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New vice-chairman appointed to Land and Estates

Scottish Land and Estates has appointed a new vice chairman to develop its public affairs and policy capabilities. Mark Tennant, proprietor of Innes Estate near...

Nominations now sought for Scottish Rural Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Scottish Rural Awards are now open, with businesses across Scotland's countryside encouraged to get involved. The ultimate benchmark of success in...

New approved list from the British Game Alliance

A list of assured shoots and agents is now live on the British Game Alliance website. When people are looking to go shooting, they want...

ASI Scottish Open reveals its dram good new partner

The Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open gets underway today and its new official whisky sponsor partner has been revealed. Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky...

Month-long cocktail festival launches in Leith

A new festival is launching this summer, transforming the Leith area of Edinburgh into a cocktail community. Taking place from 2 August to 2 September,...

Canines and company have a dog diary date

If you love dogs and your canine companion enjoys a good day out then the Scottish Borders are the place to be this weekend. On...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
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...