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The Clydeside Distillery opened in 2017

No end in sight to the renaissance of our love of gin

The ‘Ginaissance’ of a popular spirit has continued, with the opening of 18 new distilleries in Scotland. The demand for niche craft spirits brands response...

Review: The Willow Tea Rooms Recipe Book

This is far more than a straightforward recipe book, as The Willow Tea Rooms is the story of a piece of Glasgow’s history. It opens...

Review: The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster

With a refreshing new spin on the classic legend of the Loch Ness Monster, Lari Don offers children a tender and inspiring tale. Cousins Kenneth...
Chef Nico Simeone

No two dining experiences will be the same with Nico

Scots chef Nico Simeone is to launch his own online TV mini series. In the fiercely competitive world of Glasgow dining, restaurants are always trotting...

Book review: Spey Flies – How To Tie Them

Veteran fly fisherman and expert fly tier Bob Veverka offers perhaps the most extensive book yet on Spey flies. Putting all he’s learned down on...

The Urban Fox has great food and a relaxed ambiance

Located near Summerhall and the Meadows, this laid-back eatery offers flavours from around the globe and some nice veggie options. Scottish mussels; beetroot and coriander...

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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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 £50,000 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...