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The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust are holding a dinner auction on Friday the 16th of September at the Banff Springs Hotel. Come and join us for a fun evening with the opportunity to bid on several exciting and exclusive auction lots listed below.

Tickets/Tables now available ????

• Drinks reception (18:30)
• Two course meal & Malt Whisky
• Toast to the Deveron by Mr Matthew Cordiner, Global Brand
Ambassador (Bacardi)
• Charitable auction
• Carriages

£30 (inc vat) per ticket; £300 (inc vat) per table of 10. Dress code: smart casual Tickets/Tables now available. Come and join us for a fun evening with the opportunity to bid on several exciting and exclusive auction lots.Contact or phone 01466 711 388 to book.
The evening is sponsored by BOWLTS Chartered Surveyors and The Deveron Single Malt Whisky.

Lot 1. Magnum of Chateau Angludet (2016)
An award winning Angludet.
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot in Oak barrels.
Donor: Malcolm Hay
Guide Price: £60

Lot 2. Chivas Regal 18 y/o Whisky
Created in 1997, Chivas 18 is a firm favourite among many whisky aficionados. Its complex and wideranging flavour profile has made it an iconic whisky blend, featuring no less than 85 flavour notes.
Remarkable flavours of sweet butterscotch, dark chocolate, zesty orange, and much more are ready
for you to discover with every sip of Chivas 18.
Donor: Chivas Brothers
Guide Price: £60

Lot 3. Rugby International – Four Tickets
Four tickets to see either England v New Zealand on Saturday 19th November 2022 or England v South
Africa on Saturday 26th November 2022 at Twickenham in the Autumn Nation Series.
Donor: Robert Shields DL
Guide Price: £500

Lot 4. Salmon Fishing at Forglen, River Deveron
1-week salmon fishing for x3 rods, w/c 03/07/23.
Donor: The executers of the late Mr Andrew Tennant
Guide Price: £500

Lot 5. Oil Painting of the River Deveron by Richard Foster RP

Oil Painting of the River Deveron looking west towards Rothiemay. 8 x 11 inches.Richard Foster is President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, and former Vice President and Hon. Treasurer.  He is also a member of the Art Workers Guild. In March 2009 he accompanied HRH The Prince of Wales on his Official Tour of South America as tour artist.

Donor: Richard Foster RP Guide Price: £500

Lot 6. A round of golf for four at Duff House Royal Golf Club
Duff House Royal Golf Club designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie is one of the outstanding courses in the
North of Scotland. Hosts of the 2021 Scottish Senior Men’s Open Championship. The famous River
Deveron, the challenge to many an angler, borders five holes and flows into the sea through the
seven-span Banff Bridge and forms the backdrop to the closing holes. Honorary member Ewen
Murray of Sky Sports can often be found on the banks if not on the course.
Donor: Duff House Royal Golf Club
Guide Price: £120

Lot 7. A selection of ‘Jim Murray’ Salmon Flies (x12)
The Jim Murray Salmon fly was firstly commissioned by actor and well-known angler Robson Green
for his good friend and fellow actor Jim Murray. Jim and Robson star in the ITV show Robson and
Jim’s Fly-fishing adventures. Jim has been a mainstay in TV and film both sides of the Atlantic for
over fifteen years and can be seen in Netflix upcoming series The Crown. He also co-runs the Murray
Parish Trust which recently raised £5mil for a new paediatric ED for the South of England. It is
salmon fishing, and the wild Atlantic salmon, that he is most passionate about. Jim is a nailed-on
devotee not only to its conservation, but also a proud advocate of the mental health benefits the
sport can offer the young and old alike.
Donor: Jim Murray & CFS Salmon Flies
Guide Price: £100

Lot 8. The Deveron 18 Years Old, 40% ABV (Sea glass bottle)
A stunning bottle of malt both in appearance and taste. A unique opportunity to secure the Deveron
18 presented in a beautiful sea glass bottle that is no longer in production.
Made where the river meets the endless brine, in any weather, drookit or clear, delve in fruity
depths where nutty notes are stowed, a dram for blether and fireside cheer!
Donor: Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust
Guide Price: £120

Lot 9. Football Hospitality Day – Derby County FC
X4 tickets to the Football at Derby. You will be entertained by Longcliffe Quarries Ltd in their box at
Pride Park. Welcome drink followed by a three-course meal prior to the game and tea/coffee with
cheese and biscuits at half time. Drinks are available throughout the game with the bill being settled
by Longcliffe Quarries. Car park ticket also included if required.
Match to be agreed with winning bidder.
Donor: Robert Shields DL
Guide Price: £500

