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Exploring Scottish tartan, bagpipes and landscapes

Tartan, bagpipes and rugged, wild landscapes are the traditional images associated with Scotland. A major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland this summer will...

The big cheeses are getting ready to visit Scotland

More than 100 of the UK’s top artisan cheesemakers are coming to Scotland this weekend. The gathering, at Loch Arthur Camphill Community in Dumfries and...
The estate has 2,400 acres of land to explore.

Heavenly retreat at Macdonald Pittodrie House

There is something utterly enchanting about an escape to the countryside; and although it might sound like the opening scenes to a Jane Austen novel,...

The new gin that packs a real (fruit) punch

Eden Mill has announced the next liqueur to be released following the outstanding success of the Love Gin Liqueur which flew off the shelves this...

The perfect book to entertain the little ones

Written by Alan Windram and beautifully illustrated by Chloe Holwill-Hunter, A Puppy's Tale is a charming children’s book for two to five year olds. It...

The life and loves of TV favourite Carol Smillie

Carol Smillie has been one of the most popular faces on British TV for over 25 years. The television presenter talks ice skating, her biggest...

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The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
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Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
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Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...
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Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
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...