Celebrating Quality at the 2016 Glenmorangie Highland Grain Malting Barley Awards
In the 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.