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The Laings diamond afternoon tea is being offered in Edinburgh

Don’t say it with flowers when you can say it with diamonds over afternoon tea

A stunning afternoon tea with a difference is currently on offer at an Edinburgh hotel. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian has partnered up with...
Scottish knitters and crocheters are wanted to help create a giant poppy

Scottish knitters wanted to help create a giant WW1 centenary poppy

Scottish knitters and crocheters are being asked to take part in a 2018 knitting project to mark the centenary of the end of the First...
The Rough Guide to the North Coast 500

Book review: The Rough Guide to the North Coast 500

One of Scotland’s gems is the North Coast 500, weaving its way around the Highlands, passing by castles, lochs and coves.  The ideal guide for...
Scottish distiller Arbikie Gin, in partnership with bartender Francesco Petracci from The Gibson, have claimed the titleof the World's Best Martini 2018

Scottish gin plays its part in winning the World’s Best Martini 2018

The search for The World's Best Martini 2018 is now over - and the title has come to Scotland. Scottish distiller Arbikie Gin, in partnership...
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Book review: The Clyde – Mapping The River

‘The River Clyde, the wonderful Clyde/ The name of it thrills me and fills me with pride,’ – so goes the old song. John Moore’s...
Newcomer winners Carnegie Whisky Cellars

Carnegie Whisky Cellars bring prestigious award to Scotland for the first time

A Scottish bar has become the first in the country to win a prestigious drinks award. The Carnegie Whisky Cellars in Dornoch are delighted to...

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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...