Eat, drink and be merry at BOWfest with Capercaillie, Skerryvore and Skipinnish – on the brink of the big vote

Whether you’re hoping to see Scotland fly solo or stay with the United Kingdom,the 2014 BOWFEST, the Best of the West Continue reading

BOWfest 2013 hits the spot

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Well, it’s over for another year – but the 2013 Best of the West Festival was a howling success – and that’s not just the wind. Continue reading

BOWfest IS the best of the west

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The 2013 Best of the West Festival at Inveraray Castle – or BOWfest – got off to a cracking start today, Continue reading

Some BOWfest tickets will be available on door

Nearly there now. The music, food, Loch Fyne Whiskies, Fyne Ales and George Hotel bar tents are up, the electrics Continue reading

10 days to BOWfest – Best of the West Festival at Inveraray castle

Photo: Skerryvore (from the Gaelic An Sgeir Mhòr meaning "The Great Skerry") is a remote reef that lies off the west coast of Scotland, 12 miles (19 kilometres) south west of the island of Tiree.</p><p>Skerryvore is also as the The Falkirk Herald put it “Six of the best musical ambassadors Scotland could ever have wished for… a living, breathing, l2 legged party waiting to happen.”<br
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BOWfest brings the very best of the Scottish west coast in music, food, drink, physical challenge and fun Continue reading

Loch Fyne Whiskies sold

It has been announced today that the famed specialist whisky retailer, Loch Fyne Whiskies, has been sold Continue reading

A very special Islay whisky: Bruichladdich Cask 1 – ‘Wee Ruari’

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This is a Lazarus whisky, the first single malt from one of Islay’s legendary distilleries, Bruichladdich, back from the dead on 29th May 2001 Continue reading

For Argyll’s Christmas nominations


[Completed 26th December] This has been some year – of enterprise, surprise, achievement, investment, determination Continue reading

BOWfest: one HUGE party, one extended family

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With tomorrow still to come, as we’re writing, [18.55, Saturday 15th] Skerryvore are about to take to the stage Continue reading