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Lidl's beer map of Scotland, showing where its craft ales are coming from

Supermarket has its third festival of Scottish beers

A supermarket is toasting the Scottish craft beer industry by holding its third in-store Isle of Ale festival. Lidl UK has announced the event, starting...
Justin Prigmore painting in his studio.

Scottish Game Fair artist: ‘I’m painting a grander side of Scotland’

Cairngorms-based artist Justin Prigmore has been selected as the Artist in Action for this year’s 30th anniversary edition of the Scottish Game Fair, taking place...

Book review: Arts and the Nation

What’s the Story? Arts and the Nation evaluates the similarities and differences between Scottish and international writers, artists and composers. Recognising that there has been...

Your chance to become a whisky distiller for a day

Scottish whisky's spiritual home is giving a lucky individual the chance to be a distiller for a day. Lindores Abbey Distillery has announced the competition,...

New Scottish gin gets a capital launch

A new Scottish gin was launched earlier this month in the heart of the capital. Kinrara Distillery launched into Edinburgh with a gathering of friends...

Scottish Opera premier will be all Greek in New York

Opera fans will have the chance to see Scottish Opera and Opera Ventures’ co-production of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Greek in the Big Apple this December when...

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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...