Lot 10. Follow in the footsteps of Clementina ‘Tiny’ Morison – Two days salmon fishing for two
rods at Mountblairy which includes a brown wing killer fly tied on an antique hook.
Follow in the footsteps of the celebrated Mrs ‘Tiny’ Morison and fish the very beat where her record
salmon was caught on the exact same day (21st & 22nd October 2022 or 2023 by arrangement). The
winning bidder will also receive an authentic brown wing killer fly which was used to catch the huge
salmon. The fly has been tied on an antique hook by Stuart Foxall one of the UK’s leading fly-tying
Anglers to provide own tackle and their own ghillie (if required).
Beat Donor: Gordon Morison, Fly Donor: Stuart Foxall
Guide Price: £250

Lot 11. Dinner with Robson Green – 10th Feb 2023 (2 guests)
Robson Green is one of the best-known actors on British TV. Thanks to some amazing dramas and
documentaries, he is well-known worldwide. This unique lot will give two guests the chance to join
Robson and Zoila for dinner at the Fife Arms Hotel, Turriff on the evening of the 10th of Feb 2022.
The evening will be hosted by the Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust.
Donor: Robson Green & James Cruickshank OBE
Guide Price: £400

Lot 12. 1 Days Salmon/Trout fishing for two rods, Edinglassie Estate
A unique opportunity to fish on the upper Deveron. To be taken in 2023 by arrangement.
Donor: Malcolm Hay
Guide Price: £60

Lot 13. Weingut Graf von Kanitz, German white wine lot (x6 bottles)
The Graf von Kanitz winery is nestled the World Heritage Site ‘Upper Middle Rhine Valley’ in Lorch
on the river Rhine in Germany. The roots of the winery go back to the 13th century and it is known
for its locations and special soil structures. The development of healthy, resilient vines, as well as the
promotion of biodiversity of plants and animals in the ecosystem of the vineyard, are a top priority –
cultivating their areas in accordance with the strict guidelines of the Federal Association of Organic
Viticulture (BÖW) and meeting the high quality standards of the Association of German Prädikat
Wineries (VDP).
This wine package is a cross-section of the winery’s range, aptly named ‘Terroir pur’ (Pure land),featuring a Pinot Gris and five Riesling wines – each a noteworthy individual in itself.
Donor: Ulf Müller, Weingut Graf von Kanitz
Guide Price: £120

Lot 14. VIP Afternoon at Knockdhu Distillery
VIP afternoon for x2 guests at the Knockdhu Distillery.
This is a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes at one of Scotland’s bonniest wee distilleries.
You will also have the chance to meet some of the dedicated, skilled, and experienced team who
produce the highly acclaimed anCnoc single malt whisky.
Following a personal tour with the Distillery Manager, relax in the boardroom for a nosing and
tasting session.
Donor: Inverhouse
Guide Price: £250

Lot 15. The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Two tickets to the ballet at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden hosted by Robert and Alice Shields.
Includes pre-performance dinner at the ROH plus accommodation for two nights at a London Club,
both on the night of the performance and day following.
Donor: Robert Shields DL
Guide Price: £1,200

Lot 16. Guide Charters Sea Fishing Trip – 4 rods
Guide Charters can offer you the perfect anecdote to your busy modern life – a relaxing sea angling
trip with friends on the abundant crystal-clear waters of the Moray Firth! Skipper Harold’s
experience as a fisherman, along with his knowledge of the local area and fish species will help to
ensure that your trip will be enjoyable . . . and hopefully successful!
Donor: Harold Napier
Guide Price: £120

Lot 17. 6 bottles Château Grand Faurie La Rose Saint-Émilion Grand Cru 2018
This claret is classic Saint-Émilion. Predominantly Merlot grape, with a small amount of Cabernet
Sauvignon that makes it flavoursome. Expect plenty of blackcurrant and woody spice notes.
Donor: Andrew Allwood
Guide Price: £140

Lot 18. River Deveron, Cabrach by Bryan Angus – Signed Limited Edition Print (2/30)
Reduction lino print of River Deveron in the Cabrach. This print was commissioned by the Deveron,
Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust. Edition of only 30. 24cm x 34cm.
Donor: Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust
Guide Price: £180

