William Shakespeare’s first folio to go on display

A 400-year-old collection of some of William Shakespeare’s first works including Macbeth is to go on display. The National Library in Edinburgh will display the works as...

Winners of the Bloody Scotland Debut of the Year and McIlvanney Prize announced

Kate Foster has won the Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year for The Maiden (Mantle). Callum McSorley, who is also a debut author, was...

Dark skies: Top tips for star gazing in Scotland this winter

With the longer nights drawing in, astronomer Dr Alastair Bruce takes us through Scotland’s marvellous dark skies and  shares his top tips for stargazing. Autumn...

Online bidding for the Distillers One of One Auction begins

Online bidding for the Distillers One of One Auction begins today, as Sotheby’s reveal 14 more ultra-rare Scotch Whiskies and experiences to be auctioned off....

Sherlock Holmes statue unveiled to mark birthplace of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A newly refurbished statue of Sherlock Holmes has been unveiled in Edinburgh marking the birthplace of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The life-sized bronze sculpture was...

University of Glasgow named one of most Instagrammable universities in the UK

The University of Glasgow has been named one of the Instagrammable universities in the UK. New research revealed the number of times the 100 highest...



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...