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La Confrérie des Compagnons Goustevin de Normandie

12th International Grand Chapter of Goustevin Scotland

Rt Rev. Susan Brown

Photo by Ewan Weatherspoon, Inverness

The 12th International Grand Chapter of Goustevin Scotland took place in Inverness on Friday 3 May 2019 followed by a superb Celebration Banquet in the Macdonald Drumossie Hotel.

The picture shows the Rt Honourable, Rev. Susan Brown, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland being inducted as Noble Dame d'Honneur.

A full account of the Grand Chapitre and Banquet can be found on our Chapters & Reports Page


Frost Protection Fires at Puligny Montrachet !
This image shows hundreds of small fires alight at Puligny Montrachet. The fires are set to protect the vines against the possibility of a late frost. With thanks to Jean Louis Bernuy who sent us the photograph.
Frost Protection

Goustevin Mosel 10th Anniversary ~ November 2018

A sizeable delegation attended the celebrations held in Zeltingen-Rachtig, a small township on the very picturesque River Mosel to celebrate the inauguration of the Goustevin’s German Embassy.

A full report of this visit can be found in the Chapters & Reports Page.


50th Anniversary Celebration ~ Rouen ~ November 2017


Kirking of the Council ~ Inverness ~ 10 September 2017

The Conseil Magistrale d'Ecosse was invited to attend the parade and service for the ceremony known as The Kirking of the Council in Inverness on Sunday 10 September 2017. The Kirking of the Council is a tradition which happens in many Scottish towns and cities and in Inverness its origins can be traced back 400 years. Three of our own council members took part in full ceremonial robe, in what is both an honour and recognition for Goustevin Scotland.


40th Anniversary Gala Dinner

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Creation of Embassy
1977 ~ 1986
1987 ~ 1996
1997 ~ 2006
2007 ~ 2016

Some other photographs from the evening can be viewed here.


Inverness Embassy of the Confrérie des Compagnons Goustevin de Normandie

The Scottish Confrérie, known as Goustevin Scotland, is now over 40 years old and has 120 members with new members being inducted at regular intervals. It is an extension of the original Confrérie founded by French wine merchants in Normandy in 1967.

The Confrérie aims:


 

 

Indianapolis to Hold Grand Chaptire in October 2019

The Indianapolis Grand Chapitre is scheduled to be held on Sunday 13 October 2019.

Scott Phillips, Connetable at Indianapolis, has kindly extended an invitation to members of Goustevin Scotland to join them. The location for the event itself will be at the Columbia Club, which is in the very heart of downtown Indianapolis

If any members are interested in forming a Scottish Delegation to Indianapolis in October, please indicate to Nicol Manson so that he can coordinate responses.

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Rouen Date Set

Also coming up on 16 November 2019, a Grand Chapitre will be held in Rouen, France.

Details will follow when available.

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BBC Interviews Goustevin Scotland Members

 

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