Distiller picks up ISC award

ONE of Scotland’s top distillers has been recognised for innovation and craftsmanship at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC).

• Dr Bill collects his award.
• Dr Bill collects his award.

Dr Bill Lumsden, director of distilling and whisky creation at The Glenmorangie Company, picked up the Special Recognition Award for a master distiller/blender – which was introduced this year to recognise individuals who have made a significant contribution to the industry.

The ISC praised Lumsden for his innovation, particularly in the field of wood management and cask finishing.

Lumsden said it was a “great honour” to be recognised by the ISC.