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Plans are in hand to expand The Benromach Distillery (Photo: Kenny Smith)

Benromach reveals plans to create a new warehouse to boost its output

A Scottish distillery is throwings its doors open to the public, to hear their views on its planned extension. Forres-based Benromach, owned by Gordon &...
Colin Speedie’s new book A Sea Monster’s Tale: In Search of the Basking Shark

Book review: A Sea Monster’s Tale

Colin Speedie’s new book A Sea Monster’s Tale: In Search of the Basking Shark takes us from swashbuckling hunts of giant sharks by reckless individuals...
Edinburgh's iconic The Caledonian Hotel is under new management

New owners have big plans for Edinburgh’s iconic Caledonian Hotel

Edinburgh's iconic Caledonian Hotel is under new ownership - and they are already planning major changes. Twenty14 Holdings has announced the acquisition of the captial's...
The Playfair at Donaldson’s is an outstanding building

Palatial elegance, majestic character and architectural heritage from the Playfair at Donaldson’s

An incredible opportunity has arisen to purchase a stunning home in one of the most iconic and majestic buildings in Edinburgh. Donaldson’s is set amidst...
This is the second year of the National Whisky Festival in Glasgow

Raise a dram to Glasgow’s second National Whisky Festival this Saturday

The National Whisky Festival is returning to Glasgow this weekend. Run in partnership with Celtic Connections, this unique tasting festival blends the world of whisky...
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Book review: An Enormous Reckless Blunder

An Enormous Reckless Blunder tells the little-known story of the Lewis Chemical Works. In 1844, James Matheson purchased the Isle of Lewis with the fortune...

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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 ÂŁ50,000 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...