The Macallan cask sold for £242,000

1989 cask of The Macallan sells for just under quarter of a million pounds

A cask of Scotch whisky was sold for almost quarter of a million pounds at auction last week. The barrel of Macallan 1989 went under...
Father Ted and Father Dougal in the new mural

Painting the town Ted with new mural in Edinburgh Irish bar

Cult 90s classic comedy Father Ted is being celebrated on the walls of a new pub in Edinburgh. Revellers are now able to ‘paint the...
James Martin at Taste of Grampian 2017

Taste of Grampian reveal special ingredient to draw the crowds

TV chef James Martin is returning to Taste of Grampian this summer. Taste of Grampian Chairman John Gregor revealed the news, ahead of the 19th...
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...



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...