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Socially-distanced grouse shooting set to begin

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Tattie supplier Branston in virtual round the world fundraiser

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Folk musician Karen Tweed publishes sketchbook

PIANO accordionist Karen Tweed has published her first book of sketches. Tweed trained as a graphic artist in the early 1980s before focusing on music...

Morrison’s Academy posts 100% Advanced Higher passes

ALL pupils in sixth year at Morrison's Academy passed their Advanced Highers exams, the Crieff school has revealed. Every pupil sitting a Higher exam in...

Scottish Game Fair cancelled

THE organisers of the Scottish Game Fair have cancelled this year's event. The gathering at Scone Palace had been shifted from July to October but...

Clan holds its first virtual gathering

CLAN Farquharson will hold its first virtual gathering this weekend, kicking off a week of events to celebrate its history, heritage and international community. Led...

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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...
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...