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A Fife food round up26 Jul 2012
Whether you're looking for venison, chocolate or whisky, Fife's got it - start the search here
An introduction to Fife's menu: what’s grown, reared, made and landed in the region, and where to find it.
An overview of the food and drink of Angus11 Jul 2012
Get an introduction to the region's menu with our round-up
From fruit and veg to whisky and beer, our round up will take you through Angus' larder. What to buy, where to buy it and who grows, rears, makes or lands it, this summary is a starting point for the region's food and drink.
An overview of Glencadam Distillery9 Jul 2012
After many owners, Angus' only distillery is producing well-respected whisky
It’s the only distillery in Angus, but Glencadam in Brechin has history. Whisky has been produced in the same building since 1825, although the premises were significantly expanded in the 1950s.
Where to explore the world of Scotch Whisky in Edinburgh16 Feb 2011
The best single-malt whisky tastings, tours and shops
The purpose of Scotch whisky is to give pleasure,’ says Charles MacLean in his Whiskypedia: A Gazetteer of Scotch Whisky, and Edinburgh is the place to pursue this principle. You can literally immerse yourself in a whisky barrel at the Scotch Whisky…
Richard Hawley releases final whisky tracks15 Nov 2010
Richard Hawley has released the final two of his whisky-inspired tracks. The singer/songwriter completes his 'Dufftown Songs' set with tracks 'The River' and 'Opening the Bottle', the second and third instalments in his cycle about the whisky making…
Smoking Scottish seafood with peat17 Sep 2010
The unmistakable whiff of peat smoke is something we associate with crofting townships or whisky distilleries. For a few Scottish ﬁsh smokers, it’s the sweet smell of success, as David Pollock discovers.
Vladimir McTavish - The Idiot's Guide to Whisky30 Jul 2010
The first in a series of whiteboard show introductions
In the first of a regular festival series we’ve asked a comedian to draw the essence of his or her festival show on our List festival wipeboard. This summer Vladimir McTavish is teaching the world about whisky. Well, kinda. In a show originally called…
Reinvigorating Fife's rich distilling heritage10 May 2010
The whisky produced in Fife, Scotland
Daftmill Distillery in the Howe of Fife may be one of Scotland’s newest and smallest malt whisky distilleries, but it also revives a tradition of whisky making that was once a mainstay of many Fife communities. The Cuthbert family has been growing…
All About the Dram-a10 Sep 2009
Looking for the real Scottish whisky experience
Two years after Columbus discovered America, a Scottish friar made an equally important discovery: whisky. However, his was not the golden delight that we now know as Scotch whisky. What Friar John Cor concocted was brutal and raw, and were it to be…
Scottish Islands: The essentials6 Aug 2009
Go in search of the fairies The Isle of Mull’s MacKinnon’s Cave is believed to be the deepest in the Hebrides. A winding path leads towards a waterfall just before the mouth of the Cave and folklore suggests that it offers a passage to the underworld…
News in brief28 May 2009
David Tennant to present Masterpiece Contemporary. The Jolomo awards for Scottish landscape painting. Launch of a limited edition whisky collection.
Kilchoman and Daftmill are just two of a new generation of distilleries making waves in the whisky world1 May 2009
The image of whisky is often wrapped in age-old traditions and lore. Now, for the first time in decades, new whiskies from brand new distilleries are beginning to appear. Josie Butchart seeks them out.
Blend not bland: there's more to whisky than a single-malt1 May 2009
The relatively recent focus on single-malt whiskies all but smothered the art and craft involved in blending but, as Josie Butchart explains, there’s a new sophistication in the world of blended whisky.
Whisky Live1 Oct 2008
Along with novelty tartan kilts and the skirl of bagpipes, whisky is the most obvious symbol of Scotland to the outside world. But whilst Scots bemoan the clichéd, tartan-coloured image that sometimes dogs the country, we’re are actually very fond of…
Scotch Malt Whisky Society restaurant now open to non-members8 May 2008
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society has opened the doors of the Dining Room at 28 Queen Street to non-members, with food courtesy of chef James Freeman.
Travel - Whisky galore!24 Apr 2007
Life & Style
In almost any bar in Paris or Barcelona, you’ll spot young females drinking whisky. Not old men in tweed bunnets, swirling heavy tumblers and singing to themselves but young, fashionable women. A whisky-cola may be a very popular ladies’ choice in clubs…