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Scots take gold at British Farming Awards

SCOTTISH farmers and rural businesses won some of the biggest prizes at last night's British Farming Awards. More than 800 farmers and their advisors gathered...
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Scotland gets ready for Halloween

There's hubble, bubble, toil, and trouble ahead of Halloween, as Peter Ranscombe discovers. SCOTLAND is preparing to mark Halloween in a wide variety of ways....

New Fair Isle bird observatory takes shape

CONSTRUCTION of a replacement bird observatory for Fair Isle took a step forward yesterday. Modules built in a factory in Sheffield arrived at the island...

Strathearn Gallery hosts Ron Lawson exhibition

ARTIST Ron Lawson will be on hand at the Strathearn Gallery in Crieff on Saturday to open his biggest show of the year. More than...

World Gaelic Week 2023 dates revealed

THE dates have been revealed for next year's World Gaelic Week - or Seachdain Na Gàidhlig. World Gaelic Week will run on 20-26 February, 2023,...

Gran wins lifetime supply of Mackie’s ice cream

A GRAN from Dorset has won a lifetime supply of Mackie's ice cream - 26 litres a year. Margaret Pitman beat more than 40,000 other...

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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...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

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...