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Find yourself some gin-spired at an Aberdeen celebration of the drink

Tickets are selling fast for this year's festival of gin in Aberdeenshire. GIN:NE is being held on February 9 and 10, at Inverurie Town Hall....
Giles Cooke in Australia's Barossa Valley

Giles uses his expertise in wine for tremendous fundraising idea

An inspiring Scottish winemaker who has previously raised more than £4500 for good causes through sales of his artisan red wine has launched a new...
Madame Scotia, Madam Scrap
By Hélène Witcher

Book review: Madame Scotia, Madam Scrap by Hélène Witcher

What’s the story? Madame Scotia, Madam Scrap is the story of Héloïse Russell-Fergusson, an eccentric free spirit and pioneer of Hebridean and unconventional clarsach, or...
The Fiat S76, known as the Beast of Turin, is coming to Inverary Castle

Fire but no fury as Italian legend comes to Scotland

A fire-breathing beast is set to roar in Scotland this summer. The Argyll Festival of Performance will bring 'The Beast of Turin' at Inveraray Castle...
More than 900 free public charging points are now sited in Scotland

Now is the time to spark an interest in electric vehicles

Scots who ditching their petrol or diesel car in favour of an electric alternative could make them significant savings with the help of Government incentives....
Antiques roadshow host Fiona Bruce

The Antiques Roadshow will return to Scotland this summer

Popular TV show The Antiques Roadshow is coming to Scotland this summer. BBC One’s hot show will be filming at Crathes Castle near Aberdeen on...

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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...