Masterclasses Demystifying Malts at Edinburgh Whisky Solstice

Masterclasses Demystifying Malts at Edinburgh Whisky Solstice

Tomorrow’s Edinburgh Whisky Solstice at the Assembly Rooms will give festival-goers a unique opportunity to meet distillers, sample whiskies from across the world and take part in two special masterclasses to entertain and educate whisky novices and aficionados on the...
Eat Scottish are co-hosting #ScotlandHour!

Eat Scottish are co-hosting #ScotlandHour!

We are delighted to be co-hosting this month’s #ScotlandHour twitter chat! Join us and other tweeps on the 29th of June at 9pm to talk ‘Summer Planning’. Full information questions below.   #Scotlandhour Twitter Chat, Wednesday 29 June, 9-10pm...
Gin Map of Scotland Launched

Gin Map of Scotland Launched

The map includes nine Scottish gins created in the last year with two, McQueen gin and Persie gin, launching just last week. The map is a celebration of Scottish gin which has rocketed in popularity in recent years, threatening to overtake whisky as Scotland’s...
Whisky Bar Opens in Iconic Edinburgh Location

Whisky Bar Opens 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 celebrated its official launch last night. Ian Macleod Distillers, owners of Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky and...
6th June #Scotfood Questions Announced!

6th June #Scotfood Questions Announced!

#Scotfood is a monthly chat on twitter and is hosted by @Eat_Scottish. We cover a wide range of food and drink related subjects including recipe ideas, food and drink events, encouraging new entrants to the industry, products and producers! #Scotfood takes place on...
Scottish Culinary Team: A Brief History

Scottish Culinary Team: A Brief History

The Scottish Culinary Team was first established in the late 1970’s, initially the team was composed of chefs who entered International Culinary Competitions as individual competitors, it was not until 10 years later that a Scottish team was formed to compete at the...
Last Call For HIFDA Entries

Last Call For HIFDA Entries

Jill and Callum Clark at Connage Highland Dairy are the current Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards Ambassadors. These awards recognise excellence across the Highlands, islands and Cairngorms National Park area in thirteen different categories ranging from...
Women Farming in Scotland

Women Farming in Scotland

Today a rising number of women in Scotland are choosing farming as a career. In 2008 there were 13,000 women working in farming in Britain, in 2014 the figure rose to 23,000. At the Glasgow Food Assembly many of the farmers are women. The Food assembly is an online...