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Shetland will celebrate its fine food and drink again

Shetland's food festival is to return in 2018 after a hugely successful event this year. Following the Taste of Shetland Festival (formerly the Food Fair)...
KINGSBARNS, UK - 2017:  Darnley's Dry London Gin Christmas cocktails.  (Photograph: MAVERICK PHOTO AGENCY)

Spice up your life with a G&G this festive season

Scottish drinkers are being encouraged to spice up their lives in the run-up to Christmas. As the countdown to the festive season begins, Darnley’s Gin...

Big Peat launches its Gold Edition 25 year old whisky

Douglas Laing & Co has added an old and rare limited edition trilogy collection to their Big Peat range. The debut in this three-part series...

Anniversary couple can be treated like royalty at Britannia

A couple who share their 70th wedding anniversary with the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are set to be spoiled at Scotland's best visitor attraction....

Doing the light thing as festival is extended till next weekend

A fire and light spectacular is proving to be a hot ticket. Illuminight, being held in Kilmarnock’s Dean Castle Country Park, has seen thousands of...
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Scottish craft beer expert heading for China as awards judge

A leading champion of Scotland’s craft beer sector has been invited to Beijing to take part in the judging for the country’s ground-breaking Chinese Craft...

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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...
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...