Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards

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Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards
13th
Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards - logo 01.jpg
Country Scotland
Presented by Glenfiddich
First awarded 1998

The Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards are annual awards given to notable Scottish people. It is sponsored by the scotch whisky company Glenfiddich. Nine awards are given out for art, business, environment, food, music, screen, sport, writing, and "Top Scot".[1][2] The awards were established in 1998.[3][4][5][6]

2013[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Andy Murray[7] Tennis player, winner of the men's singles title at Wimbledon
Art Ross Sinclair[7] Ilana Halperin
David Shrigley
Richard Wright[8]
Business Lewis Family[7] Mhor business of hotels, restaurants and cafes Joe Frankel
Bill Nixon
Gareth Williams[8]
Environment Gordon Buchanan[7] Wildlife cameraman, filmed The Polar Bear Family & Me Sandy Boyd
Emma Cooper
Gordon & Lorna Milton[8]
Food Tony Singh[7] Edinburgh chef, presented The Incredible Spice Men on BBC2 Ian Baird & Tommy Dale
Dale Mailley & Edward Murray
Michael Smith[8]
Music Donald Runnicles[7] Chief Conductor with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Django Django
Calvin Harris
Mogwai[8]
Screen Kate Dickie[7] Actress, appeared in Filth and For Those in Peril Peter Mullan
Claire Mundell
Paul Wright[8]
Sport Andy Murray[7] Tennis player, winner of the men's singles title at Wimbledon Eilidh Child
Ryan Mania
Scottish Women's Curling Team[8]
Writing William McIlvanney[7] William Dalrymple
J.K. Rowling (under pen name Robert Galbraith)
David Greig[8]

2012[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Michael Forbes Farmer at Balmedie, refused to sell his land for Donald Trump's golf course
Art Robert McDowell Owner of Edinburgh arts venue Summerhall John Bellany
Katrina Brown
Callum Innes[9]
Business Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne Cookery writer and founder of gluten-free food company Genius Foods Bill Dobbie
Ali Smeaton, Fraser Smeaton, Gregor Lawson
Jamie Smith[10]
Environment Alan Watson Featherstone Founder of conservation charity Trees for Life Polly Higgins
Ian Maxwell
Chris Townsend[11]
Food Gustavo Pardo Founder of Edinburgh coffee shop Artisan Roast Claire Macdonald
Mhairi Taylor
Peter Jackson, Dirk Douglas, Patricia Stephen[12]
Music Julie Fowlis Gaelic singer, featured in the soundtrack of Brave Nicola Benedetti
Johnny Lynch
Emeli Sandé[13]
Screen Kelly MacDonald Actress, provided the voice for Merida in Brave Ewen Bremner
Chris Fujiwara
Paul Laverty[14]
Sport Scottish Olympic and Paralympic Gold Medallists:
Tim Baillie (canoeing), Scott Brash (equestrian), Neil Fachie (cycling), Katherine Grainger (rowing), Sir Chris Hoy (cycling), Craig MacLean (cycling), Andy Murray (tennis), David Smith (rowing), Heather Stanning (rowing)
Instead of drawing up a shortlist of four nominees for voting, the award was given to all of the Scottish Olympic and Paralympic gold medal winners[15]
Writing Ewan Morrison Author Janice Galloway
Kirsty Gunn
Ali Smith[16]

2011[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Dr Gordon Rintoul Director of National Museums Scotland
Art David Mach Precious Light exhibition of collages and sculptures
Business Simon Howie[17] Chairman of Simon Howie Foods
Environment Dr Alan Bowman Researching the varroa mite, which affects bees
Food Norman MacDonald Proprietor of Café One in Inverness
Music David Paul Jones Composer
Screen Karen Gillan Actress, played Amy Pond in Doctor Who
Sport Neil Fachie Paralympic cyclist Don Lennox[18]
Writing Alan Bissett[19] Author

2010[edit]

The consulting panel comprised John McLellan, editor at The Scotsman and other correspondents, Sally Gordon of Glenfiddich, Peter Irvine and Stuart Nisbet from Unique Events, Fiona Bradley of the Fruitmarket Gallery, Celia Stevenson, and David Sole.[20]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot
Art
Business
Environment
Food Mac Mackie and family, Victor and Carina Contini

