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‘Flock to the Show’ hits the road

MORE than 35 sheep sculptures will travel through Scotland in April and May as part of the "Flock to the Show" public art trail. The...

TV chef Julie Lin opens ‘can-teen’

TELEVISION chef Julie Lin is traveling around Scotland in a pop-up "can-teen" to promote canned food. Lin is working with environmental organisation Zero Waste Scotland...

News from the rivers Dee and Tweed

IT'S been a busy month for the rivers Dee and Tweed. Actor Robson Green, Olympic rower Dame Katherine Grainger, and internationally-experienced river guide Al Peake...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Edinburgh Playhouse

THE new production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse this month. Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The...

Master Chefs of Great Britain raises £30,000

MORE than £30,000 was raised during last week's Master Chefs of Great Britain Annual Fundraising Lunch at Gleneagles Hotel to support young chefs and apprentices...

Helping it Happen Awards open for 2023

TWO categories have been added to this year's Helping it Happen Awards. Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), the membership body that organises the competition, said...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...
HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...