International Tartan Day

Grant's BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY INTERNATIONAL TARTAN DAY Facts for Australians Celebrated July 1 every year. Discover a different angle. Grant's. What is Tartan Day? In Australia it is held on July 1, the anniversary of the repeal of the repressive English 1747 Act of Proscription that banned the wearing of tartan as an outward sign of Scottish pride. Grant's Blended Scotch Whisky encourages people from Balmain to Balmoral and Perth to Port Douglas to show a little tartan flair this year and celebrate their heritage. Mashing Water Tank Malt Kiln Malt Bin Grist Bin Barley Steep Mashing Machine Yeast Tank Malt Mll Mash Tun Malting Floor Peat Wash Back Malting Fermentation 3,500 Tartans are popular. There are an estimated 3,500 different registered Tartan patterns with around 150 new designs being created each year. Tartans are registered to different clans, families, surnames, or military units and some are even protected by trademarks. Three million Australians are Scottish or of Scottish descent. Angels Share Oak Casks Condenser Sample Safe Spirit Still Wash Still Warehouse Vat Spirit Receiver Warehouse & Maturation Reduction & Filling Spirit Distillation Wash Distillation Charles Gordon came to Australia In 1909 Charles Gordon, the 100+ YRS AGO son-in-law of founder William Early Australian Governors John Hunter, Lachlan Macquarie and Thomas Brisbane Grant, spent a year taking Grant's whisky to Australia and the Far East. At the start of his epic journey Charles wrote in his notebook: "All things yield to industry and time. None cease to rise but those who were all Scottish cease to climb". Marrying Tuns W SCOTCH WHISKY Djsgorging Troughi Bottling Vat Disgorging & Marrying Bottling & Packaging Whisky consumption Over 1.5 million cases of Scotch sold in Australia Gra Gra Gra every year.... although not all to Scotsmen! 1 in every 10 bottles of Scotch Whisky sold in Australia is Grants The oldest woman in Scotland Janet Sheed Roberts. Grants Did you know that Janet Sheed Roberts, the granddaughter to founder William Grant is the oldest living Scot? She celebrates her 110th birthday in August 2011 and puts her longevity down to a daily "wee dram of whisky to ward off the winter chill" On Tartan day, July 1, make a toast to some of our famous figures from Australian history of Scottish descent. Mary McKillop Bon Scott Former Lead singer of ACDC Elle Macpherson Explorer Supermodel Roy Cazaly Famous AFL Robert Menzies Former Prime Minister Captain Cook Dame Nellie Melba Operatic Soprano Australia's first Saint Player Scottish Australians have helped to form our unique history, so raise your glass on Tartan Day and celebrate with a show of coloured thread! (Grant's Patiently crafted for you to enjoy responsibly.

International Tartan Day

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This infographic provides information for Tartan Day. It explains what Tartan Day is, what its roots are and the symbolism behind it. It shows how people in Scotland and Scots around the world celebra...


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