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Frankenstein’s Scottish links explored in TV show

FRANKENSTEIN'S Scottish links are being explored in a new television programme. Sàr-sgeòil: Frankenstein - produced by Caledonia TV for BBC Alba - examines the origins...
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New Releases: Whisky meets art

Peter Ranscombe rounds-up the latest releases from Scotland's whisky distilleries. ART is meeting whisky in the latest release from The Macallan. The Speyside distillery has...
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REVIEW: Six – a tragical history tour with killer songs

Kenny Smith enjoys a musical history lesson. SOMETIMES bringing history to life in a way that will engage a younger generation can be difficult. Remembering...

Guy Grieve shares adventures at Game Fair

SCOTTISH FIELD columnist Guy Grieve will be sharing stories from his adventures at next month's Scottish Game Fair. Grieve will take to the stage in...
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Royal Highland Show toasts gin, beer, and PJs launch

THE Royal Highland Show has released a gin to celebrate its 200th anniversary, alongside a beer partnership, and merchandise - including a pair of pyjamas....

Glasgow votes for more local nature reserves

COUNCILLORS in Glasgow are to create more local nature reserves (LNRs) and extend some existing sites. A total of 22 open spaces are poised to...

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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...
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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...
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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...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...