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North east of Scotland to play host to a festival celebrating gin

The north east of Scotland is getting ready for a celebration of gin. GIN:NE is being held on February 9 and 10, at Inverurie Town...
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Visitor numbers at distilleries rise by an impressive 18 per cent

A distiller has reported an 18 per cent rise in visitors for the summer season. Diageo is toasting a successful 2017 at its distillery visitor...
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Distillery is taking shape for whisky and gin production in Dingwall

Whisky and gin are to be produced at the world’s first 100 per cent community-owned distillery in Dingwall. GlenWyvis has confirmed its order for gin...

Baking queen Mary Berry visits Scone Palace for new TV show

Britain's queen of baking is to feature a historic Scots building in her new TV show. Scone Palace will offer the public a behind-the-scenes peek...
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Prolific partnership for honey and grouse is reaping dividends

Scottish honey producers are working in partnership with grouse estates to enable bees to feed on the prolific flowering plants on moorland in several parts...
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Macallan 1878 bottle is exposed as a fake by Whisky 101

One of the world’s only known bottles of Macallan 1878 still in circulation has been officially exposed as a fake. Following an investigation by Rare...

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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...