Johnnie Walker Black Label The Jane Walker Edition

Johnnie Walker releases new Jane Walker Whisky label

Johnnie Walker Whisky has launched its first-ever female brand icon. Early this week, the firm unveiled Jane Walker, the first-ever female iteration of the brand’s...
Cruachan III with Corporal Mark Wilkinson, the Royal Regiment of Scotland's pony major

Royal Regiment of Scotland says a sad farewell to mascot Cruachan III

The Royal Regiment of Scotland has announced the sad passing of its beloved retired regimental mascot. Shetland pony Cruachan III, who served across the world,...
Double Cherry Gin, from the Glasgow Distillery

Double cherry gin is an experimental release for Scots firm

The Glasgow Distillery has launched a new series of experimental spirits. The Single Batch Spirit Series are a range they feel intrepid minds and keen...
Michael John McCarthy in Turntable, which he co-wrote with Martin O'Connor

Successful Edinburgh Fringe show set for national tour – and trip to Germany

Hit Edinburgh Fringe show Turntable is set to begins its first tour across Scotland and Germany this week. The performances begin in Perth this Friday,...
Scottish tennis hero Andy Murray

Another fantastic honour for Scotland’s tennis hero Andy Murray

Scottish tennis hero Andy Murray's Victorian mansion has become one of only two Five Star Gold Country House Hotels in Scotland following a grading by...
VisitScotland's Six Degrees movie map

Scotland is just six degrees of separation away from the Oscars

Six Degrees of Separation is a good fun game when you're trying to link anyone to anyone else on the planet, in just six people....



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...