This is the second year of the National Whisky Festival in Glasgow

Raise a dram to Glasgow’s second National Whisky Festival this Saturday

The National Whisky Festival is returning to Glasgow this weekend. Run in partnership with Celtic Connections, this unique tasting festival blends the world of whisky...
Still Game's Isa, Jane McCarry, will star in Bingo! (Photo: Jane McCarry/Twitter)

TV stars will tour in new Scottish stage comedy

Two Scottish theatre companies are collaborating in new musical comedy which is touring the country. Grid Iron and Stellar Quines theatre companies come together to...

Rare chance to attend cutting off ceremony at Dovecot Tapestry

Visitors are invited to attend the cutting off ceremony for the new tapestry, After, After, After The Monarch of the Glen 2017 by Peter Saville,...
Margaret Cook of Perth College and council leader Ian Campbell, with one of the new signs

All change around Perth in a sign of the times

It's a sign of the times in Perth. The establishment of the University of the Highlands & Islands (UHI) has granted Perth university city status,...

Visitor numbers to Scotland set for a welcome rise in 2018

National tourism agency VisitBritain forecasts 41.7 million visitors to the UK this year, the first time to surpass the 40 million mark - and Scotland...
The National Equestrian Awards are looking for nominations for this year's competition

Nominations wanted for Scotland’s National Equestrian Awards

The National Equestrian Awards will take place this year on Friday 2 March at Airth Castle. Previously known as the horsescotland Awards, whilst all the...



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...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...