9 December 2016
George Grant wins Scotch Whisky Ambassador of the year 2017
George Grant, 6th generation of the Glenfarclas family, has been awarded the coveted award of Scotch Whisky Brand Ambassador of the Year at the Whisky Magazine, Icons of Whisky Awards.
The prestigious ceremony saw the whisky industry's biggest names competing for a wide variety of awards, encompassing production and sales teams from distilleries around the world into one memorable event.
The panel of industry experts crowned our very own George Grant as Scotch Whisky Brand Ambassador of the Year, an undoubtedly deserved title earned from over a decade of tireless and passionate representation of the Glenfarclas brand.
Frequently travelling around the world, George has become a formidable character in the whisky industry, known by everyone for his charismatic contributions to our independent distillery and its extensive international markets.
George commented: 'I am delighted to have been chosen for this award amongst strong competition from many dedicated ambassadors. Being able to share my family's traditions around the world is an honour, and I am grateful to the many people I meet who express their appreciation of Glenfarclas Highland Single Malt whisky.
Thank you to everyone who voted for me, and best of luck for future editions of this memorable event.'
Katie (Glenfarclas Brand Ambassador)