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Make it a personalised gift from the Clydeside Distillery

A new Glasgow whisky distillery has introduced a new feature for visitors to its Clydeside location. The Clydeside Distillery has introduced a ‘label your own’...
The BenRiach Batch 2

BenRiach releases single malt in its most non-diluted form

A Scotch whisky in its purest form has been released. Whisky explorers searching for a glimpse into the spirit of BenRiach distillery have the chance...
A spring lamb

Dog owners reminded to keep their pets under control

Scots dog owners are being reminded to keep their dogs under control when they are out in the countryside. With spring approaching, farmers and crofters...
Old Ballantruan Aged 15 Years

Old Ballantruan is a new expression from Tomintoul Distillery

The Old Ballantruan Whisky Company announces the launch of its new release, Old Ballantruan Aged 15 Years. The Tomintoul Distillery lies within the Glenlivet Estate...
Clare Campbell from Prick

Tartan weaving in the Highlands has moved a step closer

The 'plan B' to bring tartan weaving back to the Highlands of Scotland has hit its goal. Prickly Thistle’s Build the Mill campaign will enable...
The former Victoria Road School in Aberdeen

Old school site is up for sale ready for a revamp – but plans are wanted for the buildings

A former school site is to be made available for sale - but the plan is that new buyers will retain the old buildings. The...

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...