Top industry award for whisky man who resurrected North-east distilleries By Reporter April 7, 2018, 1:55 pm Updated: November 8, 2021, 3:32 pm Stewart Buchanan, 47, has been named a Keeper of the Quaich [[title]] [[text]] An error occurred. Please try again. [[success]] Email address Sign up A man who brought two North-east distilleries back to life has been given one of the Scotch whisky industry’s highest accolades. Stewart Buchanan, 47, has been named a Keeper of the Quaich for his role in the resurrection of the BenRiach and Glenglassaugh facilities in Aberdeenshire. He said: “To see my work earning rewards and being recognised alongside other Keepers of the Quaich who are stars in the industry is a real honour.” Now working as a brand ambassador, Mr Buchanan travels the globe selling whisky to buyers and hosting tasting sessions. He added: “Bringing BenRiach back to life again, and Glenglassaugh too, is a professional highlight.” Already a subscriber? Sign in [[title]] [[text]] Close This article originally appeared on the Evening Express website. For more information, read about our new combined website. More from the Press and Journal Smaller distilleries in the sights of larger players as whisky firms gear up for transfer season ‘Haunted manor’ to become Glendronach whisky tasting room and emotional plea for new Aberdeen children’s home As distilleries reopen, what is the future of Scotland’s whisky tourism industry in a post-pandemic world?