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A celebration of Gaelic at this year’s XpoNorth

Delegates to Scotland’s leading creative industries festival will see and hear about some of the leaders in the Gaelic language at the festival. XpoNorth 2018...
Gail Porter returns to Portobello Beach (Photo: Angus Blackburn)

Why Gail Porter’s heart still belongs to Portobello

Scottish TV presenter Gail Porter has been in the public eye for well over two decades. Gail hosted shows including The Movie Chart Show, Top...
Scotland is responsible for making the majority of the UK's gin

Have we reached the peak point for Scottish gin?

Most people don’t realise that a gin named after a specific location doesn’t necessarily mean it is from that location. I have hosted panel discussions...
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Nine hotels in Scotland for country pursuits

There is a time for relaxation and a time for exertion. And while on holiday in Scotland, there is no finer location for taking part...
Alice Wyllie and Katie McAllister from National Museums Scotland listen in to the soundtrack of Scotland  (Photo: Neil Hanna)

Explore Scotland’s contribution to pop music this summer

Scotland is being celebrated in a new exhibition dedicated to its contribution to the popular music scene. This summer the National Museum of Scotland presents...
Relive board games from your youth and share with your own family in New Lanark with Game Plan

It’s game on as exhibition stops in Scotland

A trip back to your childhood is in store next month with a new exhibition of board games coming to Scotland. New Lanark World Heritage...

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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 £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...