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The Macallan Sherry Oak 40 Years Old - 2017

New Macallan awakens from its 40 year slumber

The Macallan Sherry Oak 40 Years Old - 2017 release is a new limited edition single malt which marks the pinnacle of the Sherry Oak...
Lisa Malcolm, Makenzi Smith and Kacey McMillan at Glasgow Science Centre. Kacey is Lisa’s daughter and Makenzi is a Kacey’s friend.

Scottish social tourism project gives struggling families a break

We all deserve a holiday from time to time, yet there are many Scottish families who struggle to afford even a short break. The numbers...
The Regent's Banquet gift set, featuring Royal Salute whisky

Beautiful limited edition Royal Salute whisky pack for the festive season

An exquisite limited edition whisky gift pack is now available to mark the festive season. Royal Salute from Chivas Brothers has unveiled the latest in...
Huey Morgan from the Fun Lovin' Criminals takes to the stage

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay will have Scots traditions at its heart

Distinctly Scottish traditions will be at the heart of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party. From the moment revellers arrive at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay front doors on 31...
Deacon Blue frontman Ricky Ross (Photo: Deaconblue.com)

Scottish musical heroes join forces for dementia charity fundraiser

Some big names from Scotland’s music scene are joining forces for an intimate concert to benefit ground-breaking research into dementia. Deacon Blue’s Ricky Ross will...
Glad Rags & Cartridge Bag ladies celebrate their third birthday

Ladies’ shooting club marks its successful third year

Glad Rags and Cartridge Bags enjoy a whole weekend of celebrations for their third birthday. Scotland's premier ladies clay shooting club celebrated in style with...

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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...