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Glengoyne Distillery wetlands

Glengoyne Distillery wins top award for environmental best practice

Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is celebrating a top award win at an internationally acclaimed spirits competition. The Highland distillery was awarded a Master medal in the Green...

Raising a glass at Methil Heritage Centre

Researched and put together by The Friends of Methil Heritage with assistance from ON Fife curators, the exhibition explores the history of distilling in the Levenmouth area. The Friends have worked closely with Diageo at...
Tamdhu Fish Pass

Double gold award success for Tamdhu

A Speyside distillery is kicking off the New Year on a high after achieving double gold award success in The Spirits Business Distillery Masters 2019 competition. For the first...
Glenkinchie Distillery

Plans to transform Glenkinchie Distillery visitor experience approved

Another key milestone has been passed in the plans for a major transformation of the Glenkinchie Distillery visitor experience after East Lothian Council formally granted planning permission for the development.

Arbikie Highland Estate launches Scotland’s first Rye Whisky in over 100 years

‘Field to bottle’ distiller, Arbikie Highland Estate, has launched its ‘Highland Rye’ Single Grain Scotch Whisky, the first Rye Whisky distilled in Scotland for over 100 years. Arbikie’s Highland Rye Single Grain Scotch Whisky was laid...

Lidl launches 23 year old single malt Speyside whisky for £39.99

Lidl has launched a new premium single malt whisky within it’s Ben Bracken range – a Ben Bracken 23 year old Speyside whisky for £39.99 per bottle. Whisky expert Blair Bowman commented, "The Ben Bracken 23 year old...

Return of rare whisky made to honour Scottish Samurai

He was the Scotsman who helped modernise Japan and whose story inspired a pioneering fusion of Scotch and Japanese whisky. Now, on the anniversary of the death of “Scottish Samurai” Thomas Blake Glover, spirits business Fusion Whisky has announced...

Tomatin releases 50y/o whisky worth £10,000 per bottle

Highland whisky distillery, Tomatin, has released one of its highly anticipated single malt, the Tomatin 50 Year Old, distilled on 24th November 1967. Following 50 years of maturation at the distillery, the deep-honey coloured expression has been...

52 year old ‘one off' Macallan released for £38,500 per bottle

The Macallan has released just 250 bottles of a 52-year-old single cask malt whisky for £38,500 each. Each bottle is hand-signed by Macallan whisky maker Sarah Burgess, and presented in a solid oak box with an etched...
Sandy McIntyre

Speyside distillery manager crowned whisky icon of the year

A distillery manager from Speyside has been crowned the best in Scotland as part of Whisky Magazine’s ‘Icons of Whisky 2019’ awards. Sandy McIntyre, who is Distillery Manager for Tamdhu Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky,...
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The Three Drinkers – Amazon Prime TV trailer

Drinks experts Colin Hampden-White, Helena Nicklin and Adrian Smith embark on an imbibing adventure. The travelogue trio put spirits and entertainment site by side as they embark on a whisky tour of Scotland. The new Amazon...
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Tax relief boosting Scottish distillery boom

Johnston Carmichael’s Capital Allowances team has advised on £100m of new distillery developments across Scotland, as investment into the industry shows no sign of slowing with a spate of developments in the pipeline and...

Enter the ballot to get hold of Duke of Rothesay 30-year-old Royal Lochnagar Single...

A ballot for the opportunity to buy one of 184 highly collectible bottles of 1988 Royal Lochnagar Single Malt Scotch Whisky, from the cask of  HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, will open...
Alex Bruce

Hotel-whisky tie-up toasts special order of rare spirit

Edinburgh hotel, Nira Caledonia, has cemented a partnership with Adelphi Selection, a supplier of rare single-cask whisky to provide guests with the opportunity to buy and sample exclusive and highly-collectable limited runs of Scotland’s spirit. Its latest order...
Liam Fox

Boost for Scotch whisky and spirit exports following ratification of new trade deal with...

The UK has formally ratified the EU-Canada Comprehensive, Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which will help boost Scottish exports, while giving customers greater choice and lower prices. CETA is one of the most extensive EU...

Scotch Whisky secures GI protection in Indonesia

Scotland’s national drink has secured enhanced legal protection in Indonesia after the Scotch Whisky Association’s application to register “Scotch Whisky” as a Geographical Indication (GI) was successful. GI recognition means the description “Scotch Whisky” can only be used on whisky...

Port of Leith Distillery produces first drinks before £10 million distillery construction

The upcoming £10 million Port of Leith Distillery launches its first drinks this week with a new gin and sherry, celebrating the maritime and distilling heritage of Edinburgh’s historic Port of Leith district. Named after...
Jamie Marwick

Former Hibs Finance Director kicks off new position at Scotch Whisky Experience

Edinburgh’s five star whisky visitor attraction, The Scotch Whisky Experience, has appointed Jamie Marwick as Finance Director. Having previously trained as an accountant in Bristol, Jamie returned to the capital in 2006 to join Field...
Caol Ila artist impression

Caol Ila Distillery visitor experience transformation plans submitted

Plans to transform the visitor experience at Caol Ila Distillery have now been formally submitted to Argyll & Bute Council. The detailed Planning Application sets out proposals to significantly expand and enhance the experience the...
Gavin Hastings

Rugby legend, Gavin Hastings, kicks off ‘Magnum’ Christmas campaign

Scotch cream liqueur, Magnum, has added a kick to its six-week festive campaign by teaming up with Scottish rugby union legend, Gavin Hastings OBE. Magnum has appointed the famous full-back as its Brand Ambassador in the...

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Glasgow's Makar Cherry Gin Named ‘UK's Best Flavoured Gin' at World Gin Awards

Glasgow born Makar Cherry Gin has been named the ‘UK’s Best Flavoured Gin’ at the prestigious World Gin Awards, which took place...

Bottling innovation inspired by Perthshire woodlands

Creating new products, services or processes can be challenging, particularly for smaller businesses where time and money are in short supply.
Glengoyne Distillery wetlands

Glengoyne Distillery wins top award for environmental best practice

Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is celebrating a top award win at an internationally acclaimed spirits competition. The...

Raising a glass at Methil Heritage Centre

Researched and put together by The Friends of Methil Heritage with assistance from ON Fife curators, the exhibition explores the history of distilling in the...
Tamdhu Fish Pass

Double gold award success for Tamdhu

A Speyside distillery is kicking off the New Year on a high after achieving double gold award success in The Spirits Business...
Glenkinchie Distillery

Plans to transform Glenkinchie Distillery visitor experience approved

Another key milestone has been passed in the plans for a major transformation of the Glenkinchie Distillery visitor experience after East Lothian...