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The Scot whose invented land cost 200 lives

On 27 April 1823 an Edinburgh cobbler lay ill and despondent in his small, bamboo hut in a jungle clearing on the Mosquito Coast. He...
Sir Arthur ConanDoyle hosts a fashionable ski party in Davos in the mid-1890s

Sherlock creator awoke Britain’s love of skiing

It’s hard to imagine that just over a century ago skiing in the Alps was unheard of – and might never have caught on without...

Writers setting forth on a voyage of Discovery

The Voyage Out is an international anthology of writing, art and science. It compares the act of creating something on a blank page to the...
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Phone box materialises for gin pop up

Hendrick’s Gin is hosting a pop up sensorial phone box portal in Edinburgh today and tomorrow. To celebrate the launch of the their first ever...
The Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019 takes place in April

Gin and bear it at food and drink festival

The award-winning Gin71 bar is coming to the Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019 to give visitors the chance to enjoy a serve of artisan...

Scotland’s museum gems highlighted in book form

From Pictish Stones to Dolly the Sheep, this selection of over 100 items from the National Museum of Scotland is but a fraction of the...

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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...