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Rare cask from Scotland’s oldest family-owned distillery to sell for £100,000

A rare cask from Scotland’s oldest independent, family-owned distillery, could fetch £100,000 when it goes under the hammer. The Springbank 1997 bourbon barrel will be...

Rescued archives of Darwin mentor Charles Lyell go on display

Conversations between Scottish geologist Charles Lyell and Charles Darwin are on public display for the first time. The archive of letters, maps and sketches, including...
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Shortlist for Scotland’s National Book Awards announced

The shortlist for Scotland’s National Book Awards has been announced, featuring books on climate change, the importance of male friendships and King James VI. The...
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Georgian Manse overlooking historic Glenluce Abbey hits the market

A charming B-listed Georgian Manse with breath-taking views over historic Glenluce Abbey is on the market. The six-bedroom Abbey House has three reception rooms, an...
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Bonhams Dog Sale returns featuring stunning Dandie Dinmont portrait

Bonhams is celebrating canine companions with the return of its dog sale - with a stunning portrait of a Dandie Dinmont up for grabs. The...
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Glencairn Glass invites writers to enter annual crime short story competition

Scottish Field has joined forces with the Glencairn Glass for the third installment of it's crime short story competition. The Glencairn Glass is once again...

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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...