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Keep your eyes on the skies for a flying boot

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's... a giant flying Wellington boot! This month, the Original Wellington Boot, Hunter’s icon, is being...

Nick Nairn pulls the plug on Aberdeen pizza business

Scottish chef Nick Nairn has announced the closure of his pizza restaurant business in Aberdeen. The celebrity chef says the decision has been taken with...

Pioneer launches a new gin for airport market

One of the pioneers of the Scottish gin renaissance has this month unveiled the first-ever extension to its range. Almost a decade after it launched,...

The Artie Conan Doyle Mysteries: The Vanishing Dragon

Sherlock Holmes has undergone something of a revival over recent times. In addition to two popular films starring Robert Downey Junior as the Great Detective,...

A Painter’s Scotland: Favourite Places, Favourite Paintings

A full-time painter for almost two decades, Charles Simpson’s native pull is expressed in his artwork and candid writing, which comes to the fore in...

The Battle of St Monans: Scotland’s Forgotten Battle

Fife author Leonard Low investigates the forgotten battle of St Monans and explores the darker side of history in his latest book. It was the...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
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...
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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,...
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...