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Strathallan School introduces ‘virtual reality tours’

A PERTHSHIRE school has introduced "virtual reality tours" to let prosepective pupils and their parents see inside the institution. Online visitors can view Strathallan's boarding...

‘The King’ helps out ‘The Prince’

DRINKS brand The King's Ginger will donate 10% of its sales to The Prince’s Countryside Fund from 1 January. The ginger spirit was created in...

‘Frank – get the book!’

COMEDIAN Janey Godley is among presenter Damian Barr's guests in the first episode of The Big Scottish Book Club, which returns to the BBC Scotland channel...

Students learn from composer Errollyn Wallen

MUSICIAN Errollyn Wallen has been appointed as the visiting professor of composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) in Glasgow. Her role includes one-to-one...

Cauliflower power as snacking shifts online

SNACKING Scots have been credited with saving an Ayrshire-based business. Tracey Hogarth, owner of Nudie Snacks, saw her sales drop by 95% when lockdown began...

10,000 skincare products for cancer patients

CANCER support charity Make 2nds Count has teamed up with cancer skincare specialist Jennifer Young to give 10,000 products away during Breast Cancer Awareness Month....

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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...