More young people from Spain come to Scotland than any other European country

“Viva Escocia!” as huge numbers of Spanish youngsters come to Scotland

New research has shown that Scotland is being visited by increasing numbers of young Spanish people each year. While many Scots enjoy heading to Spain,...
The 30 year old bottle of second edition Black Bowmore single malt whisky, bought for £11,900

Legendary rare whisky fetches world record at auction

A rare 30 year old bottle of second edition Black Bowmore single malt whisky has been bought for a record £11,900 in an online auction...
The Lost Distillery Company has launched the Discovery Selection

A journey of discovery with launch of exclusive mini whisky selection

They might be small, but a new selection of miniature malts captures the spirit of Scotland. The Lost Distillery Company has launched a new Discovery...
The Great Horizon by Jo Woolf

Book review – The Great Horizon: 50 Tales of Exploration

Show a cat an empty box and the chances are, they’ll jump into it. Show a human a mountain and it’s quite probably they’ll feel...
The Lanarkshire Songwriter Group

Folk music CD was inspired by fruit pickers of the Clyde Valley

Fifty free copies of a social history in song are now available. The Fruits of their Labours album by Lanarkshire Songwriters is available to members...
The Auchentoshan 3 Wood

A Master Distiller’s guide to Burns Night

With Christmas a distant memory and spring a long way off, the end of January isn’t a traditionally cheerful time unless you follow Scottish tradition...



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...