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New gin partnership celebrates Rosslyn Chapel’s Orkney connections

Rosslyn Chapel has developed a new partnership with Orkney Distilling to produce a gin to celebrate the Midlothian Chapel’s Orkney links. Rosslyn Chapel’s connection with...

BenRiach releases Batch 14 Cask Bottling

The BenRiach Distillery has today released its Batch 14 cask bottling. The seven casks of both unpeated and peated malt reflect the distillery’s experimental approach...

Inverness-shire property boosted by NC500 success

The Inverness-shire property market appears in part to be benefiting from the success of the NC500 tourist route, according to figures compiled by Scotland’s leading...

Grand Tours: new BBC One series explores the lochs of Scotland

A new six-part BBC One Scotland series will explore the lochs of Scotland.  In this new series of Grand Tours, presenter Paul Murton sets out to...

Macmillan Art Show returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Macmillan Cancer Support’s high-profile Art Show has returned this year as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Celebrating its 15th anniversary exhibition, the carefully selected...

Enjoy an oat-rageously good breakfast with Groats and eteaket

Leaf tea experts eteaket and porridge aficionados Groats are teaming up this weekend (5-6 August) to offer the people of Edinburgh the most Instagrammable breakfast...

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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...
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...
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...