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Benedetti hits No 1 with Elgar

SCOTTISH violinist Nicola Benedetti has taken the number one slot in the official classical artist chart with her Edward Elgar record. The physical disc was...

Calls for beavers to be moved as shooting season begins

BEAVERS should be moved instead of being shot, according to an alliance of two dozen conservation charities and communities groups. The Scottish Rewilding Alliance has...

Marchmont House creates studios for artists

ARTISTS' studios and workshops have been created at Marchmont House near Greenlaw in the Borders. An event marking the launch of the creative spaces will...
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A week in whisky: rum, oddities and the cask

Scottish Field drinks blogger Peter Ranscombe takes a look at what's been happening in the world of whisky over the past seven days... AHEAD of...

Hamilton & Inches launches first hand-crafted engagement rings

EDINBURGH'S landmarks and Scotland's countryside and coastline have inspired jeweller and silversmith Hamilton & Inches to create its first range of hand-crafted engagement rings. The...

First golden eagle chick on Highland estate for 40 years

GOLDEN eagles have bred for the first time in 40 years on charity Trees for Life’s flagship Dundreggan rewilding estate at Glenmoriston between Loch Ness...

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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...
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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...
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...