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The battle of Culloden – from a new angle

The battle at Culloden Moor, the last pitched land battle on mainland Britain, is one of the most famous, and gruesome battles in our history...
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First-ever book festival coming to Tobermory

There's a new kid on the Scottish Book Festival scene this year. The first-ever Tobermory Book Festival, known as West Over Sea, is to take...
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Their beer is well bread on the Isle of Bute

An island-based brewery is helping build Scotland’s reputation as a leading proponent of the circular economy. Bute Brew Co have put circular economy principles into...

Scots chef takes third place and People’s Choice award

A Scottish chef returned home the National Chef of the Year competition clutching a prize. At the Restaurant Show, Derek Johnstone, head chef at Borthwick...

A celebration of Scottish storytelling

The 30th Scottish International Storytelling Festival is all set to take place, with the promise of 'Growing Stories.' The was launched at Dr Neil's Garden,...

New book mines rich seams for historical insight

Marian Pallister tells the story of Argyll and its rich mining history in Not a Plack the Richer. Using in-depth research into official records, letters...

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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...
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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...