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The SRUC Elmwood opening

New £350,000 animal care and gamekeeping facilities

Scotland’s Rural College officially opened the doors to new £350,000 Animal Care and Gamekeeping facilities at its Elmwood campus today. The facilities have brought new...

Pianodrome is amphitheatre made from pianos

The world’s first amphitheatre made entirely out of upcycled pianos is to be resident at Edinburgh’s historic Leith Theatre this month. It will present a...

Free tickets being given away for Scottish tourist spots

Historic Environment Scotland have thousands of free tickets to give away to some of the country’s best-loved historic abbeys, palaces, castles and cathedrals. It comes...

Writing fellowship is now open for applications

Marking Robert Louis Stevenson Day today (13 November), Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers is...

Your chance to Bond with an Aston Martin DB5

A replica of James Bond’s stunning Aston Martin DB5 is on show at Glasgow's Riverside Museum this month. Visitors will be able to admire the...
Graeme Hamilton, Director of Operations at the St Andrews Brewing Co

Bar picks up award for its dedication to craft beer

St Andrews Brewing Company’s original bar has picked up another national award for its dedication to promoting and serving the finest craft beer. The bar,...

WHISKY

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...