Glenmorangie has created The Astar

Glenmorangie has created Astar in the making

A Scotch whisky which has been on a decade-long journey is the perfect accompaniment to Burns Night. In 2008, on its ceaseless quest for perfection,...
Tasty haggis, neeps and tatties

Burns Night gives a huge boost to Scottish food suppliers

A supermarket firm has revealed that its Burns Night supplies are worth £340,000 to the Scottish economy. Aldi's Scottish suppliers are celebrating Burns Night with...
The Whisky Lady - blogger Anne-Sophie Bigot

Guid Scotch ideas from all over the world to celebrate Burns Night

Dram O’ Shanter, The Speyside Grace and Best Laid Drams – the most famous works of Scotland’s national bard have been immortalised in the form...
Rufflets in St Andrews has enjoyed a £100,000 revamp

Fine dining is moved up a level with Rufflets in St Andrews

Whilst much of St Andrews has been in hibernation since the turn of the new year, one restaurant has been keeping busy. The team at...
A new production of The Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith comes to Edinburgh this summer

Scots musicians brought together for a special Burns Night playlist

Burns Night is only a day away, and it's easy to get into the spirit with a brand new playlist to be the perfect background...
The Dalwhinnie distillery

Distilleries report a record number of visitors

Scotch whisky tourism is in good spirits at the turn of 2018, as latest figures reveal a record year of visitors to Diageo distilleries across...



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...