California, San Francisco (PRWEB) February 20, 2012
The Whiskies of the World Expo and Artisanal Spirits Fest today released the exciting line up of brands participating at this year’s event which will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012, on The San Francisco Belle, Hornblower Yacht (docked).
Now in its 13th year, the Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Fest gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers and ambassadors to give its guests an opportunity to sample, learn and experience the art of whisky. A San Francisco favorite, the Expo is adding new and exciting details to the evening to make sure that this is the event of the year.
From the biggest brand names to whiskies that are not even available for sale, there will be a spirit to suit everyone’s taste. In addition to incredible spirits from every corner of the world, the Expo will also feature seminars conducted by world famous Master Distillers and Brand Ambassadors. Among those giving seminars are:
Steve Beal (Master of Whisky, Diageo) “Walking through the Regions of Scotland”.
Andrew Webber (Corsair Artisan), Don Poffenroth (Dry Fly Distillery), and Surprise Speaker “The Innovators of Craft Distilling”.
Simon Brooking (Master of Whisky, Beam Global) “Scotch Romance: Laphroaig Meets Sherry or the Marvels of Maturation”.
David Blackmore (Moët Hennessy) “A Tale of Two Whiskies - Ardbeg and Glenmorangie”.
Anthony Wills (Kilchoman) and Euan Mitchell (Isle of Arran)
“Independent Distilleries of Scotland”. How they are similar to independent bottlers.
Ed Trevino (General Cigar), Brad Jarvis (Douglas Laing), and Phil Prichard (Prichard's Distillery) “Cigars and Whisk(e)y - A Perfect Combination”.
Guests will also enjoy a full buffet dinner, mixology demonstrations, Celtic crafts, whisky pairing with artisanal foods such as premium chocolate, organic jerky, handcrafted cheese, sustainable fish, and chutney, a live Pipe and Drum Concert and more, including some surprises. In addition, the Expo will allocate the top deck for Cigar and Whisk(e)y pairing-a standing out component of the event.
VIP tickets cost $150 (sold out) and General Admission tickets cost $120. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.whiskiesoftheworld.com.
Brands Exhibiting are:
Corsair Artisan Triple Smoke Whiskey
Dry Fly 100% Washington Wheat Whiskey
Low Gap Whiskey
Old Potrero 18th Century Style Whiskey
St George Single Malt Whiskey
Sullivans Cove Single Malt 46% (Australian)
Templeton Rye Small Batch Whiskey
Chieftain's Independent Bottler
Douglas of Drumlanrig
Douglas XO Blended Scotch Whisky
Isle of Arran
Isle Of Skye
Kilkerran WIP 2 or 3
Muirhead's Silver Seal
Samaroli Independent Bottler
The Singleton of Glendullan
Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes
Revel Stoke Spiced Whisky
Benjamin Prichard's Double Barreled Bourbon
Bulleit Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Dry Fly 101 Straight Bourbon
Hirsh Small Batch Reserve
Small Batch Bourbon Collection: Baker's
Small Batch Bourbon Collection: Basil Hayden's
Small Batch Bourbon Collection: Booker's
Small Batch Bourbon Collection: Knob Creek
Wathen's Single Barrel
Anchor Steam Bear, Anchor Liberty Ale
Amrut Old Port Rum
Benjamin Prichard's Lincoln County Lightning
Corsair Artisan Wry Moon (unaged Rye)
Dry Fly Gin
Dry Fly Vodka
Fluid Dynamics Aged Cocktails
Germain-Robin Craft-method Brandy
King’s Ginger Liquor
Kuchan Alambic XO brandy.
Maison Surrenne Cognac
No. 3 London Dry Gin
Prichard's Fine Rum
Rusty Blade Gin
Still Waters Single Malt Vodka
More about Whiskies of the World LLC
Whiskies of the World LLC is Based in California and owned by the International Wine & Spirits Competition and Douglas Smith.
The first annual Whiskies of the World Expo was held in San Francisco in 1998. Since that time it has expanded to include the Artisanal Spirits Fest which celebrates the art of craft distilling.
For general and press information, contact:
Phone: (408) 225-0446