hearts of millions on Strictly, and bestselling author Patrick Gale. And there will also be a series of events as special celebrations for the National Book Town’s 20th festival.  Full information at:
  Pictured launching the festival programme are (from left) local author Shaun Bythell (correct, who is also the owner of the town’s longest established bookshop, “The Bookshop”),  festival operations director Anne Barclay, and Wigtown authors Mike Morley and Mary Gladstone. Pictured with a rage of books by authors featured in this year's festival.
More information from:  Matthew Shelley, PR Consultant for Wigtown Book Festival - 07786 704 299 -
 Photography for Wigtown Book Festival from: Colin Hattersley Photography - - - 07974 957 388.
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Packed programme for 20th Wigtown Book Festival

Scotland’s National Book Town is set to celebrate its 20th birthday with 10 days of events and entertainment featuring authors, campaigners, comedians and poets. A...
Edinburgh Gin on The Mound

Edinburgh Gin have been getting into the festival spirit

With the world’s largest arts festival in town, Edinburgh Gin has been welcoming international visitors and locals alike to enjoy the festivities in style. Taking...

A taste of Argyll in the heart of Glasgow

Argyll comes to Scotland's largest city this Sunday with its finest food and drink. The Wild About Argyll Food and Drink Festival follows in the...



Dennis Malcolm

The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
Inaugural Release HR-001-6177 copy

Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
Credit: Zak Cassar.

Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
Thomas Macrae.

Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...

Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated ÂŁ50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...