Roy Brett, Iain Burnett[20]

Music
Screen
Sport Mark Beaumont Chris Paterson, Alastair Kellock

Catriona Morrison, Leven Brown and Don Lennox[20]

Writing Andrew O'Hagan

2009[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Susan Boyle
Art Nicky & Robert Wilson Jupiter Artland
Business Richard Dixon Vets Now
Environment Mike Robinson Stop Climate Chaos Scotland
Food Pete Gottgens Ardeonaig
Music John McCusker
Screen Peter Capaldi
Sport Ronald Ross Shinty
Writing Ian Rankin

[21]

2008[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Chris Hoy[22]
Art Gareth Hoskins[22]
Business Fraser Doherty[22]
Environment Tanya Ewing[22] Ewgeco inventor
Food John Sinclair[disambiguation needed][22]
Music Peter Gregson (cellist)[22]
Screen James McAvoy[22]
Sport Mark Beaumont[22]
Writing Mark Millar[22]

2007[edit]

Kirsty Wark hosted the event held on Friday November 30, 2007

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Mick Jackson[disambiguation needed][23]
Art David Shrigley[23]
Business Mick Jackson[disambiguation needed][23]
Environment Paul Ramsay[23]
Food Salar Smokehouse[23]
Music Edywn Collins[23]
Screen David Tennant[23][24]
Sport Alex Marshall[23]
Writing Christopher Brookmyre[23]

2006[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Walter Smith[25]
Art Claire Barclay[25]
Business Mary Dickson[25]
Food The Really Garlicky Company[25]
Music Paolo Nutini[25]
Screen Gordon Ramsay[25]
Sport British Wheelchair Curling Team[25]
Theatre David MacLennan[25]
Writing Alan Spence[25]

2005[edit]

Lorraine Kelly hosted the event.

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Ian Rankin[26]
Art Jim Lambie[26]
Broadcast Stuart Cosgrove[26]
Business Graeme Cox[26]
Food Andrew Fairlie[26]
Music Nicola Benedetti[26]
Screen Leslie Hills[26]
Sport Andrew Murray[26]
Writing Rory Stewart[26]

2004[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Shirley Robertson[27]
Art Fiona Bradley[27]
Broadcast Still Game[27]
Business Angus McSween[27]
Food Allan Donald[27]
Music Roddy MacLeod[27]
Screen Brian Cox[27]
Sport Colin Montgomery[27]
Writing Louise Welsh[27]

2003[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Sharleen Spiteri[28]
Art Elizabeth Blackadder[28]
Business Sir Ian Wood[28]
Food Heart Buchanan[28]
Music Sharleen Spiteri[28]
Screen Ewan McGregor[28]
Sport Ronald Ross[28]
Writing McCall Smith[28]

2002[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Women's Olympic Curling Team[28]
Ambassador Sam Torrance[28]
Art Jack Vettriano[28]
Business Susan Rice[28]
Creative Talent Colin MacIntyre[28]
Food Shirley Spear[28]
Innovator Professor Malcolm Atkinson[28]
Sport Chris Hoy[28]

2001[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot JK Rowling[28]
Art Kenny Hunter[28]
Business Ivor Tiefenbrun[28]
Food Craig Stevenson[28]
Music Travis[28]
Screen Gerard Butler[28]
Sport Alain Baxter[28]
Writing Ian Rankin[28]

2000[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Katherine Grainger[28]
Art Roderick Buchanan[28]
Business Chris Gorman[28]
Food Nick Nairn[28]
Music The Delgados[28]
Screen Ian Bannen[28] Awarded posthumously
Sport David Coulthard[28]
Writing Liz Lochhead[28]

1999[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Sharleen Spiteri[28]
Art Alison Watt[28]
Books Iain Banks[28]
Business Charan Gill[28]
Film Peter Mullan[28]
Food Carina Contini[28]
Music John McCusker[28]
Sport Alex Ferguson[28]

1998[edit]

Category Winner Remarks Other
Nominees
Top Scot Kirsty Wark[28]
Art Will Maclean[28]
Books James Kelman[28]
Business Brian Souter[28]
Film Ewan McGregor[28]
Food Andrew Radford[28]
Music Martyn Bennett[28]
Sport Peter Nichols[28]

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