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Capital Christmas cocktail is an Old Fashioned classic

A Christmas cocktail in the capital is just what the doctor ordered this festive season. With Christmas just around the corner, a selection of fine...
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Avoid accidentally poisoning your pets this festive season

Scottish pet owners are being urged to keep an extra eye on their four-legged friends this festive season. Vets Now says an astounding third of...
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Burns Night preparations get underway in New York

Members of the American Scottish Foundation are being invited to celebrate Robert Burns with them. Based in New York, they are looking for members and...

The race is on to find the Twelve Days of Christmas totem poles

Twelve unique and striking totem pole sculptures have been placed across Aberdeen city centre – and the hunt is on to find them. Created by...
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Farmhouse offers country lifestyle and the comforts of modern living

A unique opportunity to live in a beautifully renovated farmhouse on the renowned Gleneagles Estate has arisen, giving interested parties the chance to enjoy a...

Scots tequila is in style for the Fashion Awards

Scotland’s first tequila company has secured the opportunity to supply one of the UK’s most prestigious fashion events, The Fashion Awards, with its super premium...

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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...