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The Balvenie releases Batch 6 of its collectable series

The Balvenie single malt Scotch whisky has released the sixth bottling of the coveted and highly collectable Tun 1509 series. The latest addition to The...

Going on a Witch Hunt with new BBC radio podcast

BBC Radio Scotland has launched Witch Hunt - a podcast on Halloween. Witch Hunt is from the team that produces Time Travels, BBC Radio Scotland’s...

Inside the real life of comedy hero Billy Connolly

An intimate, deeply personal and funny portrait of Scotland's legendary comedian Billy Connolly is being released next month. Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland is a...
The Republic of Fiji Military Forces Band performs at the dress rehearsal for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at ANZ Stadium in Sydney

Largest-ever tattoo in front of Edinburgh Castle – down under!

More than 1,500 international performers gather in a show of cultural unity as the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo marched into Sydney. Under the lights of...

The Mod flag passes from Glasgow to Inverness

The Royal National Mòd flag was passed from Glasgow to Inverness, at the massed choir closing event of the 2019 Glasgow Mòd. The symbolic flag...

Red deer sector confident of showing good progress

Scotland’s upland Deer Management Groups are confident their three yearly review will show good progress and recognise the significant contribution they make to the nation....

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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...