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Distillery opens its doors for cocktail week

Sweetdram is to open its distillery to the public for the first time as part of Edinburgh Cocktail Week. Sweetdram is welcoming in those who...

The true story of a life with pine martens

A Richness of Martens is a personal and heartwarming story, as Polly Pullar describes how her love of nature developed throughout a childhood spent in...

Vegetarian square sausage hits the supermarkets

As growing numbers of people turn to a vegetarian diet, a version of that Scottish breakfast staple, the square sausage, has been created for them....

Radhuni named Scotland’s best Asian restaurant

An Edinburgh restaurant been named Regional Winner for Scotland, at the 2018 Asian Restaurant Takeaway Awards, after a grand award show in London. It's another...

Beano’s 80th birthday exhibition breaks record

An exhibition marking 80 years of The Beano has become the most popular comics exhibition the UK has ever held. Bash Street’s Back at The...
Jessica Fox

Two Wigtown books are optioned by Hollywood

This year's Wigtown Book Festival was the biggest and most successful yet – with audiences of around 29,000. The provisional figures for the 2018 event,...

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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,...
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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...