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One competitor at the Royal Highland Showcase this year (Photo: Ian Georgeson)

Celebrating 200 Years of the Royal Highland Show

Tickets are being released for next year's Royal Highland Show - marking the 200th anniversary of the much-anticipated event. Organisers have announced they will release...

StAnza festival returns with exciting new format

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, has revealed headline names for the 2022 festival, including Scots Makar, Kathleen Jamie. Big names are due to perform at...

Storm chase yields 66 copies of rare George Mackay Brown book

A joint appeal by BBC Radio Orkney and the George Mackay Brown Fellowship – to mark the centenary of the Orcadian writer’s birth this year...

A 60th birthday present – £100,000 to enjoy the mountains

The Scottish Mountaineering Trust marks a special birthday next year - and it's giving away a present. For its diamond birthday next year, the Scottish...

RSABI appoints Carol McLaren as new chief executive

RSABI, the charity supporting people in Scottish agriculture, has announced its new chief executive. The trustees are delighted with the appointment of Carol McLaren as...

Chocs away in the latest episode of our podcast

This week we're talking chocolate on the Scottish Field podcast. As well as sharing details all about our latest issue, we learn how a healthy...

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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...