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A new production of The Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith comes to Edinburgh this summer

Scots musicians brought together for a special Burns Night playlist

Burns Night is only a day away, and it's easy to get into the spirit with a brand new playlist to be the perfect background...
The Dalwhinnie distillery

Distilleries report a record number of visitors

Scotch whisky tourism is in good spirits at the turn of 2018, as latest figures reveal a record year of visitors to Diageo distilleries across...
The WSET Awards and Graduation 2018

Seven Scots take honours at wine and spirits awards

Seven Scots were honoured as some of only 440 people in world this year to be awarded the coveted WSET Diploma from the Wine &...

Book review – Secret Peebles by Liz Hanson

For a town of 8376 people, Peebles has one heck of a history. Liz Hanson’s Secret Peebles brings it to life through a combination of...
Skye: A Photographic Communion

Book review – Skye: A Photographic Communion

Allan Wright's book Skye: A Photographic Communion captures the nature and topography of the island in more than 100 images, from majestic landscapes to magical...
The Island in Imagination and Experience by Barry Smith

Book review – The Island in Imagination and Experience

From Treasure Island to Robin Island, islands have long proved irresistible to mankind’s imagination. In this book, self-confessed island obsessive Barry Smith explores how islands...

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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 ÂŁ100,000 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...
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...
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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...