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Some Fyne festive fare for foodies

For those looking for the perfect foodie gift nothing could be more fitting than a seafood hamper from Loch Fyne Oysters. Located near Cairndow, at...
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The 30 Christmas presents you really don’t want to get

They say that Christmas is all about the spirit of giving - but sometimes the presents we receive aren't exactly what we'd been hoping for....

Which whisky are you? – Distiller launches new online test

Highland distillers Tomatin have unveiled their People Pairing quiz that aims to match personality traits to different expressions in their core range of whiskies. Based...
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Breaking new ground by making opera accessible to all

Paisley Opera's latest production is being performed this weekend. The show will take place in Paisley Abbey, Paisley today, Friday, 8 December, and tomorrow, Saturday...
16.11.2017

Picture - Rocco Forte Hotels

To celebrate the wonder of Christmas Time this year, The Balmoral - a Rocco Forte hotel in Edinburgh - has collaborated with Hamilton & Inches and Patek Philippe to transform the lobby into a spectacular hub for the city's festive celebrations.

Christmas experiences to be remembered at The Balmoral

To mark the festive season, Edinburgh’s The Balmoral hotel has teamed up with Scotland’s most iconic jewellery house and the world’s finest watchmaker to create...

Wear a jumper to see the jumpers and help a deserving cause

Race go-ers who take their Christmas jumper jumping can help raise funds for charity. Kelso Races is holding the Persimmon Homes Scottish Borders National Handicap...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...