Scotland's Finest Woods Awards are looking for nominees

Nominations wanted to find Scotland’s finest farm woodlands

The finest farm woodlands in Scotland are being asked to step forward as part of a national awards programme. Scotland's Finest Woods Awards, which recognise...

Scottish Land Commission looking for increased land ownership accountability

Increasing the accountability of land ownership and promoting an open approach to decision making is the goal of the Scottish Land Commission. The Commission has...
This year's GIN:NE was a success (Photo: GIN:NE/ The Gin Cooperative)

Successful north east of Scotland gin festival will return in 2019

A gin festival is to be held in the north east of Scotland in February next year. After this success of this year's GIN:NE event,...
Artist Naa Densua Tordzro (right), Senanu Tordzro (second from right) and niece Linda Tordzro (left) wearing another traditional Africian outfit also on show. They are joined by son Setor playing the kora.

Cultural connections will come to the fore with new Glasgow exhibition

A Scottish museum is exploring cultural connections with a new display. Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has undertaken an ambitious redisplay of the World...
Scottish writer Stuart Reid

Scots writer returns from Oz but snow ends his World Book Day events

A Scottish writer who flew 10,000 miles to continue his world book tour found his plans thwarted by the Beast from the East. The snow...
Gintyre will take place in Camobeltown Town Hall

Legendary whisky area will celebrate with its first festival of gin

Campbeltown and the Kintyre area are legendary for their whisky, but now it's set to host its first festival of gin. The inaugural Gintyre Festival...



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...
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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...
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...

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...