The Drowned and the Saved by Les Wilson

Book review – The Drowned and the Saved: When War Came to the Hebrides

A truly harrowing account, Les Wilson’s book sheds light on the untold Hebridean war experience. The Drowned and the Saved pays homage to the victims...
Councillor Glen Sanderson of Northumberland County Council with Councillor Gordon Edgar of Scottish Borders Council

Bid to secure important status for bridge between Scotland and England

A bridge between Scotland and England is at the centre of a bid to become one of 100 most important sites south of the border....
The Tomatin Metal edition

Final releases from Tomatin’s fantastic five series

Scottish whisky distillery Tomatin has this week announced the release of the final two expressions in its limited edition Five Virtues series. The series draws...

Scotch whisky firm becomes official sponsor of The Open

The Open is famous for its legendary Claret Jug trophy, but it will be tied to a Scots whisky for the next few years. Independent...
The Ardbeg Distillery on Islay

Plans to grow the Ardbeg Distillery on Islay are revealed

Multi-million pound plans to grow the Ardbeg Distillery in Islay have been revealed. Owned by The Glenmorangie Company, the development will see a new still...
Edinburgh at Christmas

Outlander effect gives Scottish attractions a dramatic rise in visitors

Visitor numbers to Scottish tourist attractions have risen for the fifth successive year - and part of the success is down to hit TV show...



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...

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...