LATEST POSTS

Pollok House in Glasgow (Photo: NTS)

Visit National Trust for Scotland properties – for free

A host of National Trust for Scotland sites across the country are offering free entry to National Lottery players from 23 November to 1 December...

Iconic Scottish painting to go on display in Perth

An iconic painting by the acclaimed Scottish artist John Bellany is to go on display this winter as part of Perth Museum and Art Gallery’s...
The Glen Moray classic range

Glen Moray Distillery gets ready to star on TV

The team at Glen Moray Distillery in Speyside are getting ready to become TV stars. They welcomed The Three Drinkers to film part of their...
A black satin dress, worn and owned by Joanna Lumley, designed by Jean Muir, c. 1964

Something for everyone at National Museums Scotland

National Museums Scotland’s 2020 exhibition programme will feature something for everyone, from dinosaurs to fashion - as well as The Declaration of Arbroath. The newly-announced...

The Gael launches its 20cl gin bottle

A Scottish distillery has launched its gin in a new smaller bottle, after the success of its larger creation. The Gael Spirits Company, based in...
One of the sculptures which has been lain on the ground

Art trail going the way of nature – as its creator planned

A unique Cairngorms sculpture trail is slowly losing its works of art – just as the artist intended. The Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail hosts an...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...