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Some of the drinks in Lidl’s fourth Isle of Ale event championing 15 regional breweries and cutting-edge flavours

Beer we go as Scots brewers get a huge boost

A Scottish brewery has teamed up with a supermarket to create a bespoke beer for its next in-store Isle of Ale Festival promotion. Lidl has...
Hardiesmill owners Alison and Robin Tuke

New facility will help with farm to fork philosophy

A Scots restaurant is to benefit after its beef supplier opened their own on-farm micro-abattoir in the Scottish Borders, producing world-class beef with a ‘farm...
The unrestored tiaras which were brought to Denzil Skinner and Partners

A gem of an idea became a thriving business

Classic jewellery from a bygone age has a very distinctive look and feel to it. But the passing of time results in it becoming tarnished...
Astrid's Murals MED RES 12

No papering over the cracks at book festival

Interior decoration with wallpaper is nothing new - but to hang it on the outside of a building is definitely unique. Artist Astrid Jaekel has...

Looking to honour Scotland’s newest businesses

Each year, there are many new businesses establishing themselves in Scotland. The Scottish Rural Awards aims to recognise these new firms, their dedication and successes,...

Book review – Hometown Tales: Highlands & Hebrides

From a series pairing new voices and celebrated writers, this book weaves together two tales of the Highlands and the Hebrides in a celebration of...

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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 £100,000 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...