Lot 19. The Home of Chivas – Blending Experience
Chivas Blending Experience for x2 guests at Strathisla Distillery (Keith) which includes a tour of the
distillery production areas.
Donor: Pernod Ricard
Guide Price: £120

Lot 20. Golf & Lunch at Meldrum House Clubhouse for four players
The voucher entitles four players to enjoy bacon rolls & coffee before a round of golf at Meldrum
House Golf Club. Afterwards, a two-course lunch (drink must be paid for separately) will be provided
in Clubhouse. Must be taken before 30th Sep 2023.
Donor: Pat Machray
Guide Price: £230

Lot 21. Aberdeen FC – Signed AFC Home Shirt
Aberdeen FC football shirt signed by the 2022/23 squad
(50 % of proceeds will be donated to AFCCT)
Donor: Aberdeen FC Community Trust
Guide Price: £150

Lot 22. Roebuck Stalking Drummuir Estate, Banffshire
Enjoy two outings stalking on Drummuir Estate in Moray for two roe bucks; one good 6 pointer buck
and one cull buck. Additional stalking can also be arranged, as can accommodation in one of our
holiday cottages. Dates can be mutually agreed, but the best time would be July/August 2023. If you
can’t wait, the estate can offer up to 4 outings for doe this autumn instead – by arrangement and
mutual agreement.
Donor: Torquil Gordon-Duff
Guide Price: £250

Lot 23. Thirty pools on the Dee, Deveron, Spey and Findhorn by Iain Ogden (Signed)
This A4 landscape hardback book is signed and numbered by the author and is fully illustrated with
aerial and bankside photographs complimented by artist’s paintings. In his third salmon book the
author focusses on the very pools where salmon are caught, it features 30 of the most notable
salmon pools on four of the most famous salmon rivers in Scotland.
Donor: Iain D Ogden
Guide Price: £45

Lot 24. VIP Tour and tasting for four guests – Macduff Distillery
A unique opportunity to visit Macduff distillery the home of The Deveron malt (not open to the
public) followed by a private tasting session.
Donor: Macduff Distillery (Bacardi)
Guide Price: £300

Lot 25. Six rods for one day on Dochfour and Laggan, river Ness
6x rods for one day on the adjoining beats Dochfour and Laggan on river Ness, in either August or
September 2023 (a date must be booked in by December 31st, 2022). Three rods fish each beat and
switch at lunchtime.
Donor: WildLand Ltd
Guide Price: £620

Lot 26. Bollinger Champagne Special Cuvée & 6 bottles Charmes De Kirwan 2017
• 1.5 ltr (Magnum)- Pale-gold in colour and the mousse is light and persistent.
• A classic claret from Margaux, France.
Donor: Andrew Allwood
Guide Price: £240

Lot 27. Deveron Ladies Set
Includes: x1 small silk scarf, large organic soap, small organic soap, hand cream and bath minerals.
Donor: Robert McConnell
Guide Price: £35

Lot 28. Round of Golf at Royal Aberdeen for 3 players
Royal Aberdeen Golf Club in Aberdeen, Scotland, was founded in 1780 as the Society of Golfers at
Aberdeen and became the Aberdeen Golf Club in 1815. Until 1888 members played on the Queen’s
Links close to the city before moving across the river Don to the links at Balgownie. The Course was
originally designed by the Simpson Brothers, Archie, and Robert of Carnoustie and later re-bunkered
and lengthened by James Braid to ensure our classic links kept pace with the modern game. The
club’s ‘Royal’ patronage was awarded by Edward VII in 1903.
Donor: Scott Harvey
Guide Price: £300

Lot 29. House of Lords – Lunch for 2
Lunch or dinner for two in the House of Lords as guests of the Earl of Shrewsbury.
Donor: Earl of Shrewsbury & Talbot DL
Guide Price: £300

Lot 30. The Macallan – Discovery Experience for two guests

This experience takes guests through our proud heritage, while exploring the journey from acorn to glass and sampling some of our distinguished single malt whiskies. You will be welcomed with The Macallan roast coffee and home baked scones, before exploring The Macallan Whisky Wall. You will then be led by one of our friendly and knowledgeable hosts through the Distillery experience, including a guided tour of our iconic Cave Priveé for a tutored tasting of some carefully selected Macallan whiskies, before visiting The Macallan Bar for a final whisky experience.

Donor: The Macallan Estate (Edrington)

Guide Price: £120    

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