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Follow their train of thought in new documentary

The lives of Scots rail passengers feature in a new TV documentary. Part of BBC Scotland’s Modern Lives series, Brief Encounters captures a range of...

Paths will close to remove diseased ash trees

Pathways on Arran are to be closed in the coming weeks to remove diseased ash trees. Forestry and Land Scotland’s Arran-based team has advised that...
Peter Howson putting the finishing touches to his painting, Prophecy (Photo: Itch Film)

Peter Howson’s latest work – from start to finish

Internationally-acclaimed Scottish artist Peter Howson’s creative process is placed centre stage in a fascinating insight into how a painter creates a major artwork from scratch....

Scottish Rural Awards finalists are revealed

The Scottish Rural Awards are delighted to announce the finalists for 2020. The shortlist features rural businesses from across Scotland in 12 award categories. The...
Neil Mowat, UK marketing director of Ian Macleod Distillers (Photo: Neil Hanna)

Edinburgh Gin launches first TV advert

Edinburgh Gin has today launched its biggest-ever brand campaign, Filled with Wonder. Featuring its first-ever TV spot, which will debut exclusively on Channel 4, the...

Brash McKelvie – Don’t forget that we’re all incomers

Scottish Field's online columnist Brash McKelvie can be the incredible sulk. Here are the cast of characters that share the vicissitudes of life: Scragend -...

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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...