The Ardbeg Distillery on Islay

Plans to grow the Ardbeg Distillery on Islay are revealed

Multi-million pound plans to grow the Ardbeg Distillery in Islay have been revealed. Owned by The Glenmorangie Company, the development will see a new still...
Edinburgh at Christmas

Outlander effect gives Scottish attractions a dramatic rise in visitors

Visitor numbers to Scottish tourist attractions have risen for the fifth successive year - and part of the success is down to hit TV show...
The Grant Arms Hotel in Grantown-on-Spey

The Highlands gets set to welcome its first-ever wildlife book festival

The first-ever Easter wildlife book festival is set to take place in the Highlands. Based at a dedicated birdwatching hotel, the Grant Arms Hotel in...
Lenny Smith's image of the pine marten, with its mouse

Scots photographer Lenny is wild about his new honour

A Scots photographer has taken the top award in a wildlife photography competition. The Societies of Photographers this week announced the twenty six category winners...
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Scottish Field Gin Challenge returns for its second year

The Scottish Field Gin Challenge is returning for a second year. The gin industry is flourishing, with 70 per cent of the UK’s gin produced...
HMY Iolaire sank in 1919 with the loss of over 200 lives

Plans to create visitor centre marking Britain’s worst peacetime maritime disaster

Plans to create a visitor centre in Stornoway to commemorate a maritime disaster will take a step forward this Saturday. An Iolaire Centre Open Day...



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...