Kin­tyre dis­tillers’ In­ver­ness gin win

Campbeltown Courier - - DISTRICT NEWS -

Beinn an Tuirc dis­tillery’s boss was fizzing with pride af­ter re­ceiv­ing an­other award. The firm which makes Kin­tyre Gin scooped Best New Busi­ness at the High­lands and Is­lands Food and Drink Awards in In­ver­ness re­cently. Direc­tor Niall Ma­cal­is­ter Hall said: ‘This is an­other mas­sive con­fi­dence boost to our grow­ing busi­ness. ‘We were fi­nal­ists in the Best New Prod­uct and Best New Busi­ness cat­e­gories and the range and qual­ity of busi­nesses and prod­ucts in both groups was ex­tremely high. ‘The mo­ment be­fore the win­ning an­nounce­ment is al­ways aw­ful no mat­ter how much you con­vince your­self it’s enough just to be short­listed. ‘Best New­comer was up sec­ond af­ter din­ner and we were braced for hear­ing an­other name but were elated when host Jen­nifer Reoch read out Beinn an Tuirc Dis­tillers as the win­ner. ‘It is a re­ally won­der­ful feel­ing and, along with the Best New­comer ac­co­lade from the Scot­tish Gin Awards, this ac­knowl­edg­ment of our achieve­ments gives such a boost to our con­fi­dence as a young com­pany.’

Niall, Kenny and Emma Ma­cal­is­ter Hall with the dis­tillery’s tro­phy.

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