LATEST POSTS

A journey through life in a collection of poetry

Alexander McCall Smith takes readers on a journey through the Scottish landscape in A Gathering: A Personal Anthology of Scottish Poems. In choosing the Scottish...

Vintage day of antiques comes to our screens

The BBC's Antiques Roadshow’s visit to the National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle is to air this weekend. Filmed on a perfect summer’s day last July, the...
Mausoleum 46

See inside the beautiful Hamilton Mausoleum in 2019

Thousands pass by it every day, but how many people have actually been inside Hamilton's famous mausoleum? Located beside the M74, across the motorway from...

Borders Distillery launches gin as tribute to explorer

The Borders Distillery has launched its very own barley-to-bottle gin six months after laying down the first new-make spirit to mature quietly in casks. William...
The New Year New You Bagel

Give your body a boost with a healthy bagel

A renowned Scots bagel bakery launched their New Year’s resolution - New Year New You Bagel. The Bross Bagels event is sponsored by award-winning gym...

Grow your own pain relieving chillies at home

There's nothing quite like growing your own plants - especially if they can help with your health. We gave you five plants which can help...

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 ÂŁ50,000 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...