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Dennis and Carol McDonald were among the first to arrive for Saturday’s opening

Thousands join Aberdeen Art Gallery reopening celebrations

Aberdeen Art Gallery reopened to the public on Saturday as the ribbon was cut on the landmark redevelopment. Free tickets for the opening weekend were...

Meet the brave Scots brothers rowing the Atlantic

When three brothers from Edinburgh decided to row across the Atlantic, their fundraising drive saw them pillaging West Coast distilleries for whisky. Ewan, Jamie and...
Edinburgh Castle by Francis Salvesen

Perthshire artist celebrates Britain’s landmarks

A self-taught artist originally from Perthshire will be unveiling a major exhibition of his oil paintings of the British landscape. Britain’s most stunning natural and...

More than 7000 watched Samhuinn Fire Festival

Thousands gathered to watch winter triumph over summer last night at the immersive Samhuinn Fire Festival in Edinburgh’s city centre. A crowd of more than...

Shorter days bring more deer to our roads

Scottish Natural Heritage is warning motorists to be aware of the increased risk of collisions between deer and vehicles due to the shorter days at...
Scott Hutchison  of Frightened Rabbit (Photo by Ross Gilmore/Redferns)

Marking Burns Night and Chinese New Year

Unique Events and the Edinburgh Tourism Action Group will celebrate the city's Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker and Chinese New Year Festivals in January 2020. A...

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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...