LATEST POSTS

[Photography from: Colin Hattersley Photography]

Scotland launches A Year of Conversation

The national launch of ‘A Year of Conversation’ will take place with a day-long event hosted by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy,...
Reserve staff and volunteers are hoping to attract red squirrels at Mary’s Knowe. ©Duncan McGlynn.

Fund to protect Scotland’s nature is launched

A new fund of up to £2m to protect and enhance Scotland’s nature has been launched. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has issued a call for...

The names the Scots have taken all over the world

Scots have travelled to every corner of the globe and, with an estimated Scottish diaspora of up to 40 million today, it is hardly surprising...
Contini is a lavish, opulent setting to treat your Valentine.

Perfect Scottish restaurants for Valentine’s Day

If you're still looking for the perfect place to take your loved one this Valentine's Day, take a look at this for some foodie inspiration!...
Salt cod mousse, lemon and cod skin

The wonder of Sonder

Occupying the former site of Clerk’s Bar and (for a seemingly very short time) Diablo Loco on Clerk Street, Sonder has now been open for...
Guests were treated to a delicious array of freshly baked bagels.

Bross Bagels launches West End branch

Thursday night saw the official launch of the third branch in the Bross Bagels Empire. Their West End store, situated on Queensferry Street, is the...

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...