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The Atholl Highlanders at Blair Castle

The global success of Scotch Whisky has been celebrated with 45 new members of the Keepers of the Quaich being inducted into the international society at a private ceremony held at Blair Castle in Blair Atholl on Monday 2nd October 2023. This is the 66th Ceremony and Banquet to take place here.

Mountaineer Kenton Cool was the Guest of Honour and was awarded the title of Honorary Keeper.
Only 63 guests have been awarded the title of Honorary Keeper of the Quaich.

Keepers of the Quaich was established by the Scotch Whisky industry to recognise the outstanding commitment of those involved in the production, promotion or protection of the world’s finest spirit.

To qualify, new Keepers must have worked in the industry for a minimum of seven years and the accolade is in recognition of their personal contribution to Scotch Whisky.

Since the foundation of the Society, around 3,500 men and women from more than 100 countries...

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