EDINBURGH’S ULTIMATE WHISKY BAR SET TO OPEN AT THE SCOTCH MALT WHISKY SOCIETY The Society’s 28 Queen Street venue will be closed in July for a major makeover with the new whisky bar set to open in August Whisky fans in Edinburgh and visiting the city are in for a treat in August with the…

A Feast for all Senses at Edinburgh Food Festival 2016 Wednesday 27th – Sunday 31st July Assembly’s Edinburgh Food Festival is back to tease and tantalise your tastebuds after its successful inaugural launch last year which attracted over 20,000 visitors. Located in Edinburgh’s George Square Gardens, the festival is run by Assembly, and is sure…

Bunting, Buns and the Best of Scottish Food and Drink as Foodies Festival Returns to Edinburgh 5th to 7th August Scotland’s Michelin-star and top chefs cooking live in the Chefs Theatre Focus on Brazilian street food on the Street Food Avenue for the Olympics 2016 Great British Menu star Adam Handling shares summer recipes and…

Douglas Laing & Co, World Whiskies Award’s Brand Innovator of the Year 2016, announces the launch of The Epicurean Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, the lowland addition to the firm’s Remarkable Regional Malts collection. A dram described as “city born and bred”, Douglas Laing’s The Epicurean is a marriage of some of the finest Lowland Malts;…

A new direction for Scottish spirit production: Scottish artisan producers create the first Scottish Cider Brandy Strathearn Distillery (probably Scotland’s smallest distillery™,) and Scotland’s original cidermaker, Thistly Cross Cider, have joined forces to create the world’s first Scottish Cider Brandy. The combination of Thistly Cross Cider’s award-winning Scottish cider and Strathearn’s expertise in producing quality…

Lindores Abbey Distillery: A modern-day pilgrimage in the name of Scotch whisky. Fife-based distillery team head to France to reignite ancient links The founders of Lindores Abbey Distillery, known as the ‘spiritual home’ of Scotch whisky, have made a pilgrimage to France to re-establish ancient links with the town which inspired whisky distilling in Scotland.…

Whisky Whisky Solstice Festival on mission to create new malt fans A Whisky Solstice Festival aiming to ‘turn everyone on to whisky’ is setting up in the capital later this month. The Edinburgh Whisky Solstice will entertain and educate new fans on the water of life by bringing more than 35 whisky producers to the…

DUNBAR SERVES UP A TASTY TREAT FOR MUSIC FANS WITH A NEW ONE-DAY ‘FEASTIVAL’   – DAYTRIPPER FESTIVAL Indie rockers Idlewild will headline the Daytripper Festival, a new music and food festival which will take place in the town’s Lauderdale Park on September 3rd. It will be a unique chance for East Coast fans of…

A new bar for Edinburgh – Cannonball Whisky Bar, Edinburgh A family affair: Partnership sees whisky bar open in iconic Edinburgh location Two long-standing family businesses have joined forces to create a stunning new whisky bar in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town which will celebrate its official launch tonight. Ian Macleod Distillers, owners…

St Andrews resort has ‘the perfect tonic’ for World Gin Day As the Scottish gin trade continues to flourish, the five, red-star Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews reveals plans for their first Scottish Gin Festival. The ‘Road Hole Gin Festival’ takes place ‪on Sunday 12th ‪June … the perfect follow…