Spruce and Fir from Isle of Skye Candles

The sweet smell of success for Scottish candle company

A Scottish candle company has spruced up its range with a new festive scent. Isle of Skye Candle Co. has unveiled the latest addition to...
Fun at the Mini Maker Faire

Creative talents will descend on Scotland’s capital

The Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire 2018 and calling for participants to take part in their 2018 event. This is a day-long celebration organised by the...
Cinderella is this year's panto at the King's Theatre

Theatres throw their doors open with relaxed performances for all

The Festival City Theatres Trust once again expands its programme of relaxed performances for all. The trust runs both the Festival and King’s Theatres in...
The annual SPECTRA light show in Aberdeen (Photo: Wullie Marr)

The light fantastic gets a musical accompaniment

SPECTRA return to Aberdeen for the fifth year with a unique music programme. The annual lights festival, SPECTRA 2018 have introduced its first live music...
People in Edinburgh are very generous with Secret Santa presents

Scots are the most festive in the whole country

It has been revealed that Edinburgh people are the most festive in the UK. A whopping 90% of workers in the city have bought a...
Ramblers enjoying the snow

Ramblers will be enjoying the great outdoors this winter

Ramblers Scotland’s annual Festival of Winter Walks is back from 23 December to 7 January 2018. There are 60 free walks in Scotland to inspire...



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...