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Famous Grouse treat visitors to Edinburgh airport to the best Scottish welcome

International visitors to Edinburgh Airport were today treated to the best type of Scottish welcome when a team organised by Scotland's oldest distillery, The Famous Grouse Experience, descended on the Airport to greet them.

Published: August 26, 2016
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Headed up by former Red Hot Chilli Pipers frontman Stuart Cassells, and supported by current chilli piper "Dougie the Piper", a random selection of visitors from across the globe were greeted at arrivals, piped to a waiting taxi and treated to a whisky and shortbread tasting experience before being dropped off at their final destination.

Julia & Nikolas from Sweden were the first couple to get the ultimate Scottish welcome, prompting staff at the airport to enquire if they were famous.

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Stuart Cassells, General Manager of The Famous Grouse Experience commented: "We're celebrating getting our five stars from VisitScotland again this week and we felt it was worth marking it with something a little different. Amazingly there's nothing on the internet about the best Scottish welcome so we thought it was about time there was.

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Julia & Nikolas from Sweden in the taxi. Picture: Famous Grouse

"We were delighted that Julia & Nikolas were up for the experience, and our second couple was Wilfred & Helga from Germany who will be visiting the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo tonight as well. Hopefully we've helped make their visits to Scotland as memorable as a visit can be."

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"As one of the closest distilleries to Edinburgh, and the most visited distillery in Scotland, The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret in Crieff is a popular destination for travellers to the city and we hope that we have shown them today that Scotland loves them and they are most welcome."

• For more information on The Famous Grouse Experience visit thefamousgrouseexperience.com

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