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Downpour marks the first gin from North Uist

The only legal distillery located on Scotland’s outermost Hebridean islands of Uist, has today announced the release of the island’s first ever gin, Downpour.   Crafted...

Distillery to open its doors for Spirit of Speyside

A new batch of cask finish gin is being released in time for distillery open days during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. Running from...

Top food and drink awards launch for 2019

The Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards are calling for entries from food and drink businesses across the region. The 16 categories are now...

Buses in the highlands take centre stage

O’er Highland Highways  covers the operation of the highly valued bus and coach services of David MacBrayne from 1906 to 1972. It also includes the...

Blogging trio beef up their cookery skills

Three Scottish bloggers have taken part in an interactive cookery demonstration with leading Scottish chef Andrew Doherty. The chance to cook with him was part...

Public sector must be a Beacon of Good Food

The Soil Association Scotland has called on Scotland’s public sector to step up to the plate. They want them to respond to the Scottish Government’s...

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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 ÂŁ50,000 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...