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Talisker whisky is just one of the many  foods and drinks celebrated during the festival

What a boost for Skye’s food and drink event

A £5000 cash boost will help place the Isle of Skye on Scotland’s culinary tourism map. The Skye Food & Drink Festival was one of...
Pat Kramek's painting Ailsa Craig From Kildonan

Artists in residence for popular charity exhibition

Little Paintings, a popular Ayrshire exhibition of original artists, will feature a daily artist in residence for the first time this year. Organised by and...

The Three Chimneys wins top award for Scottish sourcing

The Three Chimneys, on the Isle of Skye, has won the coveted Scottish Sourcing (Independent) category at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2019....

A fascinating look back at maps of Glasgow

This elaborately illustrated book tells the important social, political and commercial stories of Glasgow’s past depicted through 80 historical maps of the city.  Starting with...

Documenting the rise of Bonnie Prince Charlie

Acclaimed military historian Dr Christopher Duffy explains the importance of the events surrounding the ‘45 Rising, in Fight for a Throne. In July 1745, Prince...

Highland Park whisky celebrates 26 years of Søren Solkær

  On three - everybody say cheers!    Highland Park have announced the launch of Søren Solkær 26 Years of Photography – a limited-edition single...

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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...