The team with the Phoenix Futures New Year Honours Partnership Award. L-R: Phoenix Futures service user, Dr Paul Murtagh (CAVLP Heritage), Rachel McRae (CAVLP Heritage) and John Deeney, Phoenix Futures Service Manager. (Picture: CAVLP Heritage)

Dedicated Scots heritage trail creators are honoured

The team who created a Scottish heritage trail have been honoured in London. Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership (CAVLP) Heritage staff scooped the prestigious...
The E&K is a blend of whisky from Ardmore and Glenrothes distilleries in Scotland and from Amrut Distillery in India

An international merger that’s been a huge success

A Scottish and Indian whisky fusion has become a massive hit. Pre-orders for E&K whisky outnumbered the number of bottles that were made available. The...
An impressive certificated yellow diamond solitaire ring

Beautiful jewellery will go under the hammer this Sunday

An auction of stunning jewellery is taking place at McTear’s in Glasgow this Sunday. Over 250 lots of jewellery come under the hammer on Sunday...
Chef Mark Heirs cooked up some wonderful fruits of the sea

An evening of celebration for Scotland’s outstanding seafood

The Scottish seafood industry was celebrated this week, as it hosted some fine dining with a twist. Seafood Scotland hosted the Spirit of Seafood evening,...
The new Batch 16 from GlenDronach

New releases offer the quintessential taste of The GlenDronach

Fifteen hand-selected casks of whisky distilled between 1989 and 2006 are now available. The GlenDronach Distillery has unveiled Batch 16 of the cask release programme....
Chris Packham (left) with a picture of missing golden eagle Fred (Photo: Chris Packham/Twitter)

Gamekeepers hit back in missing Scottish golden eagle row

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association has hit back at accusations from a TV presenter that its members were responsible for a golden eagle which has gone...



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...