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Distiller’s amazing charity gesture – in perpetuity

A Scots family distiller has announced that it will be donating £1 per bottle for all on-going sales to Motor Neurone Disease, in perpetuity. Arbikie...

Daring to dream to discover more of Gavin Maxwell

Being offered a position as warden of Kyleakin Lighthouse Island, the last home of Ring of Bright Water author Gavin Maxwell, was a dream come...

Strong pork campaign delivers positive results

A campaign to raise awareness of the versatility and health benefits of Specially Selected Pork has produced impressive results. Quality Meat Scotland’s campaign, which kicked...
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Big change for the Wigtown Poetry Prize

Wigtown’s international poetry prize has announced major changes designed to celebrate the richness of Scotland's three national languages. For the first time the £1500 prize...
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A night of female empowerment at Eusebi Deli

I'm lucky enough to be able to attend some fabulous events as part of my job.  Hotel stays, restaurant openings and spa days. It's tough...
Charles Cameron

The Scotsman who made a lasting mark on Russia

Catherine the Great’s favourite architect was the brilliant, mysterious Scot, Charles Cameron. Charles Cameron came from mysterious beginnings, origins which he deliberately made foggier. By...

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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...