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Islay House.

Islay House: One of UK’s most historic properties goes on sale

Perched at the centre of the Whisky Isle, it is one of Britain's most historic houses, having hosted distinguished guests from Prime Ministers to Queen...
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River Brora: Stretch of fishing river on the market for £825k

A prestigious stretch of the River Brora with productive fishing has hit the market for £825,000. Lower Brora Fishings comprises three miles of left bank...
The Stone of Destiny.

Perth Museum: Stone of Destiny takes centre stage at new £27m attraction

More than 700 years since it left Scone, the Stone of Destiny has become the centrepiece of the new £27 million Perth Museum. The ancient...
Kayti Peschke. Credit: Skíō Pottery.

Life With a potter on Skye: ‘It’s really satisfying to see a ball of clay turn into something beautiful’

A year ago potters Kayti Peschke and Luke Seaton moved 440 miles to Skye from Yorkshire to set up Skíō Pottery in Waternish. Kayti tell...
An oval stone building which was discovered has now been dated to between the 7th and 10th century.

Archaeologists discover lost monastery of St Moluag on Isle of Lismore

It has long been believed that St Moluag was one of the earliest saints to arrive in Scotland after he made it to the Isle...
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Aye Write: Glasgow book festival called off after event turned down for funding

It has been attended by some of the biggest authors in the country, from Ian Rankin to Val McDermid. But Glasgow’s long-running Aye Write book...

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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...
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...