'I am elated to see the increase in brand participation: about 270 expressions will be presented this year,' said Douglas Smith, the event director.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014
The Whiskies of the World Expo today released the exciting line up of brands participating at this year’s event which will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014, on The San Francisco Belle, Hornblower Yacht (docked).
Now in its 15th year, the Whiskies of the World Expo 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 small hard-to-find boutique whiskies, there will be a spirit to suit everyone’s taste. In addition to incredible spirits from every corner of the world: as close as California to as far as France, India, Australia, Taiwan, and Japan, the Expo will also feature seminars conducted by world famous Master Distillers and Brand Ambassadors. Many of the seminars are specially created for this year’s event:
Steve Beal (Diageo: Senior Master of Whisky) “A Rare Tasting”
Josh Gelfand (The Glenlivet) “Understanding Flavor through Aromas”
Jon Trainer (Glenmorangie) “Crafting a Flavor Profile”
Chip Tate (Balcones Distillery) “Whisky Aromas: Where Do They Come From?”
David Perkins (High West): “Whiskey: An Organoleptic Journey”
Cigars and Whisky (Ed Travino): “Partagas and Macanudo, Isle of Arran and Blue Flame Rye”
Guests will also enjoy a full buffet dinner, mixology demonstrations, Celtic crafts, whisky pairing with artisanal foods such as premium chocolate, organic jerky, sustainable seafood, handcrafted cheese, 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 $155 (sold out) and General Admission tickets cost $125. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.whiskiesoftheworld.com.
Brands Exhibiting are:
2 Gingers Irish Whiskey
8 Seconds Canadian whisky
Bird Dog Whiskey
Bushmills Irish whiskey
Collingwood Canadian whisky
Greenore Irish whiskey
Sam Houston Whiskey
SCOTCH AND OTHER MALT WHISKIES
Amrut Indian whisky
Brenne French Whisky
English Whisky Company
Gordon and MacPhail
Isle of Arran
Isle of Skye
King Car Kavalan Taiwanese Whisky
Muirhead's Silver Seal
Nikka Japanese whisky
Sutcliffe & Son
King’s Ginger Liqueur
More About Whiskies of the World LLC
Whiskies of the World 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, and has enjoyed a considerable growth since then. “For the five years I’ve been running the event, I am elated to see not only the increase in brand participation: about 270 expressions will be presented this year, but also in the variety of whiskies as well as the depth and education of the consumer,” said Douglas Smith, the Event Director.
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