Richard Paterson OBE


Whyte & Mackay


Chair Judge and member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Also known as 'The Nose', Richard Paterson is one of the most respected figures in the Scotch whisky industry, and has held the position of master blender at Whyte & Mackay for over fifty years.

Paterson is a famous advocate for Scotch whisky; when not in Scotland, he spends his time travelling the globe educating and presenting to a wide-ranging audience.

Richard Paterson OBE