Stuart Ingram pitched  on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den. House of Elrick

Scottish gin producer accepts Dragon’s Den cash – then turns it down

It’s every entrepreneur’s dream to be offered an investment of £80,000 for their brand. But the owner and founder of House of Elrick in Aberdeen...
The Laings diamond afternoon tea is being offered in Edinburgh

Don’t say it with flowers when you can say it with diamonds over afternoon tea

A stunning afternoon tea with a difference is currently on offer at an Edinburgh hotel. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian has partnered up with...
Scottish knitters and crocheters are wanted to help create a giant poppy

Scottish knitters wanted to help create a giant WW1 centenary poppy

Scottish knitters and crocheters are being asked to take part in a 2018 knitting project to mark the centenary of the end of the First...
Scottish distiller Arbikie Gin, in partnership with bartender Francesco Petracci from The Gibson, have claimed the titleof the World's Best Martini 2018

Scottish gin plays its part in winning the World’s Best Martini 2018

The search for The World's Best Martini 2018 is now over - and the title has come to Scotland. Scottish distiller Arbikie Gin, in partnership...
Newcomer winners Carnegie Whisky Cellars

Carnegie Whisky Cellars bring prestigious award to Scotland for the first time

A Scottish bar has become the first in the country to win a prestigious drinks award. The Carnegie Whisky Cellars in Dornoch are delighted to...
Christian Svantesson wants to create the Single Malt Fund for whisky enthusiasts

World’s first regulated whisky fund taps into booming demand for liquid gold

Investors with a passion for liquid gold have an opportunity to invest in the world’s first regulated single malt whisky fund. Launched by Swedish whisky...



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...