Blog: Olly WehringA funny thing happened on the way to The Macallan...

Olly Wehring | 16 February 2010

Number two in our haphazard, (hopefully) long-running series of drinks industry travel-related anecdotes.

Here's number one, to ease you back in.

At Heathrow's Terminal 5 yesterday (15 February) en route to Aberdeen for a dinner at Edrington Group's The Macallan distillery, the tannoy kicks up:

"Would Mr Rasmussen, travelling to Copenhagen, please make his way to gate A6 immediately, as the 'plane is ready to depart."

Not that Mr Rasmussen, surely?


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