Barry Van Dusen's painting, Sanderlings

Feathered friends feature in new exhibition of artistic work

An exhibition of work by the Society of Wildlife Artists opens this weekend. The SWLA has chosen the Donald Watson Gallery at Waterson House, the...
Chef Nico Simeone

Edinburgh prepares to be served up a new dining concept by Nico Simeone

Renowned Scottish-Italian chef, Nico Simeone, is set to introduce his latest dining concept to Edinburgh. This April, he will open Six by Nico on Hanover...
Tomatin Legacy whisky

‘Single’ malt looks for love on Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day, the Tomatin whisky distillery has created a Tinder profile for one of its ‘single’ malts looking for love. The legacy single malt...
The Giant Lanterns of China at Edinburgh Zoo

The Giant Lanterns of China are stunning

Time is running out for those wanting to see the Giant Lanterns of China in Edinburgh. Over 450 gigantic lantern installations have been put in...
Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews

Fall in love with a break this Valentine’s Day

If you're still looking to find an outstanding present this Valentine's Day, then a wee break could be just the thing. From romance inspired afternoon...
Chatelherault House in Hamilton

History comes to life with an impressive exhibition and host of events

An exhibition celebrating the picturesque and sublime Clyde and Avon Valley will open this weekend. Land, Life, Water: the Clyde and Avon Valley Past and...



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...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...