Tasting Whiskey

Whisky Festivals - Celebrating Whisky

Whisky festivals have developed throughout the world as a way of celebrating all that is good about whiskey.

It provides opportunities to look taste and learn all about everything to do with this special drink.

Whisky Live

Whisky Live Scotland, George Square, Glasgow, Scotland. - September 8th and 9th 2006 Whisky Live Glasgow is a Whisky festival that is Scotland’s whisky tasting event of the year, bringing the celebration of whisky to the heart of its production.

Held in George Square, in the very centre of Glasgow, Whisky Live brings all the very best Scotch whisky to one event, appealing to both the enthusiast and the novice alike.

With expert advice on hand and the opportunity to learn about the whisky basics, Whisky Live Glasgow is intended to provide the ultimate whisky experience.

Whisky Live Glasgow has much to offer with the varied tastings available, the whisky experiences, masterclasses, live music and regular nose-off competitions

Whisky Live Paris France 2006. Palais Brogniart. Paris. 16th - 18th September 2006

Whisky Live Toronto 2006. Heritage Court, Toronto, Canada. 14th October 2006


Celebrating the New Year in Edinburgh is a tradition the Scots are very proud of, and indeed the celebrations normally are more widely celebrated than Christmas itself.

It becomes a great time to celebrate everything Scottish....including good Whisky!

The Islay Festival of Malt and Music

May 27th to June 4th 2006

The Islay Whisky festival is a large social event for all the family which includes visits to Bruichladdich and Ardbeg distilleries.

This year Bruichladdich clebrate their 125th anniversary, with opportunities to taste a number of previous bottlings and distillery tours.

New York Whiskey Event

The Scotch Whisky Society of America. The 13th Annual Single Malt & Scotch Whisky Extravaganza

New York Wednesday May 3, 2006 Roosevelt Hotel, Madison at 45th, New York, NY 10017

Chicago Thursday October 5, 2006, The Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.Chicago, IL 60604

Boston Thursday October 19, 2006, The Ritz Carlton, 15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02117

Washington D.C. Wednesday October 25, 2006, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004

Philadelphia Friday, October 27, 2006, The Union League of Philadelphia, 140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Seattle Friday, November 3, 2006, The Rainier Club, 820 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104,

San Francisco Tuesday, November 7, 2006, The Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Los Angeles Thursday, November 9, 2006, The Fairmont Miramar, 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Miami Wednesday, December 6, 2006, Seminole Hard Rock & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314

Tickets by advance purchase only: Telephone 800-990-1991

Whiskyfest New York and Chicago

WhiskyFest New York and WhiskyFest Chicago are the largest independent Whisky festivals in the U.S.

WhiskyFest New York will be held on at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square and is hosted by Malt Advocate magazine, America's leading whisky publication. This is the 9th annual WhiskyFest New York.

The Kentucky Bourbon Festival, September

The Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey festival gives you a weekend full of smooth Bourbon, delicious food, and great entertainment, with a healthy dose of Kentucky hospitality thrown in for good measure.

From black tie galas to historical tours, there is something for all ages and interests. It's a wonderful five-day event full of activities for the whole family.

Limburg Festival in Germany. Friday 4th August - Sunday 13th August 2006

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