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The Macallan cask sold for £242,000

1989 cask of The Macallan sells for just under quarter of a million pounds

A cask of Scotch whisky was sold for almost quarter of a million pounds at auction last week. The barrel of Macallan 1989 went under...
Father Ted and Father Dougal in the new mural

Painting the town Ted with new mural in Edinburgh Irish bar

Cult 90s classic comedy Father Ted is being celebrated on the walls of a new pub in Edinburgh. Revellers are now able to ‘paint the...
James Martin at Taste of Grampian 2017

Taste of Grampian reveal special ingredient to draw the crowds

TV chef James Martin is returning to Taste of Grampian this summer. Taste of Grampian Chairman John Gregor revealed the news, ahead of the 19th...
Lighthouse

Book review: Scottish Lighthouse Pioneers

Many of Scotland’s coastal lighthouses were created in the 19th century by the Stevenson family, including the famous author Robert Louis Stevenson, and this book celebrates...
Barry Van Dusen's painting, Sanderlings

Feathered friends feature in new exhibition of artistic work

An exhibition of work by the Society of Wildlife Artists opens this weekend. The SWLA has chosen the Donald Watson Gallery at Waterson House, the...
Chef Nico Simeone

Edinburgh prepares to be served up a new dining concept by Nico Simeone

Renowned Scottish-Italian chef, Nico Simeone, is set to introduce his latest dining concept to Edinburgh. This April, he will open Six by Nico on Hanover...

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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 £100,000 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...
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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,...
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...