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The WSET Awards and Graduation 2018

Seven Scots take honours at wine and spirits awards

Seven Scots were honoured as some of only 440 people in world this year to be awarded the coveted WSET Diploma from the Wine &...
Floors Castle

Floors Castle offers the perfect venue for those wanting their own ‘royal wedding’

As the excitement ahead of Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie's weddings builds, a Borders castle has launched its own ‘royal’ wedding venue. A very special...
Reestit mutton is a delicacy that is only produced in Shetland

Getting set to enjoy Shetland’s national dish – reestit mutton

Preparations for Shetland's traditional Up Helly Aa event are continuing, and attendees are getting ready for reestit mutton. The essence of slow food is that...
The Callanish Standing Stones on the Isle of Lewis

Five stunning Scottish sites in the running for prestigious tourism award

Several stunning Scottish locations are in the running for a coveted award. The Old Forge, Callanish Stones, Loch Druidibeg, Luskentyre Beach and Speyside have been...
Beautiful Dean Castle, near Kilmarnock, in the snow

Popular Scottish tourist attraction closing for £5.2million refit

A popular Scottish castle is closing to the public this weekend, to enable a multi-million pound restoration and modernisation project to get underway. Kilmarnock’s Dean...
Prop2 1

Unique opportunity to buy Scottish former tourist information centre

A former visitor information centre in one of Scotland’s prime tourist spots, offers a truly unique opportunity for commercial buyers looking for their next venture....

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...