A tourism boom in Moray could be at risk of falling flat due to a shortage of chefs in the region.
Moray will raise a glass to celebrate Scotland's national drink this week with a packed programme of events.
A museum curator has been forced to call time on a Moray visitor attraction after almost dying in a swimming pool.
Whisky could hold the same potential for tourism in Moray as champagne and burgundy for the great wine producing regions of France.
A new step has been taken to try and give a boost to Moray's under-performing tourism sector.