Timothy Oulton opens in Glasgow

FURNITURE and interiors company Timothy Oulton has chosen Glasgow's Princes Square as the location for its first Scottish store. The branch, which opened over the...

Drinks lab hits milestone

THE Start-Up Drinks Lab in Port Glasgow has hit a landmark after its turnover reached £1 million. The lab was set up in 2017 to...

Local landmarks inspire Kingsbarns’ whisky names

KINGSBARNS, the family-owned distillery in Fife, has today unveiled its latest whisky – Balcomie. Matured in American oak butts that previously held oloroso sherry, the...
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Artist/Sculptor Natasha Phoenix has created the faces of Nicola Sturgeon, Donald Trump (using Scotty Brand
smoked salmon for contrast and amusement!) and Boris Johnson, as well as some cartoon
characters that will appeal to children.
The Scottish food producer, Scotty Brand, will be launching a Mash Art competition for 
consumers to enter their dinner plate creations. The competition entries are expected to be
strikingly visual and will be shared across Scotty Brand’s website and social media channels.

Kids told to play with their food

TATTIE supplier Scotty Brand is launching a mash potato art competition - and has created some spud-tacular examples. Scottish sculptor Natasha Phoenix has sculptured Prime...

Scotland’s first ‘vertical distillery’ takes shape

CONSTRUCTION has begun at Scotland's first "vertical distillery". Foundations have been laid for the £12 million Port of Leith distillery. The site sits next door...

Scots folk band releases US book shop tour album

A FOLK band that takes its inspiration from book shops has released its latest album. The Bookshop Band's Live in American Bookshops long-player has been...



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...