Borders farmers and landowners are being invited to Forestry Commission Scotland talks

Meetings set to be held to encourage more Scottish tree planting

Borders farmers and landowners are being invited to forestry talks in the next two weeks. Forestry Commission Scotland is hosting three evening talks in the...
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Edinburgh salon collection nominated for two UK industry awards

An Edinburgh salon collection has been named a finalist for a UK industry award – Salon of the Year – at the 2018 Professional Beauty...
Dr Subramanian Ramamoorthy

When Frankenstein’s Monster collides with a self-driving car

Man-made monsters and utopian visions of the future enhanced by thinking machines are coming together in the week ahead. The Big Bang arts, literature and...
The 2018 Up Helly Aa gin

Shetland Gin will mark Up Helly Aa 2018

The annual Up Helly Aa celebration in Shetland is just days away, and a new gin is being launched to mark the event. Shetland Distillery...
Haggis Ice Cream - Burn's Night

Scottish dairy firm releases limited edition haggis ice cream

In a twist on Burns Night traditions, a well-known Scottish brand is set to formally pipe a container of HAGGIS ice cream through a famous...
Gilchristland house sits at the end of the long winding drive

Gilchristland is an ace property with its own tennis court

A superb small estate has come onto the market in Dumfries and Galloway. Gilchristland is situated in the Nith valley south east of Thornhill. The...



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...