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Gin diploma moves to Royal Botanic Gardens

The world’s first gin diploma will go green in 2019 with the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. Edinburgh Whisky Academy has announced that from next...
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City prepares to come together for its Music Hall

Excitement is building across the city as Aberdeen’s much loved Music Hall gets set to open its doors to the public. The opening celebrations on...
Port of Leith Distillery founders Ian Stirling and Paddy Fletcher at Leith Docks

Gin and sherry released by new Scottish distillery

The upcoming ÂŁ10 million Port of Leith Distillery launches its first drinks this week with a new gin and sherry. They celebrate the maritime and...

Scottish book readers love a good thriller

Scottish book readers enjoy a good thriller - that's the obvious fact from a newly-published list of the most borrowed books in the country. Book...

It was all light on the night for 42K visitors

More than 42,000 people attended a light and sound spectacular in Kilmarnock’s Dean Castle Country Park. Organisers of Illuminight with Lidl, which ended on Sunday,...

Tapestry cutting off ceremony is announced

A Scottish studio is inviting art and textile lovers to watch the cutting off of Water Surface 2018, its newest tapestry. Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh...

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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...