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True OriGINS ready for its first fest in Edinburgh

Leading intellectual property firm Marks & Clerk has been named the official corporate sponsor of an inaugural gin festival in Edinburgh. True OriGINs – the...

A thriller that will grab you from the word go

Scots writer Catherine Deveney grabs you from the first sentence of The Chrysalis. This gripping novel, as the title suggests, tackles issues of transformation. The...

The Antiques Roadshow is back for more

The BBC's Antiques Roadshow returns to Scotland for an edition which will be shown on Mother’s Day. After the taste of glorious Crathes Castle summer...

The perfect return for Number One head chef Mark

The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh has announced Mark Donald as the new head chef of Number One - the hotel’s one Michelin star restaurant. The...

Digging deep into Scotland’s Mesolithic past

An archaeological excavation took place in Aberdeenshire over the weekend. The Marr area committee agreed to award ÂŁ1990 in November 2018 in grant funding to...

How many of these Scots words do you know?

Do you know your napper from your hochs?  The first comprehensive survey of the Scots language in over 60 years is taking place - and...

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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,...
Thomas Macrae.

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...