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'SPACE'- SIDE TOWN SIGN at The Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Scotland

Whisky news round-up: Talisker, Glenlivet, and more

Peter Ranscombe rounds-up the latest whisky news from Scotland's distilleries. TALISKER ambassador Ross Edgley is attempting to break a swimming world record to promote the...

Edinburgh youngsters pick 50 favourite places

CHILDREN in Edinburgh have selected their 50 favourite activities for a guide compiled for youngsters visiting Scotland's capital. More than 100 recommendations were received from...

Seaton Park in Aberdeen is ‘best in Scotland’

OUTDOORS charity Fields in Trust has named Seaton Park in Aberdeen as Scotland's favourite park. Members of the public nominated 364 parks for the UK...

NatureScot Future Routes Fund hands out cash

THE winners of money from the NatureScot Future Routes Fund have been announced. Nine projects are being supported by the £20,000 fund, which was created...
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Connect Festival makes a triumphant return

Morag Bootland visits the Connect music festival on the outskirts of Edinburgh. I'M late to the party, but it’s better late than never. Connect Festival...

Aberdeen Art Fair returns on Friday

FIFTEEN exhibitors are lined up for this weekend's 10th Aberdeen Art Fair in the city's music hall. The fair begins on Friday evening with a...

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
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...