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Scotland has a stupendous selection of spirits

Scotland's fine spirits were the toast of the world at the International Wine & Spirit Competition. Entries are received from nearly 90 countries worldwide and...
Former British and Irish Lions captain Finlay Calder has called on  customers to support Gen!us Craft Lager at Scotmid with 5p from can every going towards his former team-mate Doddie Weir’s MND charity 
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Enjoy a lager and support rugby hero Doddie’s charity

Rugby fans can raise their glasses to toast former Scotland hero Doddie Weir - and support his charity at the same time. Scotland rugby legend...
The peanut butter tap is now being switched off

Last spread for ice cream parlour’s peanut butter tap

A Scottish ice cream parlour has decided to call it a day on the UK’s first ever peanut butter tap – despite it proving a...

Three authors in the running for the Kelpies Prize

A haunted lighthouse, a lost wizard and Bonnie Prince Charlie all feature in this year’s prize for new Scottish fiction for children. They are all in...

King Henry’s Sister Margaret: Scotland’s Tudor Queen

In King Henry’s Sister Margaret: Scotland’s Tudor Queen, a biography of Margaret Tudor, Mary McGrigor breathes new life into the story of one of the...

A festival of gin is now underway in Scotland

A festival of gin is currently underway in Edinburgh - and it's bigger and better than ever. Nicholson’s Gin Fest has returned for its third...

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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 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...