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.