LAbrador dog

Ban on shock collars in Scotland is a win for animal welfare

Scotland's decision to ban  the use of electric shock collars and other electronic training devices has been welcomed by the British Veterinary Association (BVA). BVA...
Balnakeil Bay in Durness, Sutherland

Scotland’s answer to Route 66 is one of the best value for money tourism experiences on Earth

Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66 has been named one of the best value for money tourism experiences on the planet. The North Coast 500...
John Crabbie & Co whisky is returning after a 40 year gap

A famous name in Scotch whisky makes a return to the shelves

A Scottish distiller is returning to the whisky market after a gap of around 40 years. John Crabbie and Co is launching two new expressions,...
One of the pictures in the Polish Paths to Freedom exhibition in Fife

Scotland’s strong links with Poland celebrated in photographic exhibition

The special relationship between Scotland and Poland has inspired a new exhibition in Fife. As part of the celebrations around the 70th anniversary of Glenrothes...
The collection of the rare Corti whiskies

Largest-known collection of rare Corti Brothers whiskies goes to auction

The world’s largest known selection of rare and collectable Corti Brothers whiskies will go under the hammer in Scotland next week. They are up for...

Find yourself some gin-spired at an Aberdeen celebration of the drink

Tickets are selling fast for this year's festival of gin in Aberdeenshire. GIN:NE is being held on February 9 and 10, at Inverurie Town Hall....



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...