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Scots Trad Music Awards nominees are revealed

Shortlisted nominations for the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2017 have been announced. Heralded as the most prestigious award ceremony in the traditional music...

Visit Scotland bids to boost tourism from China

Young Chinese people are set to be the driving force of growth in visitors travelling to Scotland. Chinese visitor numbers to the UK are expected...

New home for Scottish Lacrosse confirmed for Edinburgh

Raeburn Place in Edinburgh is to become Scotland's home of lacrosse after the ground's development. The Raeburn Place Foundation has announced that Lacrosse Scotland, the...
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New range of Macallan cask whiskies for the international market

The Macallan has launched a new range of cask whiskies which are aged between 12 and 22 years. The releases form part of  a seven-strong...
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The Lodge on Loch Goil named as Scotland’s best luxury wedding venue

The Lodge on Loch Goil has been named as Best Luxury Wedding Venue – Scotland at the recent 2017 Global Excellence Awards. The awards were...
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Bringing life under the sea to the surface in new Perth exhibition

Artist and diver Janeanne Gilchrist is sharing images from the mysterious underwater world in her first solo exhibition. The sea and the self are territories...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...
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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...