So that's why I'm called Glenfiddich
A MAN named after his father's favourite whisky has travelled 4,000 miles to see the distillery that makes it.
The American, Nicholas Glenfiddich Lahren, thought to be the only person christened Glenfiddich, made a pilgrimage to the Speyside distillery where the single malt is made.
Mr Lahren was born in Norwich in 1980, but the family moved to Philadelphia, in the US, when he was young. When William Grant & Sons, Glenfiddich's maker, heard about his name, the firm promised to present him with a special crystal decanter when he turned 18.
Now, Mr Lahren has come to Scotland to collect his gift.
The technician travelled with his mother and two brothers to see the distillery. After touring it, he was presented with his decanter, and also received a personalised bottle of Glenfiddich Solera Reserve 15 Year Old.
Mr Lahren said: "I have always been proud to have Glenfiddich as part of my name.
"I've become an avid collector of Glenfiddich paraphernalia, and the decanter and bottle will have pride of place in my collection."
David Mair, chief guide at the distillery, said: "We are delighted to be such a special part of Mr Lahren's heritage."
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