Land agent at Bell Ingram, Catherine Smith,

Scotland’s young farmers are urged to look at the bigger picture

Scotland's young farmers are being urged to see the bigger picture beyond their farm gate and beyond their computers. Catherine Smith, land agent at Bell...
The Macallan Sherry Oak 40 Years Old - 2017

Ballot is open for the chance to buy The Macallan 40 Years Old – for £6250

Whisky lovers with a few pounds to spare in their pockets are being invited to enter a ballot to purchase The Macallan 40 Years Old...
The Mercat Grill in East Lothian

Take part in the world’s biggest pub quiz from the comfort of a local

An award-winning bar and restaurant is inviting locals and their four-legged friends to take join them and take part in the world's biggest pub quiz....
Councillor Glen Sanderson of Northumberland County Council with Councillor Gordon Edgar of Scottish Borders Council

Bid to secure important status for bridge between Scotland and England

A bridge between Scotland and England is at the centre of a bid to become one of 100 most important sites south of the border....
The Tomatin Metal edition

Final releases from Tomatin’s fantastic five series

Scottish whisky distillery Tomatin has this week announced the release of the final two expressions in its limited edition Five Virtues series. The series draws...

Scotch whisky firm becomes official sponsor of The Open

The Open is famous for its legendary Claret Jug trophy, but it will be tied to a Scots whisky for the next few years. Independent...



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...