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Scotland’s most northerly mainland distillery opened by The King

Scotland’s most northerly mainland distillery has been officially opened by The King. 8 Doors Distillery was opened by His Majesty King Charles during a visit...
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Highland museums to showcase treasures to a global audience with Smartify

From uncovering Cromarty’s historic links to the transatlantic slave trade, to following a blue plaque walking tour revealing the individuals that made Stromness the town...
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Top 10 events at this year’s Piping Live!

Glasgow's much-loved Piping Live! festival is gearing up for its 20th edition, promising a showcase of bagpiping and traditional music from around the world from...
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Part exchange now on offer at West Lodge Estate

West Lodge Estate near Crieff has announced it is now offering perspective buyers the opportunity to part exchange their existing properties. Safe, secured and with...
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Nasa scientists collecting ancient rocks from Isle of Rum to help with Mars research

Nasa scientists are collecting ancient rocks from the Isle of Rum as they look similar to the ones on Mars. Experts are assembling a set...
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Scottish artwork brought back to life after incredible restoration

It has taken hundreds of hours of painstaking work, but now an important Scottish painting's restoration transformation can be revealed. For generations artist William Barr’s...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...