LATEST POSTS

Book review: The Edinburgh Quiz Book

What's the story? Celebrating Edinburgh’s diverse riches, this quiz book invites you to come on a wide-ranging exploration of Scotland’s hilly capital. Peel away its...
 An Order of the Thistle brooch from the 19th century

A variety of gems from Scotland’s past go to auction

Auctioneers Bonhams are preparing to hold their annual Scottish sale later this month. A significant number of articles of note to Scots will be going...

Scotland gets ready for a visit from Sexy Fish

One of the most talked about bars in the UK is coming to Scotland - for one night only. Sexy Fish will be taking over...
The Simple Simon's chicken and tarragon pie, in its new cardboard pack

Top crust effort to help the environment

A Scottish food company is doing its bit for the environment by launching new recyclable packaging for its pies. Simple Simon’s Perfect Pies have launched...
WOSL_FullRes20160422DSC09714

Lunchtime ladies all set for charity fundraising

Women of Scotland’s Lunch are back for their 61st year of charity fundraising. In an annual bid to celebrate the women of Scotland’s achievements, a...
The Proclaimers

Taking the ‘easy’ option has been so rewarding

If you've seen The Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith, then you'll be aware of the work on Stephen Greenhorn. The Edinburgh man has had a...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...
Credit: Zak Cassar.

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...
Shetland_Tasting_visual

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 ÂŁ50,000 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...