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Love and war during the Jacobite risings

When her beloved husband decides to join the Jacobite cause – one that destroyed her family due to their support for the Catholic king, James...
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Italian chef gives Edinburgh a pizza his talent

One of the world’s top pizzaioli is visiting Scotland to give a masterclass on how to make the perfect pizza to a lucky invited audience...
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Edinburgh was picture perfect with Phillimore

This collection of 92 Edinburgh postcards drawn by Reginald P Phillimore makes for a very interesting read. Phillimore, one of Britain’s leading postcard artists in...

School children getting more meat from Scotland

New figures announced to celebrate Roast Dinner Day 2018 show a huge increase in spend on Scottish meat by local authorities holding the Food for...

Chocolat author to give free talk at Scottish school

The writer of a best seller which was turned into an international hit film is to visit a Scottish school. Bestselling Chocolat author Joanne Harris,...

Rest and Be Thankful – with a cocktail in hand

Our third and final exclusive cocktail made with Scottish spirit Aqua Vitae is ready for you to try. This week, we have presented three cocktails...

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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...
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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,...
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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...