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First Minister’s favourite reads for Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is now underway, with events taking place up and down the nation. As part of this year’s celebrations, the Scottish Book Trust...

Scots 16th century jewellery could reach ÂŁ15,000

A rare 16th century Scottish heirloom with extraordinary provenance is going to auction next week. Christie’s forthcoming Important Jewels sale on 28 November in London...
The Enchanted Forest won Best Cultural Event or Festival (Photo: Angus Forbes)

Tourism winners are honoured at awards ceremony

Tourism talent in Central East and Tayside has been recognised in the country’s most prestigious tourism awards. A total of 14 tourism businesses struck gold...
Granite Noir is returning in 2021 - online

Murder, mysteries and more with Granite Noir

The cream of crime fiction authors from around the world, a poisoned high tea party, Noir inspired cabaret and a specially commissioned Escape Room game...
John Knox's painting 'Landscape with Tourists at Loch Katrin', oil on canvas, 1815 (Image: National Galleries of Scotland)

Major exhibitions revealed for Scotland in 2019

A huge year lies ahead for National Museums Scotland. The completion of the transformation of the National Museum of Scotland’s iconic Victorian building in Edinburgh...

Picture perfect at latest art exhibition

The next art exhibition by the Scottish Ornithologists' Club is now underway. Coinciding with the exhibition, they also have a small Christmas shop of bird-related...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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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...
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...
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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...