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Whisky news round-up: Award success, Macallan scented candles and more

Artist decanter Scotland’s Oldest Working Distillery, The Glenturret, has released a whisky decanter in collaboration with master glass makers Lalique and renowned American artist James...
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Private island with links to Robert The Bruce on the market for £1million

A private island with historic links to Robert The Bruce has gone up for sale for nearly £1million. Inchlonaig Island sits in the heart of...

Enjoy free entry to the Scottish Game Fair this year

Supporters of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) can enjoy free entry to the Scottish Game Fair this year. The GWCT Scottish Game Fair...

Whisky collection rescued from 130-year-old shipwreck sold at auction

A whisky collection rescued by divers from a 130-year-old shipwreck has sold for £3,200. The SS Wallachia sank in the Firth of Clyde in 1895...
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Q&A with chef Roy Brett of Ondine Oyster & Grill

Chef Roy Brett has worked at some of the best restaurants in the UK including the Savoy Grill in London and Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant...

Apartment on one of Edinburgh’s most iconic streets up for sale

A Georgian apartment on one of the most iconic streets in Edinburgh’s old town has gone on the market for nearly £1million. The historic three...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...