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Lachlan, Jamie and Ewan MacLean are met by many well-wishers in Antigua. [Atlantic Campaigns]

An almighty roar for team BROAR

After over a month at sea, three Scottish brothers have set three World Records in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge – dubbed the toughest row...
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Help us find Scotland’s top distillery tour and whisky bar

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Field Whisky Challenge - and we are looking for nominations  for the Whisky Bar of the...

Celtic Connections festival kicks off for 2020

Europe’s largest winter music festival, Celtic Connections 2020, begins today (Thursday 16 January) with 18 days of music on stages across Glasgow set to light...

Scotch whisky recording celebrates emerging talent

Some of the finest young and emerging talent in Scotland’s traditional music scene have been brought together. They are part of a unique CD recording...

Youngsters show they have got the write stuff

Four young writers have won a creative writing competition as part of the Message from the Skies project and will see their own words projected...

Farming in the era of sea eagles

Farmers and crofters affected by sea eagles are invited to the premiere of a short film highlighting the work being done to mitigate the problem....

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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...