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Hazel Irvine climbing Ben Lomond with her dad (Photo: Hazel Irvine)

TV’s Hazel Irvine has always been a good sport

Since the 1980s, Hazel Irvine has been one of Scotland's favourite sports broadcasters. Whether on Friday nights with Scotsport Extra Time with Jim White, on...
Kinloch Castle on the Isle of Rum

Bid to raise £60,000 to save castle’s rare instrument

A musical instrument said to have been ordered for Queen Victoria, but she died before its complete, needs extensive repairs at its home in a...
Jim Clark's cousin, Doug Niven gave Sir
Jackie Stewart a tour of the museum

Sir Jackie Stewart opens Jim Clark Museum

Three-time Formula One world champion Sir Jackie Stewart OBE has officially opened a museum dedicated to fellow Scots racing driver Jim Clark. Formula One legend,...
Get ready to visit the 1930s at New Lanark

Step back to the 1930s at New Lanark this weekend

Put your 1930s glad rags on, step back in time and join all the fun at New Lanark this weekend. Experience the changes which were...
Glenallachie Distillery.

GlenAllachie adds to its core whisky range

The GlenAllachie Distillery is extending its multi award-winning core range of single malt whiskies to include a 15-year-old expression. The new GlenAllachie 15 year old,...

Tributes paid to the 10th Duke of Roxburghe

The 10th Duke of Roxburghe has died, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Guy Innes Ker died peacefully at his family’s ancestral home, Floors Castle,...

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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...