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Celebrating Quality at the 2016 Glenmorangie Highland Grain Malting Barley Awards

In thGHA161201_3275e unique setting of the Glenmorangie Distilling House Highland Grain Chairman Mr Donald Ross warmly welcomed Highland Grain members, staff and guests to toast another year of quality malting barley production.

The gathering also heard from Glenmorangie speakers Mr Andy MacDonald and Dr Peter Nelson before the following prizewinners were announced and presented with their awards:

Best Sample – Low Nitrogen

1st          D  McCallum & Co, Shoreton, Culbokie – Concerto

2nd        J C T Scott, Broombank Farm, Auldearn – Concerto

3rd         Charles Fraser & Son, Shantullich, Munlochy – Concerto

Best Sample – Medium Nitrogen

1st          Brahan Farms Ltd, Brahan, Dingwall – Concerto

2nd        J F Holm, Easter Ferryton, Balblair – Concerto

3rd         Messrs John Ross, Ankerville, Nigg Station – Optic

Best Overall Malting Quality

1st          J Cameron Maciver, Wester Coltfield, Kinloss

2nd        W R and R Butler, Hillhead, Forres

3rd         G Elder & Son, Barleymill, Brodie

The evening closed with a vote of thanks by Mr Mark McCallum, Highland Grain Vice-chairman.