LATEST POSTS

Brita Been - Vine

2019 Cordis Prize for Tapestry Shortlist revealed

The world’s biggest prize for tapestry, The Cordis Prize has announced the shortlist of weaving artists who are in the running for the title. The...
Cold Town House's first floor

Bringing a brewery to the heart of the capital

A new bar and brewery is to open in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket this February. Scottish hospitality group, Signature Pubs, has announced the launch of Cold Town...
Rob Cochrane has taken the 2019 Scottish Youth Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture (Photo: Dave MacLeod)

Pair set to receive honours for outdoor dedication

Two men have won awards for their dedication to the great outdoors. Noel Williams is the recipient of the 2019 Scottish Award for Excellence in...

Handy guidebook that’s on the nose for whisky lovers

Iconic Whisky provides a tremendous amount of knowledge on the nature of a thousand whiskies from around the globe. It takes a visual approach ensuring...

MasterChef host will headline Taste of Grampian

MasterChef presenter John Torode will be headlining Scotland’s largest one-day food festival, Taste of Grampian. Chairman John Gregor revealed that celebrity chef will attend the...

Weekend mornings can be Friday night at Ivy on the Square

Saturday and Sunday mornings are set to become the new Friday night, thanks to The Ivy on the Square’s new DJ brunch series. It's a...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...
Inaugural Release HR-001-6177 copy

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...
Credit: Zak Cassar.

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...
Shetland_Tasting_visual

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...