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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....

Glenalmond supports rural charity

GLENALMOND College in Perthshire has become the first school to join the supporters' scheme run by the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI). David Leggat,...

Zoom calls inspire Loch Lomond’s lockdown beer

A BEER inspired by lockdown Zoom calls has been created by Loch Lomond Brewery. "Zoom Time" is a New England-style India pale ale (IPA). Fiona...
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Balmoral’s ‘Curfew Club’ promises cocktails, whiskies, and movies

WHISKY tastings, cocktail creations, and movie nights are just some of the activities on offer at The Balmoral as part of the Edinburgh hotel's "Curfew...
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If you go down to the woods tonight…

HOPETOUN House's "Wondrous Woods" lighting trail opened last night. The stately home near South Queensferry will host the light show until 15 November. The Earl...

BBC Autumnwatch lands in Scotland

AUTUMNWATCH, the BBC's flagship wildlife television series, returns to Scotland next week with live broadcasts from Tentsmuir in Fife. Presenter Michaela Strachan will be based...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...
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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...
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...