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Glenmorangie Highland Grain Malting Barley Awards 2017

Highland Grain members, staff and guests were warmly welcomed again by Glenmorangie into the unique setting of the Still House at their distillery in Tain to celebrate another year of quality malting barley production.

The winner of the Best Overall Malting Quality award – Mr William Gill of Rosskeen Farms, Invergordon is pictured opposite (centre), accompanied by Mr Andy Macdonald, Distillery Manager, Glenmorangie (left) and Mr Simon Barry, Chief Executive Officer, Highland Grain (right).

The list of prizewinners were as follows:

 Best Sample – Low Nitrogen

1st           W W Martin & Son, Garguston, Muir of Ord – Concerto

2nd       J & J Henderson, Udale, Poyntzfield – Concerto

3rd        W O Gordon Bindal & Co, Bindal, Portmahomack – Laureate

Best Sample – Medium Nitrogen

1st           James Jack, Easter Lovat, Beauly – Concerto

2nd         J & A Cox, Meddat, Kildary – Laureate

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

Best Overall Malting Quality

1st        Rosskeen Farms, Rosskeen, Invergordon

2nd       J A Ross (Rhynie) Ltd, Rhynie, Fearn

3rd        AL and AC McCall, Culmaily, Golspie

 

The event raised £780 and will be donated to the Doddie Weir’5 Discretionary Trust for Motor Neurone Disease.