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Turning Japanese at Umi in Edinburgh

Hidden away beneath one of Edinburgh’s longest established Chinese restaurants, I was hoping to find buried treasure at Umi on Deanhaugh Street in Stockbridge, Edinburgh....

Oro Gin strikes silver at San Francisco awards

Dumfriesshire-based Oro Gin Distilling Co, have announced their latest award win following the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2019. The distillery’s signature spirit, Oro Gin,...

Whitetail delight at silver in just second year

A Scots firm is celebrating after being awarded a Silver medal in the London Gin Super Premium category at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2019...

Travelling across Scotland is the wheel deal

Alan Brown’s love of biking leads him on a solo adventure from one side of the Scottish Highlands to another in Overlander: Bikepacking Coast to...

Book club all ready to hold its very first event

A book club's first launch with a bestselling author is taking place later this month. Rachel Wood, founder of Rare Birds Book Club is to...

Where is the best home in the north of Scotland?

Judges are considering three houses in the North of the country as the next contenders for Scotland’s Home of the Year. Last night, BBC Scotland...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
Dennis Malcolm

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...