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The Whisky Social was such a success in Falkirk that it is moving to Dundee this weekend

Dundee gets set to welcome a festival of whisky

A popular whisky event is on the move - because it has been such a success. After two sell out years in Falkirk, the Whisky...

Book review – The Day She Saved the Doctor

What’s the story? To mark International Womens Day 2018, BBC Books have released Doctor Who - The Day She Saved The Doctor. Containing a quartet...
Former Edinburgh Makar Christine De Luca will be a judge (Photo: Chris Scott)

Poets wanted for festival poetry competition

Poets across the world are wanted for a Scottish competition. The 2018 Wigtown Poetry Competition has been launched with an invitation for poets from across...
Entrance for a Red Temple No. 1, painted in 1960 by Alan Davie

Scots of note added to UK’s historical biography

Prominent Scots are among 216 contemporary individuals who have been added to the new edition of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (DNB). The latest...
Kate Downie's ARI Mural Design No.1

Art of the Scottish seas forms new collection

The Scottish Maritime Museum will host a remarkable new national art collection. Featuring works by artists such as FCB Cadell, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Muirhead Bone,...
Glasgow playwright Heloise Thuall

A Play, Poet and a Pastry series comes to a close

The world premiere of Glasgow playwright Heloise Thuall's new play The Bug in The Cup takes place next week. The last in a successful series...

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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...