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New restaurant is all set to open Next Door

Restaurateur Julie Lewis is to open her second St Andrews restaurant, Next Door, in the Fife town. The 35-cover breakfast, brunch and lunch spot will...

The mysteries of a Hebridean house – set a century apart

The House Between The Tides, Sarah Maine’s novel follows the stories of two women living a century apart whose lives become entwined with Muirlan House. ...

Worries as more pubs call their final last orders

The latest pub closure figures from CAMRA reveal that 16 Scottish pubs have closed their doors over the last six months. It is now prompting...
A Jacobite quaich belonged to Walter ‘Beardie’ Scott

New exhibits come to Abbotsford for March opening

A wooden Jacobite quaich, a rare pack of 17th century playing cards, a slop bowl and a Persian charm are among a range of items...

The hotel bookings that come with a Book Master

A leading Scots hotel has announced a new concierge offering called Book Master, which is now available for guests at the iconic Edinburgh hotel. In...

StAnza poetry festival will enchant all

Young poetry fans are in for a treat with enchanted rhyme and nonsense verse at this year’s StAnza Festival. StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival is...

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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 £100,000 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...