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Whisky exports increase to £1.8 billion – but volume shipped overseas drops

Scotch whisky exports increased by 3.4 per cent to £1.8 billion in the first half of this year. The sum - $2.4billion - was boosted...

Scotland’s Winter Festival programme is announced for St Andrew’s Day, Hogmany and Burns Night

A series of events ares taking place across the country part of the Scotland’s Winter Festival programme for 2017/18. The Minister for International Development and...
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Public can have their say to honour figures from Scotland’s proud past

The Scottish public which figures from history they would like to see celebrated with a commemorative plaque. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has opened up nominations...

Music and whisky are the perfect blend for Highland Park

Highland Park has launched Full Volume, a new single malt that takes inspiration from the 'synchronicity of music and whisky' for the American market. The...
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Big Burns Supper unveils biggest programme ever

The Big Burns Supper, to take place in Dumfries from 19 to 28 January has unveiled its biggest programme ever, with 200 live events. The...
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Charity fundraising dinner to help revamp Kilmartin Museum

A charity dinner to help preserve 5000 years of history is taking place this week. Kilmartin Museum, on Argyll's west coast, is embarking on an...

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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...