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The BenRiach Batch 2

BenRiach releases single malt in its most non-diluted form

A Scotch whisky in its purest form has been released. Whisky explorers searching for a glimpse into the spirit of BenRiach distillery have the chance...
A spring lamb

Dog owners reminded to keep their pets under control

Scots dog owners are being reminded to keep their dogs under control when they are out in the countryside. With spring approaching, farmers and crofters...
Old Ballantruan Aged 15 Years

Old Ballantruan is a new expression from Tomintoul Distillery

The Old Ballantruan Whisky Company announces the launch of its new release, Old Ballantruan Aged 15 Years. The Tomintoul Distillery lies within the Glenlivet Estate...
Clare Campbell from Prick

Tartan weaving in the Highlands has moved a step closer

The 'plan B' to bring tartan weaving back to the Highlands of Scotland has hit its goal. Prickly Thistle’s Build the Mill campaign will enable...
The former Victoria Road School in Aberdeen

Old school site is up for sale ready for a revamp – but plans are wanted for the buildings

A former school site is to be made available for sale - but the plan is that new buyers will retain the old buildings. The...
Pipers parading at Castle Gordon

Piping organisations unite to create a new Scottish centre of excellence

A move to a new national centre of excellence for piping has been approved this week. The boards of the College of Piping and the...

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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,...
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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...
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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 £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...