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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...

Book review – Ghost by Helen Grant

What’s the story? Ghost is the tale of Augusta McAndrew, a girl living on a remote Scottish estate with her elderly grandmother Rose. She knows...

Learn skills that helped build walls across Scotland

Traditional skills are at the heart of a course which is coming to Aberdeenshire next month. Building and repairing dry stone walls is at 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...
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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,...
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...