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The Rainbow Taxis cabbies make their way to the Mackies' farm

Why taxi drivers were the ice cream of the crop

Scottish taxi drivers were put through their paces when provided with an unconventional twist on their age-old exam. Cabbies are famed for passing the notoriously...
The XPONorth 2017 launch event

A host of national and international speakers to attend

Scotland's leading creative industries festival, XpoNorth, have unveiled their next wave of figures and speakers confirmed to participate at the one-of-a-kind event. Taking place across...

Eden Mill’s first whisky sells for ÂŁ7100 at auction

A bottle of single malt whisky from Scotland has fetched a record-breaking price at auction for the first release from a distillery. Eden Mill's bottle...
Pupils at Gordonstoun take to the stage

There’s far more to school than being in class

Research by the University of Edinburgh suggests that learning experiences outside the classroom can have life-long benefits. In recent years there has been growing debate...

Book review – The Great Drams of Scotland

What’s the story? Behind each and every dram there is a unique, colourful and tasty tale to be told. Greg Dillon, award-winning writer and blogger,...
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A beautiful villa packed with period features

A beautifully presented, spacious five bedroom period villa set over three levels is now on the market. Offered for sale through Miller Hendry, Willoughby House...

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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...