East Haugh House's (from left) director Sophie McGown, general manager Steven Dobbin and proprietor Lesley McGown

Congratulations to the best hotel in Scotland – it’s official

Scotland’s Hotel of the Year has been revealed as a Perthshire family business. East Haugh House in Pitlochry, a four star boutique country house hotel,...
Pictured are seven of the students responsible for the exhibition (from left) Si Yeon Seong, Kanupriya Sharma, Anna Venturini, Alex Cohen, Sabrina Parker, Tina Conte and Asma Aljailani

Why new exhibition will leave its own paper trail

St Andrews University students are to curate a new exhibition in the town. Coming to St Andrews Museum is a fascinating new exhibition entitled Paper...
Linea Recta and Carmen.maquia are coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh

Ballet Hispanico will present a British first in Edinburgh

Latino dance classics look set to entertain Scottish fans next month. Ballet Hispanico, a premier Latino dance organisation from the United States present the UK's...
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...



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...