Hopetoun House guides being honoured are (from left) George McLeod, 20 years; Lee McCombie, 5 years, Earl of Hopetoun; Marquis
of Linlithgow; Rita Poulter,25 years; Gregor MacDonald, 5 Years.

Hopetoun House and Estate rewards long-serving staff and guides

Staff at a stately home near Edinburgh have been honoured for their dedication. Hopetoun House, on the outskirts of the capital, is renowned for keeping...
Stunning Tillyochie House

Beautiful Georgian country house can be yours – for over £1.1million

A picturesque Georgian country house set in 14 acres with excellent equestrian facilities and extensive outbuildings can be yours. Savills presents to the market Tillyochie House...
Delighted June and Cameron McCann

Stirling Gin will forge ahead in its new premises

Stirling's first gin distillery has been given the go-ahead. Stirling Gin's plans to make a six figure investment in creating the distillery and visitor centre...
The Talisker Distillery

Distillery doors open and a chance to see the world’s biggest whisky archive

A leading whisky manufacturer is to give visitors to its Scottish bases the chance to visit for free. To mark International Scotch Whisky Day on...
The Forest on BBC One Scotland follows the lives of people working in the Galloway Forest

New TV show looks at life in the Galloway Forest

A new television series looking at Scotland's Galloway Forest is coming to our TV screens tonight. The Forest is a six-part series which follows the...
Burns Unbound is being held at the National Museum of Scotland

Unbound enthusiasm for the Bard with a day of fun for all age

Scotland's national bard will be at the heart of a major celebration in Edinburgh. Burns Unbound is offering a packed programme of creative activities and...



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...