Soaking up the summer sunshine outside a pub, it’s easy to forget all the effort that’s gone into producing a glass of beer.
Whisky has a global appeal for visitors who come to Scotland, and the latest figures from the Scotch Whisky Association confirms that appeal, with an estimated whisky export value of about £4 billion to the UK economy.
Scotland’s fast-growing drink industry is not just about whisky, beer and the phenomenal growth of gin-making.
Applications for the New Entrants Capital Grant Scheme, a key plank of the Scottish Rural Development Programme, will only be accepted for another two weeks.
Scotland’s spirits industry has grown exponentially, with HMRC recording a 107% rise in the number of new gin and whisky distilleries across the UK in the past five years.
Aberdeen romped into the quarter-finals of the Betfred Cup with ease as they swept a hapless St Mirren aside in impressive fashion at Pittodrie.
Like a Swiss watch or French perfume, Scotch whisky is one of the world’s most-renowned products and the UK’s largest food and drink export.
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Rugby fever will hit Stonehaven next weekend during a fundraising initiative for one Scotland’s greatest players.
Ross County saw a Betfred Cup quarter-final tie against Aberdeen slip from their grasp as they twice squandered the lead against Hibernian before suffering late heartbreak.
Buyers from across the country will seek out prize-winning cattle, suitable for further exhibition, at next week’s Thainstone’s Spectacular.
An insight into the key figures behind Knockhill ahead of the Fife racing circuit hosting another BTCC round
Motorsport is now a tough business with big budgets and expectations to match.
You might think a house swap sounds like something off a rather naff daytime TV show.
Travelodge’s attempts to build a hotel in Lerwick in partnership with Shetland Islands Council (SIC) have been rebuffed by the local authority.
The future of the north-east housing market is to be explored at the latest in a series of Press and Journal business breakfasts.
It is one of Britain’s most remote locations, with a population of just 60.
The boss of national housebuilder Dandara claims the company has “reaffirmed its commitment to the north-east” by purchasing land to support the first phase of an emerging new community in Aberdeen.
A curious cow was filmed checking out the public toilets in a small Shetland village after it escaped from its farm.
Sunset Song or bright new day for Scotland? Archie Macpherson is on his way to the north-east to talk about the beautiful game
He is one of Scotland’s most exalted commentators – the voice of a generation that grew used to its compatriots qualifying for major football tournaments on a regular basis.
Trade unions yesterday condemned North Sea workforce conditions claiming signs of the failings that led to Piper Alpha are “coming to the surface again”.
A volunteer lifeboatman paged after finishing a night shift was amazed to discover he was being sent to rescue his own father.
Engineering and technology firm Texo Group has snapped up family-run Aberdeen firm Orca Subsea in its latest acquisition. The former Orca Subsea business will become Texo Marine, a subsidiary focused on engineering services for diving and remotely-operated vehicle applications. The acquisition value was not disclosed. To read more on Energy Voice click here.
Balfour Beatty saw profits quadruple in the first half of this year despite a £44 million hit from the collapse of Carillion.
As the clouds cleared bright and early on Sunday morning, Brodie Castle near Forres was a hub of activity as classic cars and bikes from around the north-east gathered to take part in the annual Historic Wheels Rally.
A pilot has been praised for his quick thinking when a council plane was forced to turn back to Fair Isle after suffering engine failure shortly after take-off.
With a spotless interior and a lovely location, this spacious bungalow could well be your new home in time for autumn.
A teacher has been found for one of the remotest schools in the country where - despite its obvious beauty - few have stuck island life for long.
Jaws dropped in many middle-class households in 1978 when George Barron told television viewers he was off to do “a wee jobbie” in the potting shed.
Strengthening global links has helped a north-east specialist in engine pump manufacturing post healthy sales figures as it targets further growth in the international market.
The VisitAberdeenshire chief executive Chris Foy believes rural tourism can significantly boost the overall industry over the next five years.
Stewart Milne Group has created a new position to further strengthen the senior management team.
Little Demi Addison is a bundle of energy - but at eight-months-old her parents were told she suffered a stroke before she was even born.