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New adviser joins Scottish Land & Estates

Scottish Land & Estates has enhanced its policy team with the appointment of a new adviser on agriculture. Eleanor Kay joins the organisation from Rothamsted...

There will be lots to see with Doors Open Day 2018

As the summer days and nights begin to fade, here's hoping that September isn't a complete wash out when it comes to weather. However, if...
The movie interpretation of Mark Shelley's Frankenstein's Monster

Watch the opening night of the V&A Dundee

The opening of Dundee's spectacular V&A Dundee museum is to be featured in a special live television show. The 90 minute programme from BBC Scotland...
Beautiful Loch Trool

Bringing the beauty of Scotland’s lochs to your home

A trip around some of the most beautiful lochs in Scotland is to get underway on Monday evening. A second series of Grand Tours of...
2018 agriculture winners AR Muirhead

Honouring those in the Scottish farming industry

Scotland's traditional industry of working the land is still alive and kicking in the 21st century. The Scottish Rural Awards is looking to reward those...
The Royal Northern Countryside Initiative, based in Aberdeen, won first prize in the 2018 education category

The search for firms who develop skills for the future

Sharing knowledge and educating others in the ways of rural Scotland is a vital part of traditional Scottish business. The Scottish Rural Awards is looking...

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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...