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Scots adventurer returns after Antarctic row

SCOTTISH rower Jamie Douglas-Hamilton has returned home after breaking eight world records in the Antarctic, despite bad weather scuppering his hopes of reaching South Georgia....

Ten Scots chosen for Collect 2023 show

GLASS artist Suh Moonju is among ten maker selected to represent Scotland at the Collect 2023 art fair in London. The ten artists were selected...

The Balmoral gets five stars from Forbes

THE 2023 Forbes Travel Guide has awarded a five-star rating to The Balmoral hotel in Edinburgh. The Balmoral became the first hotel in Scotland to...
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Whisky news round-up: tourism, auctions, and more

Peter Ranscombe takes another irreverent look at all the latest whisky news. IT'S been a week for splashing the cash in the world of whisky....

Universities mark Adam Smith tercentenary

THE second lecture in a series to mark the tercentenary of Scottish economist Adam Smith takes place in the United States. Sam Peltzman, who is...
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Glasgow Clan ice hockey players raise cash for cancer charity

THREE players from the Glasgow Clan ice hockey team had their legs waxed to raise money for cancer charity Lymphoma Action. Canadians Drew McLean and...

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SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...
HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
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Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...